ARDEN, N.C. — The SisterCare SpringFest will be held on April 26 at Lake Julian Park, 406 Overlook Rd. Ext.

Currently, they are seeking contributions of services from the community for an auction. Participants will wear sandwich boards to advertise what is being auctioned by a live auctioneer.

There will be a raffle for a bicycle and music. All proceeds go to SisterCare. Every is welcome.

More information will be available shortly.

To donate, email Cindy Moors at


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