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Benefit North House by shopping
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Heart and Hands Emporium

What: Shopping event to benefit North House Facility for Women with Addictions
Where: First Baptist Church Banquet Hall, 751 Green St., Gainesville
When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
How much: $3; shoppers are invited to pay $10 to cover their ticket, provide a $7 donation to North House and enter them into prize drawings
More info: Contact Jenny Burns at 404-388-6320 or Bev Knight at 770 536-0322

From clothing to accessories, children's gear, art and baked goods, this year's Heart and Hands Emporium should have a little something for everyone.

The Women's Ministry of the First Baptist Church of Gainesville has organized the shopping event with the theme "Changing the World One Purchase at a Time," which will benefit the North House in Gainesville, a facility for women recovering from drug and alcohol addictions.

More than 50 vendors will sell their goods Friday and Saturday in the church banquet hall to raise money for the cause.

Along with shopping, there will be special entertainment, prize drawings and food including homemade baked goods.

For shoppers who want to make a donation to North House, admission will cost $10.

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