Benefit for artist to buy FEMA trailer

Published 11:02 pm Friday, June 15, 2012

A benefit is scheduled July 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Firehouse Gallery, 1204 Main St., to help purchase a FEMA trailer for local artist Earl Simmons who lost his home and art workshop in a fire June 2.

The event will include music and a silent auction with more than 15 works of art donated from artists, including locals Kennith Humphrey, Jean Blue and Simmons. Anyone interested in donating, art pieces will be accepted through Thursday. For information call 601-638-9221.

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