Benefit will help Hospice of Mercy
Soup for the Soul, the seventh annual Mercy Health Foundation event, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 23 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 2500 Main Ave.
Local restaurants and caterers will feature soups, appetizers and desserts at the event to benefit Hospice of Mercy. In addition to the meal, there will be a silent auction featuring art by local artists and live music.
The cost is $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased at all Alpine Bank locations or by calling the Mercy Health Foundation at 764-2800.
For more information, visit www.HospiceofMercy.org. Hospice of Mercy has provided end-of-life care and bereavement services to the communities of Durango and Pagosa Springs for more than 30 years.
Childhood cancer fundraiser planned
Local firefighters and residents will shave their heads to help conquer childhood cancer from 3 to 6 p.m. March 19 at Digs Restaurant, 125 Mercado St.
This will be the eighth year of the St. Baldricks celebration in Durango.
To participate, visit www.stbaldricks.org and click on Find an Event.
The St. Baldricks Foundation is a nonprofit group dedicated to raising money to fund research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.
For more information, call (888) 899-BALD or visit www.StBaldricks.org.