Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Upcoming ‘Best Yard Sale in Ohio’ accepting items for bargain-hunters’ bonanza

Bargain-hunters and closet-cleaners alike should be drawn to the “Best Yard Sale in Ohio” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 2 in the Shoemaker Center gym at Ohio University-Chillicothe. Donations will be accepted between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Aug. 1 at the Shoemaker Center side door. Members of OU-C’s Human Services Association, which is sponsoring the event, will be available to help unload items.

Items that cannot be accepted are bedding of any kind, large furniture, weapons and animals.

Items will be half-price after 3 p.m. the day of the event. Also, hotdogs, backed beans and cold drinks will be served, and other vendors will be on hand.

Proceeds from the sale benefit/support scholarships for Human Services Technology students that are awarded by the Ross County Mental Health Association. For more information, contact HST program coordinator Barbara Mahaffey at or (740) 774-7287.

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