Philadelphia jewelry designer John Wind once again will visit the gift shop at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wind will host a trunk show of his jewelry pieces, and also will offer the chance to create one-of-a-kind custom pieces for customers during the show. Hosted by the hospital Auxiliary, this show will benefit the health system and patients, and also will provide scholarships to health care students.
Wind will be available during the show to help customers create one-of-a-kind charm bracelets and necklaces. An extensive assortment of charms and chains will be available at various prices. This type of personalization also enables Wind to incorporate your own special or personal keepsakes into your design. Wind invites customers to bring along special items that can be transformed into a charm or finished piece of jewelry, such as a cherished charm, bracelet or locket, to create a keepsake. In addition to his customized jewelry pieces, Wind also will have an assortment of finished jewelry. All jewelry purchased can be signed, dated and personalized on the spot.
Formed in September 1957, the hospital Auxiliary works diligently to provide compassionate and encouraging outreach services to hospital patients, assisted living facility residents, visitors and the community as a whole. The auxiliary generates funds from gift shop sales, as well as a variety of fundraising events held throughout the year. Money generated from these fundraising activities helps support the numerous programs provided by the auxiliary services at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.