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Norcross Museum Plans Art Fundraiser for Aimee Copeland

The Art for Aimee event scheduled for Sept. 29 will have artwork, live music, and a chance to meet Aimee Copeland.

Norcross is hosting a fundraising event for Aimee Copeland called "Art for Aimee" on Sept. 29. 

Aimee Copeland is the 24-year-old Snellville resident who lost her left leg, right foot and both hands as a result of a rare, flesh-eating bacteria contracted following a zip-line accident. She was diagnosed with the condition in May, and she came home last weekend from her long stay in the hospital.

The event will take place Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Norcross Welcome Center and Museum, and will showcase the artwork from Gwinnett artist Vicki A. Johnson.

Johnson is donating a portion of her art sales from the evening to Copeland, and all proceeds collected from the event will be donated to the Aimee Copeland Fund.

For updates on Aimee’s recovery, visit aimeecopeland.org. To donate to the Aimee Copeland Fund and for more info about the event and sponsorship opportunities, contact the Norcross Welcome Center & Museum at 678-421-2049 or email ckitchen@norcrossga.net.

Read more about this story on Norcross Patch

See also:

  • South Gwinnett Rotary Club Hosts 'Aimee's Blood Drive'
  • A Father's Arms
  • Video: Aimee Copeland Speaks Out
  • Snellville Welcomes Aimee Copeland Home

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