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Free Art Show Reveals County Health Care Workers' Artistic Side

Monday, September 27, 2010

Archived. This is an older press release from 2010 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.


Contra Costa Health Services employees will share their artistic talents as painters, musicians, photographers and more during a free annual evening of art and music this Wednesday in Martinez. The event, titled Health Care Workers as Creators, will also feature hands-on creativity workshops. A silent art auction will benefit ArtsChange, a West County nonprofit that works to empower youths and reach the community through art. Displays will include photography, painting, woodwork, textile art and other works alongside a musical variety show including country and western, bluegrass, rhythm and blues, vocal music, Aztec and hula dancing and rock. Food and drinks will be served.

When & Where:

4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 29 at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Avenue in Martinez.


The event is open to the public. It is put on with the help of ArtsChange, Health Services staff and volunteers.

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