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Stock Up for Beach Fun at Kona Town Market Night

June 28, 2017, 8:20 AM HST
* Updated June 28, 8:23 AM
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The public is invited to visit Hospice of Kona’s Memory Lane Thrift Store booth at Kona Town Night Market on Saturday, July 1, at Brewery Block in Kona.

Discounted, gently used beach items—boogie boards, noodles, coolers, kids sand toys, beach chairs and more—will be on sale to benefit Hospice of Kona’s residential home, Nakamaru Hale.

Monetary donations will be accepted at the booth as well.

There will also be  interactive games for kids.

Kona Town Night Market is free to the public and features a range of vendors, artists, food and a beer garden.

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“Memory Lane Thrift Store receives a lot of beach items from vacationers as well as from the community,” said Laura Varney, Hospice of Kona CEO. “We’re so grateful that we can turn around and sell those items at a great discount. Our Nakamaru Hale residents appreciate all of the support.”

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Hospice of Kona opened Memory Lane Thrift Store in 2010. It offers carefully chosen, lightly-used clothing, furniture, beach items, household goods, jewelry and unique vintage items. All donations are tax deductible: simply request a receipt when you drop off your items.

Memory Lane Thrift Store is located in Kona at 75-5745 Kuakini Highway (where the old 7-Eleven used to be) in Kailua-Kona.

For more information, call the store at (808) 326-9293.

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About Nakamaru Hale
Nakamaru Hale provides a comforting and compassionate home-like setting for hospice patients who need an alternative to home care. The residence accommodates up to five hospice patients for respite, transitional or longer-term care during their final months of life. The Hospice of Kona health care team works closely with patient, family and doctors as they develop a customized plan to care for physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs. Nakamaru Hale sits on a scenic and peaceful coffee plantation in Holualoa, HI. For more information about Nakamaru Hale, contact Hospice of Kona at (808) 324-7700 or [email protected].

About Hospice of Kona
Hospice of Kona provides family-centered support, education and care for those approaching the end of life. The organization is recognized as the best resource to support and advocate for the terminally ill and their caregivers and to educate professionals, volunteers and the general public about hospice care and palliative care.

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