The 38th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at Memphis, will be held Saturday, December 7th, 2019, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The event features exhibitors coming from Iowa, Illinois and Missouri and offers free admission to all shoppers and browsers.

Doors open at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday for vendors to set up. Students will be available to help exhibitors load and unload. Exhibitors are asked not to leave before 3:00 p.m.

A food stand will be open all day. Doughnuts and coffee will be available in the morning. Lunch will consist of hot dogs, chili dogs, ham sandwiches, chili, chips, pie, cake, tea, milk, coffee, soft drinks, hot chocolate and bottled water.

Santa pictures will be taken from 9:00 a.m. -.1:00  p.m.

Child care will be provided again this year for bazaar shoppers. There is a charge for these two services.

“Along with our faithful exhibitors over the past 37 bazaars, we. have a lot of new crafters with different items to be sold this year,” said Beta member Kathy Kiddoo. “Come out and do your Christmas shopping and enjoy a meal with family and friends.”

Anyone interested in. exhibiting at the Christmas Bazaar, please call: (660) 465-2496 or (660) 465-2668.

Giving back to the community is among the most important and valuable objectives of the Beta chapter.

The Epsilon Iota chapter has donated over $3,300.00 back to the community by giving Scotland County Senior Scholarships for continuing education, donations to school organizations such as FBLA., SCR-I Band, SCAPP, Jr. High Basketball, SCAMP, Boys Senior Breakfast and Dictionaries to the Spelling Bee winners.

Also, the Epsilon Iota chapter helps with community projects such as May Day flower delivery, SC Care Center, Methodist Church Christmas Wish program, Head Start Adopt a Child, St. John’s Church Thanksgiving Dinner and other community emergency needs.