The Utah Council of the Blind will hold a silent auction and bake sale at the Murray B. Allen Center for the Blind, 309 E. 100 South, Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit programs for blind Utahns, particularly transportation and reader programs.Auction items include lamps, computer supplies and software, photographs, food coupons, medical equipment and supplies, and more. Donations are still being received by Margaret McGuire at 566-6306, Salt Lake, or Ruth Wheeler, 393-7991 in Ogden.