Highland News Leader

Highland area fundraisers for the week of May 7

Girl Scouts golf tournament

The Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois 26th Annual Golf Classic is slated for Monday, May 11 at Gateway National Golf Links in Madison.

Cost is $175 per player, $700 for a team. There are also many golf activities planned, including a “Beat the Pro” challenge, 50-50 drawing, longest-drive contest and mulligans.

To register to play, become a golf tournament sponsor, or for more information, contact Emily Kimmey in Fund Development at 800-345-6858 or email her at ekimmey@gsofsi.org.

For more information, visit the GSSI website at www.gsofsi.org.

Highland Garden Club Plant Sale

The Highland Garden Club will have its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 9 at the Korte Recreation Center parking lot. There will be nursery-grown hanging baskets, annuals, tomato plants and lots of perennials. The sale starts at 8 a.m. and goes until noon. There will be no early sales.

Stewards of Hope “Yard Sale Extravaganza”

Stewards of Hope will host its third annual “Yard Sale Extravaganza” (formerly known as the Junk in Your Trunk Sale) at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland on Friday, June 5.

Register to sell your garage sale items by contacting Jennifer Whitten at (618) 363-5634 or jennifer.whitten@hotmail.com. For $25, sellers receive four large parking spaces and a $4 credit at the concession stand for the day. All your profits are yours to keep.

The event has had a great turnout in the past and sellers have been very happy with their results.

The sale runs from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 5.

Proceeds benefit Operation Elba’s Orphans through Stewards of Hope. For more information visit on Facebook or at www.stewardsofhope.org.

Troy UMC Spring Auction

The annual Troy United Methodist Church UMW Spring Auction is scheduled for Friday, May 8, at the church, 407 Edwardsville Road in Troy. The evening event, beginning at 5:30 p.m., will feature the third annual live auction.

Proceeds will benefit Cunningham Children’s Home, Mount Vernon Children’s Home, Ministries Unlimited, Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House, Oasis Women’s Center, Red Bird Mission, Good Samaritan House, The Covering House and Midwest Mission Distribution Center.

For more information, visit the church website, www.troyumc.org, or call 667-6241.