Highland News Leader

Alhambra news, meetings and events

October-fest at the Hitz Memorial Home

Hitz Home will be hosting an October-fest Thursday, Oct. 18, with authentic German food on the menu. Luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities will include Jim’s Polka Band from 1 to 1:30 p.m. followed by the Waterloo German Band that will entertain until 2:30 p.m. RSVP to the Hitz Home 618-488-2355.

Cub Scout Pack 3040

Cub Scouts will meet in the basement of Salem Church Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.

School News

Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Friday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Online power PTC activation codes, that allow parents to register a time for conferences online, will be mailed out Oct. 11. This is first come, first served on the dates and times available. It is best to sign up early if you have a tight schedule.

October will begin Fire Safety week.

Box Top winning class was Mrs. Snyders class with 840 box tops collected. Remember to keep collecting for the next fundraiser.

The next PTO meeting will be Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30p.m. at Alhambra School.

Cherrydale products are to be picked up at Alhambra Cafeteria Thursday, Oct. 11 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Halloween Walk/Run Fundraiser for the PTO will be held Saturday, Oct. 27. Parents are asked to register by Oct. 11 to get the early bird special of adults, $20 and children under 12, $15.

Hitz Memorial Home Apple Butter Season

Residents and volunteers will be peeling apples Oct. 15 and 16 and will be cooking Oct. 18. Each year the fragrance of cooking apples wafts through the neighborhood as many volunteers gather to cook the applebutter. This is a time-consuming process, and everyone that would like to try their hand at stirring the applebutter is welcome to stop by and share in the fun and fellowship.

Special Occasions


Oct. 16: Gerald and Gatha Suhre

Oct. 20: Jerry and Kim Reckman, Andy and Jennifer Mize, Ryan and Gena Hodapp

Oct. 21: Delmar and Marlene Korsemeyer, Josh and Ember Price

Oct. 24: Tracy and April Watson


Oct. 11: Tom Seest, Kathy Porter, Laurie Volsholler, Steve Sanders, Zachary Vasques and Richard Potter

Oct. 12: Bob Reckman and Sullivan Wright

Oct. 13: Kayla Green

Oct. 14: Electa Leach, Mary Reinhardt and Sara Ulrich

Oct. 15: Toni Rozanski

Oct. 16: Eddie Robbs, Tracy Watson, Judy Blom, Christopher Hosto and Alex Capstick

Oct. 17: Abby Sidwell, Les Gentry, Steve Reckmann, Steve Price, Logan Mollet and Landen Reckman

Oct. 18: Joe Stevenson, Bud Hefner and Jake Riepshoff

Oct. 19: Janelle Reilson