Highland News Leader

Highland area fundraisers for the week of May 28

Highland Garden Club plant sale

The Highland Garden Club will hold its second plant sale of the summer on Saturday, June 6 in the Korte Recreation Center parking, lot near Glik Park Gardens, from 8 a.m. until noon.

As always, a wide variety of healthy plants will be available for sale, including various flowering plants, grasses, hostas, and tomato plants, which Garden Club members have been potting for several weeks now in preparation for the annual event. If you missed the first sale, you still have a chance to purchase some plants to fill out those flower beds and bare spots in your landscaping.

Proceeds from the Plant Sales will enable the Garden Club to continue their efforts in maintaining and beautifying both Glik Park Gardens and Lila’s Garden. If anyone is interested in joining or learning more about the club, contact Club President Kathy Moore at 654-3579 or any Garden Club member.

SJH Gift Shop sale

The HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital (Highland) Gift Shop will be holding a 20 percent discount pre-inventory sale Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29. St. Joseph’s Hospital Gift Shop hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The St. Joseph’s Hospital Gift Shop, which is sponsored by the St. Joseph’s Auxiliary, is three-times larger than the previous gift shop in the old Main Street location. Plus, the new gift shop has a variety of general gift items and ideas that patrons can browse through and purchase.

Call (618) 651-2592 for more information.

SJH Auxiliary to sponsor Dillard’s shopping event

The HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a two-day Dillard’s Department Store shopping event on Monday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, June 16 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fundraising event will be held in the Ungacta Conference Center at the new St. Joseph’s Hospital.

A percentage of all sales will be donated to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary in their support of the healing ministry of Jesus Christ at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Merchandise from the $10 million inventory of the Dillard’s Department Store in Fairview Heights will be available on site for purchase. Items will include clothing; casual, dress/casual, and tennis shoes; housewares; handbags; jewelry; fragrances; gift cards; and more. All sizes of apparel will be available both days of the shopping event or shipped free to the home of the buyer.

In addition, local residents can take advantage of pre-sale purchases at the Fairview Heights St. Clair Square Dillard’s department store location June 1-14.

Just take your merchandise to the Dillard’s Customer Service Desk (second floor behind Children’s Department) and mention that you will pick-up and pay for your merchandise at the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary Dillard’s two-day sale June 15-16.

Then, pick-up and pay for your merchandise at SJH during the two-day sale.

Pre-sale purchases cover all Dillard’s Department Store merchandise selections.

For more information, call (618) 654-6266.

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.

Highland Jaycees Critter Crawl

The Highland Jaycees will host their third annual “Critter Crawl” pet parade on Saturday, June 6 to benefit the Highland Animal Shelter.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Lindendale Park with the parade beginning at 10 a.m.. The cost is $15 for early registration, which will include a goody bag and T-shirt. eEarly registration ends May 25. Registration day of is $20, which includes a goody bag but no T-shirt is guaranteed.

Following the parade, entertainment will include a costume contest, pony rides, a photo booth, vendors, and more.

Contact Sarah Sloan at sarahschm77@yahoo.com with any questions.