The Dundas Ruritan will host its annual “bulk chowder” this Saturday with serving to start at 11:00 and continuing until it’s all sold out. Priced at $15 per gallon, the chowder’s available by the gallon or half gallon, plus there will be homemade pies and other baked goods. Bring your own containers, but no glass.
The Southern Smiler’s 4-H Club will be selling pork burgers, chips, soda, and lemon, orange, and mixed shake-ups this Saturday in the Olney Rural King parking lot. Serving will start at 10:00 that morning and continue until sold out. All proceeds will go towards the 4-H Club’s activities for the year.
The Claremont Bonpas Fire Department will host a fundraising breakfast this Saturday morning with serving from 6:00 to 11:00 or until sold out. It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet with a wide array of breakfast food. Children under 5 eat free with tickets at the door. Proceeds to update firefighting equipment.
It’s another “taco night” this coming Friday night at the Olney VFW Post #4226. With serving from 5:30 to 7:30, it’s open to the public and call in orders can be made for pick up. Stop by or give them a call.
The Auxiliary of Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney is still taking orders for its annual Geranium fundraiser, that’s today through Friday, April 13th. The three colors available are red, white, and pink, and the plants are priced at $5.50 each. The delivery / pick up date is set for April 26th. So call now or anytime today thru April 13th, at 618-395-7340, extension 4009 and order your Geranium(s) ASAP.
A “mission trip” fundraiser is coming up to send two local ladies to Zambia, Africa in June this year. It’s a spring wreath-making event, led by Sam Benson of Ivy’s Cottage in Olney, with supplies provided. The cost is $40 per wreath, but only 25 seats are available. Call to register at 843-9444 by tomorrow.
A Relay For Life “silent auction” fundraiser is today in the private dining rooms at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. The public is encouraged to stop by from 9:00 to 3:30 today, look over the various items, and make a bid to help in our local fight against cancer for this Saturday’s Relay For Life.