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On Saturday, January 8, 2022, the Olmsted family, along with Sandburg Gymnastics, will be hosting The Erin Olmsted Memorial Gymnastics Invitational, from 10:00 to 1:30, in the West Gym of Andrew High School. All
monies raised from ticket sales to this event will support the Erin E. Olmsted Scholarships as
well as the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists.
► If you would like to make a donation (now through January 30, 2022), checks should be made payable to The Erin Olmsted Scholarship Fund and mailed to: The Erin Olmsted Scholarship Fund, 15336 Teebrook Drive,
Orland Park, 60462, or donate online with a credit card at www.erinsaaimforchange.org
Information/donation brochures are located on the Fireside Room table.
I am part of a wonderful international women’s philanthropy organization: P.E.O. International. We help women of all ages fund their education through grants and low-cost loans. Women all across the U.S. and Canada contribute to these educational funds through local fundraisers. Our fundraiser is called “Education Is Our Bag”. We collect gently used handbags and resell them at local fairs. 100% of all the money we raise is used to fund women’s education. All you have to do is go through your closet and pull out those unused handbags. Text or email me (708-334-0277 or firstname.lastname@example.org), and I will pick them up. To learn more about this organization, visit the website: www.peointernational.org.
~ Cindy Miller”
There are hospice patients in your area that would benefit greatly from your companionship and encouragement. VITAS Healthcare is currently looking for knitters, crocheters and sewers for their comfort care hospice program. Volunteers would create blankets, robes, draw string bags, prayer shawls and other needed items for hospice patients. Your volunteer time would suit your schedule and your location. Also donations of yarn, fleece and material are also needed and welcomed.
To find out more about the VITAS Volunteers, call Joanna Voorhees at VITAS
Healthcare of Chicagoland South, 708-781-4401.
NOW OPEN: “RELIGIOUS CHANGE AND PRINT, 1450-1700” Now open to the public through December 27, 2017, plan your visit to the Newberry Library to see this exhibit. Featuring over 150 objects from the Newberry’s collection, “Religious Change and Print, 1450-1700” views the Reformation through the eyes of the people who experienced the social, cultural, and political transformations it thrust into their lives. Guided public tours are available free of charge on select dates. For more information, visit www.newberry.org.
Welcome to Orland-Palos VFW 2604! We are looking forward to offering you the many benefits that come with membership in our organization, as well as the camaraderie and friendships you will make. We represent all service branches, and our members have served in all of the nation’s military actions. With your participation we will continue to be of value to our nation and our communities. We can be found at the Orland Park Veterans Building, 15045 West Avenue, Orland Park. Join us at our summer picnic on Saturday, August 26, from 12:00 to 4:00 on the grounds of All Saints Lutheran Church. RSVP by calling Cmdr. Bruce at 708-415-4353.