HIGHLAND LAKEs SERVICE LEAGUE
* Helping Center food pantry needs volunteers. Hours are M-Th 10:00am -12:00pm and 1:30pm – 3:00pm. Please call Sam at 830-693-5689.
* Library Thrift Store needs volunteers. Contact Virginia at (830) 693-5120.
* Meals on Wheels is in dire need of volunteers to deliver meals to elderly home bound.This is a commitment of 2 hours a week.
Please call Nancy Conely at (512) 639-1279 or (512) 715-9717.
* Reading Buddies Program in MFISD – Register at https://education-connection.org, Attend a training and Complete a background check. For more information contact
Chrystal Whiteside at Whiteside@mfisd.txed.net
* “PALS” for the attendees of Special Needs Prom March 8, 2019, 6pm – 9pm. Jewelry, shoes, clothing needed. Contact Sherri Staley. firstname.lastname@example.org
*New Business: Michelle Noble and Kathy Nicholl gave an overall account of the short term need of the Boys and Girls Club with their after school program. They are in need of money to go to the three area Boy and Girls Club to help finance the food for the after school program for meals and or snacks. Often this is the last food these children will have for the day. They are now in the process of getting funding from a grant but the need is now until the grant is funded. You can also donate on their website
(BGC –HL.com) or call Victoria Rucker @ 830-639-3561.
March 9 HLSL Community Service Day
March 23 Elder Care Project
March 30 Purse Bingo Hill Country Advocacy Center
April 27 “For Ladies Only” Charity Golf Tournament
April 27 Golf Tournament Homeless Project by Highland Lakes Haven
May 1 Meals On Wheels Style Show
Shirley Schmidt gave the inspiration. She gave us a wonderful reminder to “ Live your life full, be curious, open new doors and do new things, curiosity leads you down new paths”.
Our Program was given by Kevin Naumann, from the Marble Falls EMS
Flood Recovery Program Update
Kevin gave an update on the coordination and management of the Long Term Recovery Committee that will be helping raise funds and volunteers for flood recovery.
Jan.14 HLSL interview with Kay Baker, 7:45am 103.9FM
Jan 17, 19 & 20 “Newsies” Musical at Marble Falls High School
Jan 24 Chuck Wagon Chow Down and Auction at Lakeside Pavilion
Jan 29 Town Hall Meeting (City of Marble Falls) at Lakeside Pavilion – 6:00p.m.
Feb.16 Grand Opening Aquaponics at Science Mill 10am-5pm
Feb.16 Update on Flood Recovery a Lakeshore Church, 2pm
March 3 Mardi Gras party at Kay Dee Hughes’ house in Marble Falls from 3-6pm.
March 8 Special Needs Prom
Deb Bennett and Judy Salvaggio
The For Ladies Only Golf tournament will be Saturday, April 27th. They asked that we encourage sponsorships from area businesses, doctors, dentists, etc. They can buy a quarter sign for $125, a half sign for $250, a full sign for $500 and a platinum sign for $1000. They made $20,000 last year and since this is the 25th anniversary of the Golf Tournament they are hoping to raise $25,000. They
would like us to sign up for teams and volunteering. Sheets were available in
the back for organization, set up, course management and photography signups. Heather Selepec is also helping with sponsorships.
Wanda Kauffman and Darlene Hargett
The annual dinner and auction will be held at the pavilion on January 24th. The theme of the event is western and the cost of a reserved table of 8 is $300. Wanda and Darlene set up some of the trips, dinners, sunset cruise and merchandise that will be bid on. Each couple will be given a bidding paddle for them to use at
both the live and silent auction. The cost of these paddles was donated by
Ken’s Heating and Air.
There will also be a buy it now table for Gift Cards. The heads and tails game that we played last year is back. Extra tickets for the game are 1 for $5, 3 for $10 and 7 for $20. Of the 31 tables available, 20 have been reserved at this time. A law firm from Austin is donating the wine and beer for the event. Blake Eastman will furnish an hour of music from 5:30-6:30. Ads have been placed in the local newspapers and radio stations.
Volunteer coordinator Suzanne Rankin sent around a sheet for Community Service Day. These volunteer opportunities will not all be on March 9th but around that date. Contact Suzanne to volunteer or for more information.
Kathy Nicholl invited members to a Mardi Gras Get-together
HLSL will host a Mardi Gras party, Sunday, March 3, from 3-6pm at Kay Dee Hughes home in
Marble Falls. A sheet was sent around for those wishing to help furnish