Garden walks and raffles benefit hospice patients
This year will mark the 8th annual Rhinelander Area Garden Walk, which is combined the 2nd Annual CHAIRity Raffle and new this year, a Butterfly Quilt Raffle. The Walk will be held Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and features eight gardens in and around Rhinelander. Tickets are just $10 each, and can be purchased at the following locations: Forth Floral, Hanson’s Garden Village, Trig’s Service Counter in Rhinelander, Customer Choice Landscaping Gardens and the Ministry Home Care office at 1864 N. Stevens Street. All proceeds benefit patients and families cared for by the Ministry Home Care hospice team.
The CHAIRity Raffle features wooden chairs have been creatively hand-painted by local artists, including four from Rhinelander High School art students, each with a unique look and theme. The one-of-a-kind furnishings will be on display at various locations around town as well as at the Garden Walk and photos will be available at ministryhomecare.org. Raffle tickets are just $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing for this raffle will be held Monday, July 9, at noon, at the Ministry Home Care office in Rhinelander.
New this year – a Butterfly Quilt Raffle. The Red Wagon Quilters have created a beautiful quilt from vintage butterfly squares and donated it to be raffled in association with the Garden Walk. The 80×88 inch quilt comes with matching pillow cases. Tickets are just $1 each, or six for $5, and may be purchased at the Garden Walk or by calling Ministry Home Care for other opportunities. The winner will be drawn on Sept. 7, 2012, at noon, at the Ministry Home Care office.
For more information, call Ministry Home Care at (800) 643-4663.