Help Us Make 2018 A Great
Fund-Raising Success

Our biggest fundraiser of the year is just around the corner! Our Breakfast in the Park on Home Days Weekend gets bigger and better every year, but it takes A LOT of people working together to make it the best that it can be--and continue to raise money for scholarships and other programs and events we sponsor at our alma mater.

In an effort to keep our Breakfast in the Park ticket cost very affordable, we don't really make much on the cost of the breakfast itself--we generate revenue for the association with the 50/50 and Chinese Raffle at the event and in our Home Days tent.

And that's where you can really help us make 2018 a great fund-raising success. Kelly Hatfield is already at work on the theme baskets and bundles for the Chinese Raffle and she can use your donations. If you are willing to buy or ask for a donation of a gift card to a store or a restaurant in the area, that would be awesome. Movie tickets, theatre tickets, and tickets to sporting events are great too. If you have an extra bottle of wine or two, or an interesting bottle of liquor, those, too, make for popular baskets. Unique jewelry or other accessories are also good items. Other ideas are welcome, too--and your donations will make an already amazing event event better!

Please do consider coming to our June 11 meeting at 7 pm at the IHS media center and bring your donation with you. If you are out of town or unable to make the meeting, Kelly will accept your donations any time, before or after the meeting. Please feel free to contact her at: (need info here).

No gift is too small...all are welcome and very much appreciated.

Alumni Breakfast in the Park

The IHS Alumni Breakfast in the Park is an annual event held the Sunday of Homedays weekend from 9:30 a.m. until noon, at Elmwood Park Kiwanis Pavilion. All are welcome to attend. Bring family and friends. Reacquaint with old school chums and review the offering of gift baskets to be raffled. This casual event has become an annual class gathering point and reunion social. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Advance sales guarantees a reservation. A limited number of tickets will be available the day of the event. Contact Pat (Czarniak 60) Stephan, via email

Your Association at work. Did you know?

Annual Gift to School. The Association has given annual gifts to the School totaling $4,000.00, including $400 for floor mats, $200 for banners, $1,000 to Turf the Field, $934.00 for a portable "pop-up" canopy used by competing Independence sports teams, $500.00 toward the Rachel's Challenge guest speaker program, $450.00 for a robotics program and $500.00 for an IPOD.

Yearbook Sponsorship Advertisement. The Association has contributed $1,100.00 to the annual high school yearbook through an annual congratulatory advertisement.

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