Handbag donations sought for fund-raiser

Donations will be accepted through May 28 for an upcoming fund-raiser selling new and gently used handbags.

The Friends of St. Mary’s Hospital and St.Mary’s Foundation have scheduled the Highballs & Handbags event for 4 to 7:30 p.m. June 12 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction. The vintage 1950s girls night out will offer name-brand handbags for purchase as well as bidding in a silent auction. The event also will include cocktails, appetizers and a raffle.

Donations will be accepted at Bank of Colorado, 200 Grand Ave., Crossroads Fitness at 2768 Compass Drive, and Hormone Health and Wellness at 1190 Bookcliff Ave., No. 202, in Grand Junction as well as Rivers End Dental at 532 Raptor Road in Fruita.

Tickets to Highballs & Handbags sell for $40 and are available online at https://smhf.cbo.io.

Proceeds will go to the Sister Michel Patient Compassion Fund, which helps St. Mary’s Hospital patients with transportation, prescription medications, equipment and other needs.