The Greenville Altrusa Club will have its annual Tour of Homes this Sunday. The Tour starts at 1 pm at the Westview United Methodist Church on Sayle Street. The Tour will continue until 4:30 pm. The club goal is to raise $10,000.00 to be designated for Hunt County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). There are many children in the Child Protective System that do not experience a normal childhood. The funds will buy items like senior class portraits, summer camp outings, art supplies, sports supplies, and birthday field trips and parties.
Altrusa International celebrated its 100th Anniversary this year at its convention in Nashville, Tennessee. There are clubs’ worldwide and are considered to be the premier of women’s civic organizations. Each club tackles special projects to raise money for worthy causes. The annual Tour of Homes is one such fund-raising activity.
Advance tickets may be purchased at Greenville Floral and Gifts at the downtown location or the shop on South Wesley Street. Tickets may be had from any Altrusa member. The tickets are $15 in advance and $18 on the day of the tour.