Community service

Wickenhauser honored by the Alton Community Service League

Photo by Jill Moon


Barbara Panfile of the Alton Community Service League (ACSL), left, holds a cornucopia arrangement donated to the group by Jeffrey’s Flowers by Design, Wood River, with ACSL Ways and Means President, Tammy Atchley. The Horn of Plenty is up for a raffle with the band selling tickets for $5 each or three for $10 through any ACSL member.

John Conrady

ALTON – Volunteer Bernie Wickenhauser was recognized at the Alton Community Service League’s first meeting of the year on September 12.

The Alton Community Service League (ACSL) named Wickenhauser Volunteer of the Month, who volunteered 32 hours at Alton Memorial Hospital and three hours at the Asbury Village Library.

Gail Drillinger of Vintage Voices presented a program portraying Alice Georgia, who resided at the Alton Woman’s Home on State Street. The Alton Women’s Home Association has been around for 125 years.

ACSL is providing guides for the Vintage Voices Walking Tour, which will be held at noon Saturday, October 1 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 2 at Alton National Cemetery, 600 Pearl St., Alton.

ACSL’s plans for the year include a raffle for a cornucopia arrangement donated by Jeffrey’s Flowers by Design in Wood River. Tickets can be purchased from any ACSL member for $5 each or three tickets for $10. Contact ACSL Publicity Chair Jean Conrady at 618-466-0438 or [email protected] for ticket information or to find a member near you.