Cumberland Rotarians selling plants to help families of sick kids

The Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial will sell rhododendrons, azaleas and hydrangeas Sept. 11.

More than 300 plants will be offered for sale, most of them rhododendrons, at $10 per one-gallon pot. The sale of the plants, donated by Bob and Adela Smith of Courtenay will happen in the parking lot of the new home of Andrew Sheret at the corner of 29th Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, beginning at 9 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial will sell rhododendrons, azaleas and hydrangeas Sept. 11.

More than 300 plants will be offered for sale, most of them rhododendrons, at $10 per one-gallon pot. The sale of the plants, donated by Bob and Adela Smith of Courtenay will happen in the parking lot of the new home of Andrew Sheret at the corner of 29th Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, beginning at 9 a.m.

All proceeds from the sale will go to Jeneece Place, the home away from home for families of sick children admitted to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Victoria. The official ground-breaking for Jeneece Place occurred on April 4, and it is expected that the official opening will happen on Jeneece’s 18th birthday in January 2012.

For information about Jeneece Place, visit www.jeneeceplace.org.

For information on the work of the Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial, visit www.rotarycc.org.

— Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial