St. Joseph Thrift Store Changes Management, Expands Hours
St. Joseph Children’s Home Thrift Store, located on St. Joseph’s campus at 2823 Frankfort Avenue, is under new management and now offers expanded hours. Manager Margaret Thomas, former owner of Crescent Hill Trading Co., hopes to grow the business by acquiring more donations and expanding its customer base. One hundred percent of all sales are donated to the programs at St. Joseph Children’s Home, a nonprofit child-caring facility serving children in all counties of Kentucky, regardless of nationality, race or creed.
The thrift store’s new hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The store accepts donations of gently used clothing, accessories, furniture and household items every day of the week. Those wanting to drop off large items, such as heavy pieces of furniture, should call to make an appointment. The thrift can also pick up certain large items from locations within a 20-mile radius.
Volunteers are needed to sort, price and sell merchandise, especially on Fridays and Saturdays. To volunteer, make a donation or for more information, call (502) 893-0241, ext. 279, or visit www.sjkids.org.
Margaret’s Consignment Partners with UCHM
Margaret’s Consignment & Collectibles, an upscale consignment store located at 2700 Frankfort Ave., has partnered with United Crescent Hill Ministries (UCHM) to provide consignment customers with an easy way to contribute to the UCHM organization. When donations of gently used clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry or home furnishings are made under the account number 19255, 75 percent of the proceeds will go to UCHM when the items sell.
Donated items can be delivered to the receiving window, located in the back of the store, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call (502) 896-4706 or visit www.margaretsconsignment.com.
United Crescent Hill Ministries, located at 150 South State St., offers senior, youth and emergency assistance programs in the Crescent Hill, Clifton and Clifton Heights neighborhoods. For more information, visit www.uchmlouky.org or call (502) 893-0346.
HCM Searching for New Executive Director
Highlands Community Ministries (HCM), an association of Christian congregations, is seeking an executive director to lead it into the future. The ideal candidate must have 5 to 10 years of direct experience in organizational leadership, supporting and developing program directors and other staff members and handling day-to-day operations such as legal, financial- and insurance-related matters for all programs.
Other duties include creating and nurturing new programs to address community needs and promote interfaith unity, as well as developing relationships with local government, congregational and community leaders, administering annual fundraising campaigns, and writing grants. The candidate must also have a Master’s degree or equivalent, and a working knowledge of human resource and other legal aspects of community service organizations, including child day care services.
Louisville Podiatry Welcomes New Associate
Dr. Alan Mauser and Louisville Podiatry welcome Sarah M. Voelkel, D.P.M., to the podiatry practice. Dr. Voelkel is a graduate of Indiana University and the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University. She completed her surgical residency at the Kentucky Podiatric Residency Program at Norton Audubon Hospital, as well as a three-year comprehensive surgical residency in foot and ankle surgery with an emphasis on reconstructive and diabetic surgery. For more information about Louisville Podiatry, visit www.louisvillepodiatry.com. The Highlands office is located at 2525 Bardstown Road, near the intersection of Trevilian Way and Taylorsville Road. To schedule an appointment, call (502) 458-8989.