Phelps Health Foundation to hold butterfly release event

    In honor of those we care about and to celebrate life, the Phelps Health Foundation will hold a Butterfly Release Celebration on Saturday, June 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Huffman's Flowers of the Field Garden Center in St. James.

    Butterflies will be released and observed in the garden and light refreshments will be provided. Those wishing to participate can pay $30 by June 3 and will receive one butterfly to release and a T-shirt.
    Contact Bobbie Stiritz at 573-458-7143 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on sponsorship of a butterfly. All proceeds will go towards the Phelps Health Foundation to support patients and their families who are in hospice care.
    Marge Huffman, owner of Huffman’s Flowers of the Field, will donate 10 percent of total sales that day to the Greatest Needs Fund, which benefits the hospice program.
    A Facebook live event will also be available for those who are unable to attend.
    Attendees should keep in mind COVID-19 practices and social distancing.