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Jim Henry III in June 2012 I have cystic fibrosis, which has progressed to the point that I need a lung transplant. Out-of-pocket costs for the transplant will be in the tens of thousands of dollars, plus ongoing costs for transplant rejection drugs afterward.

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Jim Henry III Medical Trust
P. O. Box 2907
Stockbridge, GA 30281

More details on my situation and the medical trust

Book and Bake sale on 20 September, 9am – 2pm

On Saturday 20 September from 9am to 2pm there will be a Bake and Book sale in the upper parking lot at North Henry Baptist Church (1093 Flat Rock Road, Stockbridge Ga.).

Brenda Edwards and Catherine Johnson are organizing the event. They need more baked goods donated and more volunteers on the day of the event, but they already have a copious lot of books donated. To donate or volunteer, contact them in care of this website.

There is a PDF flyer you can download and print out to advertise the sale.

Results of recent fundraisers

The recent Righteous ‘Que fundraiser in Marietta yielded $200 from the restaurant proceeds plus $64 from direct donations, totaling $264 for that event. Another fundraiser at the Chick-Fil-A in Stockbridge on 6 June raised about $400.

Thanks to all who participated in both fundraisers.

Fundraiser at Bruster’s in McDonough on 6 May

Bruster’s Ice Cream and Nathan’s Famous Frankfurter’s in McDonough, GA
will host a fundraising event on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 11 AM to
10 PM. Twenty percent of sales that day go to the Jim Henry III
Medical Trust, thanks to the generosity of Bruster’s owner/operator
Steve Conway.

Bruster’s is located at 4244 Jodeco Road, McDonough, GA 30253.

You can download PDF fliers about the event in color or black and white.

Thanks to Allie Osuch and others from Saint James Catholic Church
for organizing this event.

Yard sale

There will be a community yard sale at North Henry Baptist on 2 November 2013, from 8:00am to 3:00pm. One of the spaces will be hosted as fundraiser for the Jim Henry Medical Trust, manned by Jim and Eugenia Henry. Join us and shop for this important cause!

North Henry Baptist Church
1093 Flat Rock Road
Stockbridge, Georgia 30281

Family Fun Day, 13 April

The Ladies’ Ministry of North Henry Baptist Church will host a Family Fun Day on Saturday, 13 April from 1-4pm. There will be a Zumba class, costing $10, and basketball and volleyball games (cost is $5 to participate). There will be a large inflatable for children, live music, and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Jim Henry III Medical Trust.

The church is located at 1093 Flat Rock Road, Stockbridge GA 30281. The gymnasium is located behind and below the church; the driveway thither descends to the left of the fellowship hall.

Thirty-One party on 23 March

April Penn Bowden will be hosting a Thirty-One party on 23 March. She writes:

We are having an online event and an in-person event. If you cannot come to the in-person event you still have an opportunity to help this cause! You can purchase at anytime online up until the party closing day.

The in-person event is on March 23 at North Henry Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall! We will be in the Fellowship hall from 12:00-2:00. Please come to join us on this day for the party! We will have refreshments and there will be great fellowship as we raise money for this great cause to help Jim, III get his double lung transplant! Also if you join us at the party and you purchase $31 you will be entered in to win a free Thirty-One bag!

We will be closing the Event on March 25 and all of my commission will go to Jim’s fund!

Please help us to raise as much money as we can for Jim III. Thank you for your support!

If you would like to purchase online please follow the link below.

http://www.mythirtyone.com/shop/eventhome.aspx?eventId=E2935663&from=DIRECTLINK

If you have any questions please email me at aprilpenn (at) gmail (dot) com. I will be happy to help in any way!

For a map and directions to North Henry Baptist Church, see the earlier post about the bluegrass concert.

Zumba fundraiser 19 February at McCleskey Middle School in Cobb County

Delaina Winters (wife of my first cousin Marcus Winters) writes:

Hi everyone,

Save the date! Marcus and I are back at it again! We are so excited to bring Fit U Zumba instructors to McCleskey Middle School on Tuesday, Feb. 19 for our 100 Days Til Summer Break Zumba Fundraising Event. Proceeds benefit Marcus’ cousin Jim Henry’s life-saving, double lung transplant this summer! There are all sorts of AWESOME participation options, and I can promise you a fun time of shaking it with your friends and that you will burn LOTS of calories while making a difference in the life of someone in the McCleskey extended family. I recently started Zumba at nearly 4 months pregnant, and I am LOVING it!

Please feel free to share this flyer with friends and family in the area on Facebook and in person. We will be printing them up this week for distribution, and you can ask Marcus or I for some if you’d like. It’d be incredible if some of you awesome ladies would be willing to challenge yourself to bring a girlfriend or two (OR MORE!) from the area on our behalf! Every little bit helps. Mrs. Lyons has graciously offered to share this info. with our local feeder schools as well! You rock Claire!

See the attached flyer in PDF for all details.

NOTE: Men, this is a female only class, but I’d love to have your assistance as parking attendants, guides, and merchandise salesmen! Ladies would love to see you there serving their needs and interests! Please email me if interested! DON’T FORGET that your wives and teen/adult daughters are more than welcome to join us, and they’d probably love a night away from the house, chores, etc.!

Thanks so much for your continued support,

Delaina and Marcus Winters

Bluegrass concert 2 March

A benefit bluegrass/country concert will be held on Saturday, 2 March 2013 at the gymnasium of North Henry Baptist Church (1093 Flat Rock Road, Stockbridge Ga.) Doors open at noon; Red River B®and will perform at 12:45 pm, the Honey Creek Boys at 2 pm, and Brush Fire at 3:30 pm.

Tickets are $8 in advance, or $10 at the door; children 15 and under are to be admitted free. To buy tickets via this website (for will-call pickup at the door), click the Donate button, and donate the appropriate amount; note in the donation comments the number of tickets you are buying, and be sure to give your full name and address, not just your email address.





Refreshments will be available during the concert, and a silent auction will be held throughout the afternoon. The gymnasium is located behind and below the church; the driveway thither descends to the left of the fellowship hall.

You can download flyers advertising the concert, print them out, and post them up on whatever community bulletin boards you have access to:

PDF version / JPG version

Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 29th from 5-8 PM

On Thursday, November 29th (one week after Thanksgiving), the Stockbridge Dwarf House (Chick-Fil-A) will donate 10% of all orders (in store, take out or drive through) as a gift to benefit Jim’s medical trust for his double lung transplant.

Please help spread the word that we need as many people as possible to go out to eat at the Stockbridge Dwarf House on Thursday, November 29th from 5-8 pm.

Location:  3649 Highway 138 SE, Stockbridge, GA 30281. Phone: (770) 507-9590.

Go to this link for Chick-Fil-A website to view map to this location.

Many thanks to all for your help with this fundraiser. We do appreciate it.

This is our first fundraiser event. Thank you to Murray Heath for arranging this for Jim with Chick-Fil-A.