Donna Beth McCormick

Again this year, Allandale will have our garage sale. Save the date, May 7th. This is also the date of St. John’s Methodist sale, so you get double the chance for shop! Hours are up to you, but for our ad purposes, they are 9 am to 2 pm.

The details for those of you that want to start cleaning out now: we will have a Google Map for those that let us know your address. You may also give a few of the items that you are selling and they will be included on the map information. We will advertise on Craig’s List, other neighborhood list serves, our own URL and the newspaper.

There is no charge for this, it is a service of your Allandale Neighborhood Association, so that makes you want to join! I just might devise some note for those that are members, have not decided!

Some deadlines to put on your calendar: April 23 – let me know if you are going to participate. That is two weeks out and to have your information in the newspaper, we need lead time. If you wait until the last minute, you may be on some of the information, but not in the paper or Craig’s List.

Last year we had over 70 participating households. We may have the largest neighborhood garage sale in Austin. Linnea Lemon and I visited a lot of the sales and want to get more volunteers to help us out this year. We need to train others in the art of organizing a neighborhood garage sale, so volunteer.

Send your information to dbmc09 [Email address: dbmc09 #AT# - replace #AT# with @ ]" target="_self">dbmc09 [Email address: dbmc09 #AT# - replace #AT# with @ ]. Include: name, address, phone, email, and a short list of items, especially unusual items that will attract customers.