And they’re off! The YWCA of Palm Beach County’s “Run for the Roses” Tea will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019, 2:30 p.m., at The Beach Club, Palm Beach. The Honorary Chairwoman of the event is Arlette Gordon, with Susan Rothman and Chelly Templeton serving as Co-Chairwomen.
Jockey Sponsor is Sheila Carnicelli; Silks Sponsors include Arlette Gordon, Hermé de Wyman Miro, Plastridge Insurance, Tamera Pompea, and RFG Environmental Group, Inc.; and Mint Julep Sponsors are Jane Bloom, Susan Rothman, Chelly Templeton, Suzanne Turner and Linda Wartow.
The committee includes Jane Bloom, Sheila Carnicelli, Fabiana DesRosiers, Kalinthia Dillard, Margaret Donnelley, Nan Gallagher, Arlette Gordon, Shawn Jan, Theresa LePore, Toni Mastrullo, Tamera Pompea, Sharon Rinehimer, Bernadette Shalhoub, Bobbi Shorr, Maria Siemon, Marcie Stollof, Karen Swanson, Laura Moore Tanne, Phyllis Verducci, Linda Wartow, Paula Wittmann, Terri Wolofsky, and Maggie Zeller.
The event will feature a reception, a silent auction, fashion show featuring clothing from several stores in the Royal Poinciana Plaza, and a hat contest; guests are encouraged to wear their best Derby hats.
According to Susan Rothman, “Chelly and I are thrilled to be co-chairing the annual tea, especially with the fun Kentucky Derby theme since both of us are from the Bluegrass State. We realize how important the programs of the YWCA are to families in the community, and we are honored to support them.”
Tickets for the tea are $125 and tables of eight are $950. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 561-640-0050, Ext. 115, or visit the YWCA website and view events at: www.ywcapbc.org.
(Photos: Arlette Gordon, Honorary Chair
Co-Chairs Chelly Templeton and Susan Rothman, Photos by CAPEHART)