Women of the Pines kicked off its first fundraiser with its ever popular Bake Sale on October 15, 2022 at the Sandhills Woman's Exchange. It was a gorgeous autumn day for a successful fundraiser. Money raised will benefit Moore County Charities. This year's raffle prizes consisted of four decorative boxes containing more than $2,500 worth of gift cards, many of which were donated by merchants and numerous gift cards were purchased by Women of the Pines Members.
Bake Sale Chairs, Connie Windham and Patti Talton (pictured here with Amanda Robbins, winner of the Pamper Yourself gift card box); Debbie McLaughlin won the Best Dressed Box; Pattie Corbin won the Wine and Dine Box; and Anna Leib (not pictured) won the Shop Local gift card box.
Women of the Pines Sandhills President Barb Summers introduces Community College President, Dr. John Dempsey who was the featured speaker at Women of the Pines September General Membership Meeting.
Patti and I appeared at Pilot Radio and I have to say that I was very impressed. The executive producer, Frank Daniels is on the left; his sidekick, Frank Holt on the right. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The Women of the Pines Annual Fashion Show was held at the Forest Creek Golf Club on April 19, with approximately 150 attendees. This year's theme was "The Fashion of Now" highlighted the various colors and trends, with fashions by CoolSweats, Cooper and Bailey's, Denker's, Duneberry Resort Wear, Eclectic in the Village, Eve Avery, Ikonic Kollection. J McLaughlin, Marie & Marcele, Monkee's of the Pines, Morgan Miller, Patricia, Perle by Lola, and Talbots. Eve Avery was the MC. Four prizes valued at more than $3,000 were raffled off. For Women of the Pines, its second successful fundraiser was another huge success.
Pictured left to right - Fashion Show Chairs, Pat Sykora and Michele Gowan
Winners: (L-R) Kathy Newcomb, Nancy Mack, Pat Sykora and Glenda Kirby
Dede Petri's Presentation about Fred Olmsted
The Wine/Bourbon, Cheese and Chocolate Pairings was a huge success. Here are some photos from the event.