A tea to remember – and many to thank

The Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation would like to thank all those who attended our fifth annual Hellebore Tea Fund-raiser held March 2 at the Lake Wilderness Lodge. It was a fun event that helps support the education programs and gardens at the arboretum.

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Tables set by volunteer hostesses were filled for the event.

Tables set by volunteer hostesses were filled for the event.

The Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation would like to thank all those who attended our fifth annual Hellebore Tea Fund-raiser held March 2 at the Lake Wilderness Lodge. It was a fun event that helps support the education programs and gardens at the arboretum.

We are very thankful for all the support from the public:

• The LateBloomers who organized the event.

• Java Java for providing the coffee.

• Girl Scout Troops 1372 and 50642 and Lane Lindblom for serving the food and beverages.

• All the hostesses who provided much of the food and set their tables: Barbara Nagel, Cindy Ostermann, Elizabeth Rittenhouse, Margaret Wuersten, Branches-Lynette Case, Plant and Wish Garden Club, Lori Koyamatsu, Jeanne Morgan, Garden Girls, Rebecca Stewart, Darlene Stump Kadri Linask-Goode, Jayne Hurlbut, Katie Swickard, Happy Thymes Garden Club, Enumclaw Garden Club, TWIGS-Leona Candler, Janice Jarosz, Issaquah Garden Club, Sandy Bisordi.

Thanks also to Marianne Binetti for serving as judge for the hat and table-setting contests; support from the city of Maple Valley; and those who donated silent auction items: Leona Candler, Barbara Retelle, Michelle Kane, Patricia Botorff, Tim Vaughn (Burly Curly Wood), Watson’s Nursery, Carol Greeten, Lori Koyamatsu (Tupperware), Jeanne Morgan, Renton Highlands Starbucks, Maple Valley Bed and Breakfast, Pauline’s Nail Spa, Sherri Ourada, Patty Davis, CJ’s Bakery, Maureen Paszek, Do it Center, Maggie Westerlund, Hayes Nursery, Evelyn Jarosz, Ka Nelson, Marianne Binetti, Annette Balcom, Lynette Case, Monique Catino, Nagel Insurance, Covington Creek Nursery and Maria Van Zanen.

We would also like to thank all the friends, members and volunteers who attended and helped make it a success.

Patti Davis is a Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation member and was one of the hostesses for the Hellebore Tea.

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