The La Providencia and Toluca Guilds of Childrens Hospital
Presented under the theme of "A Teddy Bear Picnic," La Providencia Guild members and guests convened at
Chaired by Lisa Murray and coordinated by Glenda Jones, Saturday's luncheon was made possible by guild officers Dolly Monte, Joan Chandler, Alicia Katz and Judy La Verde and event committee members Mary Hurst, Dorothy Austin and Kathleen Hitt.
Others whose work, support and presence assisted in making the day a success included Suzanne Lapis, who serves as the director of associates and affiliates at Childrens Hospital, Tomme Lenz, Mandy Edwards, Gene Marie Watson, Pam Moeck and the afternoon's models Elsa Aguiar-Laba, Gina and Stephanie Chantland, Teresa Garcia, Lynn Koon, Courtney Murray, Malena Tappen, Rosemarie Witten, Kris Veatch, Mary Christensen, Lynn Shelby, Veronica Chavoor, Tomme Lenz, Nancy Johnson, Beverly Wardle, Donna Salant and Janet Puchlik.
While the La Providencia Guild chose to show their support to Childrens Hospital with a big bear hug, the Toluca Guild gathered in the spirit of aloha, which in the Hawaiian language means affection, love, peace, compassion and mercy for a luau at Lakeside Golf Club.
Chaired by Paula Carpenter, who serves as the guild's vice president, her committee included Shirley Norby, Lynn Best, Barbara Little, Kathleen Marsden, Sophie Goodsell, Rose Chimo, Dee Hitchcock, Patty O'Connor, Kimberley Clark, Darlene Lloyd, Stephanie Waite and Pat Lobinger.
Among those who enjoyed the sunset luau and Hawaiian-themed entertainment were the guild's President Marion O'Mara and officers Joan Tappan and Shirley Garrett. Others in attendance included Michael and Tracy Leigh Alley, Diane Barber, David Barrone, Frank Barnyak,