Crone Barbara Werts (on right in first picture below) hosted a
fabulous Friendship Tea at Queen Jill's clubhouse. She
arranged for a professional and knowledgeable guest speaker, Cyrilla
Gleason (on left in first picture below).
Cyrilla is a Certified Tea Etiquette Consultant and
has special training by The Protocol School of Washington,
the leader in etiquette and protocol services.
not only shared with us her wealth of tea knowledge and history, she
also educated us in the proper manner in which to host a tea party
and the various rules of tea etiquette.
Barbara and the Tea Committee (second picture below),
consisting of six Crimson Crones (Jean Bryant-cucumber
sandwiches; Ida Partlow - lemon bars and chocolate chip cookies;
Sandy Black - variety of deli sandwiches; Linda Brown - fresh fruit
salad with ginger yogurt dressing; Jill Davis - cream cheese and
spiced cranberry apple chutney sandwiches; and Barbara Werts -
creamy cheese cake with cherry topping) decorated the clubhouse
with red hats, flowers, and balloons. Thirty hatters from
seven different chapters enjoyed the Friendship Tea,
and lots of door prizes were won.