Many celebrations of Red Hat Society Day
were enjoyed throughout Oregon and SW
Crones, Jean Bryant, Edna Mary Mantha, Marilyn Harris and Queen
Jill Davis (See row 1, photo 3), enjoyed the festivities at the Westfield Shoppingtown
Vancouver (formerly Vancouver Mall) in Vancouver,
WA. The event was arranged and hosted by Queen Bobbie Herrick of
the Shady Ladies chapter of Vancouver, WA. (See row 1,
400 hatters attended and were treated like royalty. Goodie bags were
handed out to all attendees, and we were entertained with music, comedy,
and a hat contest. A fashion show was put on by merchants in the mall.
dispersed to shop till we dropped and, of course, have lunch. Many
of us had a delicious lunch in the cafe in Nordstroms. The
food was terrific and the service spectacular.
thank Queen Bobbie, all the volunteers, and the Westfield
Shoppingtown Vancouver for arranging such a fantastic day for us in
honor of Red Hat Society Day.
evening, 54 hatters, including Crimson Crones Linda Brown, Joan Sequito,
Joy Kramer and Queen Jill, showed up at the new Dessert Noir
in Beaverton for a lovely dinner hosted by pink hatter and owner, Monique.
(See bottom row, photos 1 and 2.) It was great fun chatting with hatters we knew and those
we were meeting for the first time. There was a hat contest and lots
of door prizes. We all had a wonderful time. Click
here to see the Dessert Noir photos.