Shown left to right: Patty Shaw 1st Vice Pres. -Membership, Mary Lee Hafley, Executive Director of SafeHaven and Deanna Stuart, President.
For the April Shower, SOS members brought lots and lots of white towels along with clothing and personal items for the shelter clients.
SOS President, Deanna Stuart, announced that the $75,000 Celebrity Chefs proceeds donated to SafeHaven last month will be used for the children’s SafePlay program. This comprehensive programming to support younger victims through the recovery process will address their holistic needs by providing for both immediate needs of shelter, food and hygiene along with the therapeutic, educational and recreational needs.
2nd VP, Ways and Means, Tara Hutchins-Welsh reported that the Tennis Benefit will be held May 15-17 at the Southlake Tennis Center. A new Men’s Tennis Benefit will be played on May 20th. Fonda Martin (MARTINFONDA@AOL.com) asked for gift cards to be donated for the silent auction. Gay Johnson requested that members create and donate gift baskets for the basket raffle. Contact Gay (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Linda Eilenfeldt (Linda@LindaEilenfeldt.com) for more information and drop off locations for baskets.
Following the meeting attended by 35 members and guests, a tour of the shelter was led by Mary Lee Hafley. Welcome to four new members who joined after the meeting!