Michigan Daughters of Penelope Host Fourth Annual 
Festival of Tables for Breast Cancer Center

The Fourth Annual Festival of Tables, is planned for October 22, 2006 at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. Event Chairperson, Sandy Moisides, along with Co-Chairs, Dori Daskas and Elena Kerasiotis, will again join forces to support the Liggett Breast Cancer Center. Bernadine Sherwood, Nurse Navigator and Mary Ruhana, Manager of the Van Elslander Cancer Center, will assist the group to promote breast cancer awareness at the event. The Festival of Tables is hosted by the Daughters of Penelope, Grosse Pointe Chapter, and has become an eastside standard. The committee is excited about this year’s new location at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Guests are invited to peruse thirty themed tables decorated by chapter members and local area merchants with fine china, linens and floral arrangements. Although table displays are still being designed, they are sure to include various Holiday, Cancer Awareness, and Hellenic Themes. In addition, guests may visit a fully stocked holiday mart, featuring Jacobson’s Alumni, Chaundy Gallery, and 925 Silver Design, as part of the extravaganza.

“It’s about making a difference in the community and the lives of women. We know that participating and supporting this event will help woman going through Cancer treatment with special needs,” advised Ms. Moisides.

Viewing of the tables will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (tickets for viewing are $10) Evening viewing begins at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m.when the Daughters of Penelope will host dinner guests at each table. Tickets for the dinner are $50, and include a fashion show by Jane Woodbury and a silent auction featuring items such as jewelry, art, and holiday gift baskets. Sponsorships are available for those unable to attend or wish to support the program.

The Daughters of Penelope is a national Greek-American Christian service organization, whose philanthropic mission is to support community, youth and women’s interests. In addition, the organization promotes Hellenism and the scholastic endeavors of Greek American youth by supporting District and National scholarship programs.

“We invite all of you to join us and again demonstrate that Tables do Matter.”

To inquire about tickets for the 2006 Festival of Tables, call Sandy Moisides at 313-882-6332, or visit Coldwell Banker Real Estate (74 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms 313-885-2000) LaModa International Hair Design (20091 Mack Avenue, 313-886-1650) or Aretee Spa, (20559 Mack Avenue 313-423-0087) both in Grosse Pointe Woods. Those wanting additional information can contact, Co-Chairs, Elena Kerasiotis at and Dori Daskas

(Posting date 10 July 2006

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