YWCA Names Chairs For Harmony House Lunch Dec. 4

The YWCA of Palm Beach County has announced that Teri Wolofsky will serve as honorary chair of this year’s Mary Rubloff YWCA Harmony House annual luncheon. Sonja Stevens and Karen Swanson will serve as chairs, with Lynne Doctor, Carol Ann Friedman, Toby Muss, Phyllis Verducci and Paula Wittmann serving as vice chairs and Joy Eber as fundraising chair.

With the theme “Taking Steps to a Peaceful Life,” the event will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Breakers in Palm Beach.

Highlights of this year’s luncheon include guest speakers Laura Schroff, author of The Invisible Thread, along with the book’s subject, Maurice Mazyck; a silent auction featuring a “Children’s Corner” holiday gift baskets and a specialty travel section; and the opportunity to purchase a holiday gift for a woman or child residing at Harmony House.

Members of this year’s committee include Ann Appleman, Karen Lynn Asher, Dorita Barrett, Ruthann Beckerman, Karen Bond, Rosemary Bronstien, Lurana Campanaro, Eileen Daly, Judith Donoff, Roberta Drey, Mary Ann Ehrlich, Frances Fisher, Dotti Gronlund, Judy Harpel, Suzanne Holmes, Mars Jaffe, Barbara Katz, Deborah Koepper, Gayle Landen, Melissa Leonard, Theresa LePore, Lynda Levitsky, Virginia Longo, Peggy McClelland, Pat McInerney, Joyce McLendon, Judith Miller, Jackie Ojakian, Melissa Parker, Margaret Pearson, Gilda Price, Susan Rothman, Hazel Rubin, Bernadette Shalhoub, Bobbi Shorr, Maria Siemon, Laura Moore Tanne, Chelly Templeton, Linda Wartow and Joan Yanow.

Proceeds from luncheon will support the Mary Rubloff YWCA Harmony House at the Anita Dubnoff Campus, a secure, 63-bed facility offering fully furnished apartments to women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.

Tickets for the luncheon cost $295 per person. To purchase a ticket, call (561) 640-0050, ext. 134.


Above: Sonja Stevens, Teri Wolofsky and Karen Swanson.