Sip And Shop Benefits Grandma’s Place

On Thursday, Feb. 18, more than 50 friends and supporters of Grandma’s Place gathered at Sequin on Worth Avenue to sip and shop.

Guests sipped wine and enjoyed refreshments as they purchased items to add to their jewelry collection. Grandma’s Place will receive 20 percent of the evening’s proceeds.

Guests included George and Lou Ann Wilson-Swan, Sue Ellen Clarfeld, Margie Dyer, Valerie Fennon, Carole Chapuis, Jessica Nicodemas, Renee Bakarian, Christie Banks, Roxanne Jacobs, Laurie Martuscella, Pamela Cherry, Sandra Newstead, Sharon Supple, Kat Pemley, Angela Refosco and Shawna Bedford.

This event was a kickoff to “An Evening of Great Expectations,” which will be held on March 11, in conjunction with St. David’s-in-the-Pines Episcopal Church in the Mallet Grill at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington.

The is a Key West casual event, which features Tiffany Kenney as the celebrity emcee, includes a silent auction, informal modeling by Emilio Pucci, a live auction by Neil Saffer, music by Parisi Events and an open bar. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased online at

Grandma’s Place is an emergency shelter for children who have been removed from their homes by the Department of Children & Families due to abuse or neglect.

For more info., call Roxanne at (561) 408-3060 or visit or

ABOVE: Roxanne Jacobs and Carol Chapuis