YWCA Hosts ‘Run For The Roses’ Tea

Maggie Zeller and Mary Dryfoos.

Nearly 120 women enjoyed the YWCA of Palm Beach County’s “Run for the Roses” Tea on May 1 at Palm Beach’s Chesterfield Hotel.

Co-chairwomen Susan Rothman and Maggie Zeller and honorary chairwoman Margaret Donnelley welcomed guests to a champagne reception and auctions. Entertainment was provided by saxophonist Reginald Ellison and former jockey Larry Larkin.

Jockey Sponsors were Margaret Donnelley and the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller, Palm Beach Commandery; Silks Sponsors were Marie Adler-Kravecas, Jane Bloom, Plastridge Insurance, PNC Wealth Management and Karen Swanson; and Mint Julep Sponsors were Tamera Pompea, Rebecca Robinson, Susan Rothman, Bobbi Shorr, Sheryl Wood and Maggie Zeller Health Insurance Solutions.

Proceeds benefit the programs of the YWCA, including Harmony House, a shelter for abused women and children; two Child Development Centers; Rapid Re-Housing for women who are victims of domestic violence; Y-Girls and Y-Teens, leadership and mentoring program for girls ages 8-18; and a racial justice initiative.