Democrat Photo/Lisa Schlichtman
The ninth annual Tinsel Tea was held Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Cassville. The festive Christmas luncheon raised $1,900 for the community food pantry. About 180 women were seated at 21 tables creatively decorated by the 34 hostesses who are pictured above. Seated, from left, are: Tiffany Miner, Sylvia Phillips, Judie Starchman, Janet Mills, Jo Anne Ellis, Leslie Smith, Emily Wood, Michelle Kent, Bobbie Lacey and Linda Phipps. Second row: Christy Hermansen, Melissa Vollenweider, Bertie Bailey, Jill LeCompte, Mindi Artherton, Sue Mitchell, Lee Assing and Linda Precoda. Third row: Michelle Bredeson, Carolyn Stacy, Bobbie Tucker, Patti Daniels, Stacy Taliaferro, Pat Connor, Rita Rogers, Lindy Gibson and Marolyn Wood. Hostesses not shown are Megan Cox, Patricia Edmondson, Darla Horner, Lisa Reid, Cathy Nunley, Sue Beagle and Margaret Beeson.