Annual tea event to benefit Madonna House
By BRAVETTA HASSELL Tulsa World Scene Writer on Apr 9, 2013
Catholic Charities hosts its 23rd annual Madonna House Tea beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday at Southern Hills Country Club.
The wine and cheese reception and afternoon tea benefits Catholic Charities’ Madonna House, a maternity residence and transitional program for adult pregnant women and their newborns.
During the event, longtime Madonna House benefactor Karla Connor will be presented with the Helen B. Lauinger Award for her service to the mothers and infants of the Madonna House, which provides services such as 24-hour staff support, food and lodging, professional counseling, obstetric care, and parental skills instruction.
Tickets are $45 for adults and $20 for children 10 and younger.
Queen’s raffle tickets are $20 each, two for $30, six for $75 and 10 for $100. Raffle prizes include an Apple iPad mini, a Kansas City shopping trip, Disney’s “The Lion King” show and hotel package, a vintage amethyst ring, and artwork by Joseph Chavez.
The Princess Raffle includes a cooking class for two, $100 Bass Pro Shops gift card, a Nielsen’s gift certificate and a Center 1 gift basket. Tickets are $2 each, three for $5, 10 for $10.
All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities’ Madonna House.