Harvest Moon 10/27/2017

LWRWC Kicks off the Holiday Season by …

With the joy of giving on everyone’s mind, members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club were treated to a variety of unique holiday gifts to buy on Friday, October 27 at the Harvest Moon Festival Luncheon Fundraiser at the Polo Grill in LWR.

Elaine Shapiro, Committee Chair, standing 4th from left, with Harvest Moon Committee.


Thirty [30] vendors offered a wide array of items for sale including: fine art, fiber art, artisan crafts, handcrafted jewelry, purses, clothing, children’s items, home décor, gourmet food, gadgets and holiday decor.  This popular event has become a tradition in recent years to raise money for the WC’s adopted chartities: HOPE Family Services, SOLVE Maternity Homes, and SMART Riding Therapies.

Holiday Items by Cassandra

A luncheon salad of mixed greens, pecans,and cranberries with choice of dressing was served with miniature kabobs of chicken and shrimp. Coffee and tea accompanied a lemon cake dessert topped with cream and blackberries.

LWRWC president Monika Templeman thanked event Chair, Elaine Shapiro and her committee “for a fabulous job and said their great organizational skills ensured a fun-filled and successful fundraiser for the club’s adopted charities.”

Diane Nelson, L., Decorations Chair and Elaine Shapiro, Event Chair.


Decorations Chairs, Diane Nelson and Molly Barrett set the ambiance with a beautifully decorated Fete Ballroom enhanced by elegant pumpkin centerpieces that adorned each table.

Two door prizes were awarded by ticket draw and $800 was won in the “split the pot” raffle.