Our fabulous committee with staff: (front row, left to right) VP for Development and Communication Dana Heiman, Jeanne Franklin, Garden Party Co-Chairs Mary Holleran and Kathy Lovell, President and CEO Frances Sheehan, Joan Hedberg, and Kitty Williams. (back row, left to right) Janet Nathan, Nina Malone, Nina Burnaford, Chelsea Spiegelhalder, Laurie Eastburn, Hostess Brit Kay, Amy Davis, Becky Brain, Carolyn DeLone, Sue Teitelman, Burse Holleran, and Demetra Lymberis. Not pictured: Francesca Crane; Kathleen Deets Price; Denise James; Suzanne Jamison; Joan Lindstrom; Debbie Shupp; Phyllis Stewart.
Terri Smith, Vice President at First Niagara Bank, speaks with Eva Verplanck, Chair Emeritus at the Chester County Community Foundation.
FireCreek Restaurant, winner of “The Battle of the Berries at Brandywine” with their award winning “Strawberry Mouse Parfait”. (Pictured right) Executive Chef Jamie Nafe and (left) Marie Denlinger.
Attorney Jeff Lewis of Eckert Seamons Cherin and Mellott, with his wife, honoree and attorney at MacElree Harvey Mary Ann Rossi, join foundation president and CEO Frances Sheehan, and Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania’s CEO Dayle Steinberg at the Garden Party. Mary Ann was recognized for her efforts in creating the foundation 10 years ago with David Moser, Jim Friedman, Congressman Jim Gerlach, Tom Greenleaf, and Victor Ziegler.
Each year’s Garden Party is more and more beautiful thanks to the talents of committee member and interior designer Kathleen Deets Price, shown here with her husband the Very Rev. Stephen Price, an Episcopal minister.
David Bailiff, Bag Piper
Pictured left to right, Frances M. Sheehan, President and CEO; Mary Holleran, Garden Party co-chair; Bill and Brit Kay (Garden Party hosts – Bill is a retired foundation board member and Brit serves on the Garden Party committee); and Kathy Lovell, Garden Party Chair (the Kays were being presented with a thank you gift).
The Brandywine Health Foundation’s 10th annual Garden Party was held at Overlook Farm, the home of Mr. and Mrs. L William Kay II. This year, a live auction with exciting prizes was introduced, and the Strawberry Festival was launched. Mary Holleran and Katherine Lovell served as co-chairs of the Garden Party, an elegant evening featuring cocktails, supper fare, delectable desserts and “The Battle of the Berries at Brandywine.”