|Planning Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Alumnae Afternoon Tea on April 27 at The Beach Club in Palm Beach are, front row from left, Terri Rose, Gina Sabean, Natalie Alvarez, Shae Johnson and Janie Thomas Fogt. Additional committee members shown in back row from left are Jeana Vassalotti Colby, Sherry Hall and Geanine Wester.|
The Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association will host the Afternoon Tea and Silent Auction at The Beach Club in Palm Beach at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27.
Tickets are $75 per person and $50 for alumni who graduated after 2007. The event benefits the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Current sponsors include LionMaus Media, Tiffany & Co., 1st Southern Bank, Josephine Bayard, Northern Trust and The Gardens Mall among others. Palm Beach Society magazine is the media sponsor.
Fonda Huizenga will be the speaker at the event. Huizenga is a native Floridian, devoted wife of 21 years to Wayne Huizenga Jr., mother of four and a devout Christian. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with degrees in both biomedical and electrical engineering, and worked for both Procter & Gamble and Cordis Corporation before deciding to devote herself fully to her home and husband.
This year’s theme is “High Tea by the Sea,” and the afternoon will include a silent auction and door prizes with special prizes awarded to guests with the best nautical-themed attire.
The afternoon tea menu includes a selection of tea sandwiches, petits fours, chef’s assortment of petite pastries, assorted scones with clotted cream, chocolate-covered strawberries and flavored gourmet teas.
Natalie Alvarez is chair of the event committee. Members include Adelfye Cedeno, Jeana Vassalotti Colby, Janie Thomas Fogt, Sherry Hall, Shae Johnson, Audy Johnston, Lisa Bracciale Marburger, Claudia Moore, Tami Morrow Prieto, Terri Rose, Gina Sabean, Geanine Wester and Annah Wolf.