Harvest of Talents adds new feature to this year's event
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[September 12, 2013]
Something new is coming to the
30th Harvest of Talents for World Hunger. The committee for Spring
for Tea, a well-known Harvest of Talents spring event, is planning a
new offering at the 30th Harvest on Oct. 26.
Harvest guests looking for a brief respite from shopping or a few
minutes to sit and chat with a friend or renew old acquaintances
will be afforded that opportunity.
Georgia Vinson, who chairs the
new Harvest area, aptly named Hospitali-tea, points out that while
the mini-tea will not offer all of the elegance of the Spring Tea,
it will provide tasty homemade foods accompanied by a Harvest blend
of tea, chosen for the occasion.
A variety of handmade tea-related items will also be available
for sale in the tea room.
Advance tickets for the tea will be offered for four seatings:
10-10:30 a.m., 10:45-11:15 a.m., 11:30-noon and 12:15-12:45 p.m. Tea
tickets are only $5 each and may be obtained at the office of
Lincoln Christian Church. Purchasers may choose their seating time
when they purchase the tickets.
Vinson stresses the importance of timeliness in arriving at the
mini-tea, due to the number of seatings available. She also noted
that only a limited number of tickets will be available for this
The mini-tea is being offered in addition to the regular
breakfast and luncheon menus and is intended to provide an occasion
and location to enjoy a bit of rest and relaxation, accompanied by
light refreshments and a cup of hot, fragrant Harvest tea.
Those having questions may contact Georgia Vinson at 732-9069 or
Marcia Bidwell at 732-7772.
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The Harvest of Talents for World Hunger is an annual fundraising
event sponsored by Lincoln Christian Church. Events begin at 7 a.m.
on Saturday, Oct. 26, and climax with a 2 p.m. auction of several
dozen handmade items, including quilts, furniture, woodworking
pieces and heirloom-quality needlework.
The final event of the weekend will be a service of celebration
at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in the Earl C Hargrove Chapel on the
campus of Lincoln Christian University.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend all the weekend
events of the Harvest of Talents.
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