Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Get #DressedToTheTea for Charity- Local charity hosts International Women's Day High Tea


It was just a little over a year ago that Jamaican Mommies Editor in chief donned High Tea attire and went for Tea with a cause and forged an ongoing relationship with a noteworthy local charity with a global network- The occasion, Dress For Success Jamaica's annual fundraising High Tea

A year later and with the proceeds going to Dress For Success Jamaica's Career and Economic Development efforts, we are on board again and encourage your support for the event on International Women's Day, March 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

With the theme being Dressed to the Tea: A Blooming Tea Affair, it seems poised to be an the perfect opportunity to grab your girlfriends and get dressed for a cause (Don't feel left out though guys, gentlemen are also welcomed).


Jmommies Editor in Chief (At right) does high tea with from L-R Milliner Marcellas James; Fashion Proprieter Kerry Ann Clarke and Senator Imani Duncan-Price at the 2013 Dressed for Success High Tea
With well known tea brand, Twinnings and Sangsters Jamaica Rum on stream this year, patrons will be greeted with a unique tea cocktail on arrival at the Terra Nova hotel.  

According to Dress for Success Jamaica's Chairman/Founder, Charmaine Lewis, the High Tea continues to be one of the organization's biggest fundraisers and this year the theme was strategically chosen as it encourages every woman to thrive and bloom beyond their circumstances.


Lady Hisae Fitton (wife of Britain's High commissioner to Jamaica in 2013; Miss Jamaica World 2013, Gina Hargitay; Her Excellency, The Most Honourable Lady Allen and .Miss Jamaica Franchise Holder, Laura Butler at the 2013 staging of the event.

With Career Development and economic advancement for women (many of whom are single parents) in need being the major charity under DFS Jamaica's programme,  funds generated from the event will go towards maintaining the suiting and career development programme.  


In exchange for their patronage, attendees at Saturday’s High Tea will be delighted with live performances, a silent auction, delightful culinary fare and several other fun and engaging activities.   
The Jamaica Junior Theatre gave a wonderful performance of Alice in Wonderland at the 2013 event

The event is just a week away so remember to book early!!


Tickets for the yearly event are available at Kerry Man Woman Home on South Avenue and Angela’s Boutique at South Avenue or via Dress for Success Jamaica’s ticket hotline at 472-4600/547-4326

A trio of beautiful ladies at the 2013 High Tea

You can also secure your tickets via Jamaican Mommies by Emailing Jamaicanmommies; tweeting us @JamaicanMommies or sending us a message via JamaicanMommies on Facebook

So hurry on, get your tickets now!!!

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Dress for Success Jamaica provides work attire, career development tools and a support network for women who need help in entering the work force.   These vital resources are provided at no cost to these women who are often single mothers, HEART trainees and university graduates who need help in order to achieve self-sufficiency and in turn provide for their children and extended families.  To date, we have assisted over 350 women on their path to economic independence. 




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