The Times West Virginian

April 3, 2013

‘Kickoff for Mother’s Day’ set May 5

Mary Todd Lincoln portrayal to be part of Woman’s Club tea

By Kaylyn Christopher
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Fairmont will be honoring women and mothers with a special tea set for May 5.

“It will be like a kick-off for Mother’s Day,” Nancy Bickerstaff, president of the Woman’s Club, said.

The Celebration of Women and Mother’s Day Tea will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Woman’s Club, 300 First St., Fairmont. Bickerstaff said that the cost for the tea is $15 per person and reservations are required. There are 56 seats total, and Bickerstaff said reservations can be made until they are filled.

According to Bickerstaff, the celebration will feature a traditional tea faire menu complete with sandwiches and sweets. The tea will be served at individual tables in the dining room, and the house will be decorated for spring.

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