WE LOVE HATS—Peggy Harris, Erica Jones, Andre Blair and Candi Castleberry Singleton

WE LOVE HATS—Peggy Harris, Erica Jones, Andre Blair and Candi Castleberry Singleton

Peach and Pomegranate “Arnie Palmer’s”, macaroons, violets and fabulous hats were the centerpiece of the 18th Annual PNC Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Spring Hat Luncheon on May 7.

HANDSOME COUPLE—Ann and Leroy Metz

HANDSOME COUPLE—Ann and Leroy Metz

 

WEARING A LANA NEUMEYER DESIGN—Lana and Fred Neumeyer

WEARING A LANA NEUMEYER DESIGN—Lana and Fred Neumeyer

On this beautiful sunny Saturday more than 500 gathered in Frick Park and passed through the Reynold’s Street Gatehouse, the very first restoration project that the popular hat luncheon made possible.

BLACK AND WHITE ALWAYS RIGHT—Rose Anne Wholey, Demeatria Boccella and Debra Valentine Gray

BLACK AND WHITE ALWAYS RIGHT—Rose Anne Wholey, Demeatria Boccella and Debra Valentine Gray

 

MAD HATTERS—Latasha Wilson- Batch and Charlie Batch

MAD HATTERS—Latasha Wilson-Batch and Charlie Batch

 

EYE CATCHING—Brittany Meyer, Marilee Meyer and Kiya Tomlin

EYE CATCHING—Brittany Meyer, Marilee Meyer and Kiya Tomlin

Over the years more than 7 million dollars has been raised and 14 restoration projects have been completed said Meg Cheever, president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.  She thanked the efforts of this year’s co-chairs: Emily Mack Jamison, Ramsey Lyons, Charlene Petrelli, Kiya Tomlin, Christy Wiegand and all who make the luncheon possible each year.

MEG CHEEVER—President and CEO Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

MEG CHEEVER—President and CEO Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

 

LEON SAYS— when you can’t find a hat wear a basket

LEON SAYS— when you can’t find a hat wear a basket

 

OUR FAVORITE HAT LUNCHEON—Florence Rouzier and Judge Kim Clark

OUR FAVORITE HAT LUNCHEON—Florence Rouzier and Judge Kim Clark

 

ARRIVING AT FRICK PARK— Jackie Dixon

ARRIVING AT FRICK PARK— Jackie Dixon

 

FIRST TIMER GEORGE LUGG—with Janera Solomon

FIRST TIMER GEORGE LUGG—with Janera Solomon

 

ENJOYING THE SUNNY DAY—Renee Giles and Ruth Still (first timer)

ENJOYING THE SUNNY DAY—Renee Giles and Ruth Still (first timer)

 

Mark your calendars for next year’s luncheon to be held on May 6, 2017 in Schenley Park.

 

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