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> Social Butterfly
April 13, 2006

Evelyn Madison
The Social Butterfly

Mother's Day Tea Scheduled for May 13


he Contemporary Women of North County and the City of San Marcos will present their 6th annual Mother's Day Tea on Saturday, May 13, at the quaint and historic Wood House in Woodland Park, San Marcos. It will be an afternoon of fine teas, delicious treats, delightful company, entertainment, and special opportunity items.

Tea will be served from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Tickets are $22/person or $36 for two, with special discounts for groups of 6 or more. Tickets can be purchased by calling Laura McPhee at 744-5534.

The Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) is a non-profit organization, and proceeds from this event will benefit community service efforts in the North County area, and are tax deductible.

Bluegrass By The Lake

"The Virtual Strangers" will be the Bluegrass band featured at the Lake Pavilion at Lake San Marcos Resort, La Bonita Drive, Lake San Marcos, on Sunday, April 23, from 2pm to 4pm. Doors open at 1:30pm. Admission is $10 at the door. The band is comprised of Yvonne Tatar (bass), Mike Tatar (bango), Jon Cheery (mandolin), Kit Birkett (guitar), and Mike Tatar, Jr. (fiddle). This concert is sponsored by the Lake San Marcos Jazz Club. For information, call 591-4231.

Disaster ResponseTeam to Discuss "Hurricane Katrina"

When the League of Women Voters of Escondido and Neighboring Communities meet on Saturday, April 29, the program will be presented by the Palomar Pomerado Health Disaster Response Team, and their experiences after Hurricane Katrina. The program is from 9am to 12Noon, with a buffet breakfast. Cost is $18/person. It will be held at the Lake San Marcos Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, and is open to the public. RSVP by Friday, April 21. For more information, contact Donna Oba at 751-1595 or Arlene Meadows at 751-1546.

Small Business Power Breakfast Scheduled

Small Business Owners, are you interested in kicking your business up another level? Attend the power breakfast and find out how the Small Business Association can help your business. Featured speakers will be Dr. Ruben Garcia, SBA

Director of San Diego County; Karen Rogan, Attorney; Mike Turner, President of Business KM, Inc, (marketing expert); and Lori Holt Pfeiler, Mayor of Escondido.

The date is Thursday, April 27, from 7:45am to 9:30am, at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 340 No. Escondido Blvd., Salon 1 of the Conference Center. There will be prizes, booths, networking, and a free continental breakfast. RSVP online at

"The Building of The American Flag" Program at ERWF Meeting

Do you thrill to see "Old Glory Paint the Breeze?" Then, you will love this program on April 25. The Heroes of '76 are coming to present their program, "The Building of the American Flag," under the direction of Dick Diedric. This will be an exciting program you won’t want to miss!

Tuesday, April 25, with Social starting at 11am, general meeting, luncheon, then the program at 12:30pm, at the Escondido Country Club, 1800 Country Club Lane, Escondido. Cost is $15/person. RSVP by today, April 20, to Mary Ann Fulton at 746-9917.

10th Anniversary Celebration Planned by Charter High School

On Friday, May 12, the Escondido Charter High School (ECHS) will hold its 10th Anniversary celebration and Phase II kick-off with a live broadcast featuring Southern California's Number 1 talk show host, Roger Hedgecock, and other invited guests. This event will officially start Phase II of the school's construction plans at the campus, which will include a 400-seat state-of-the-art Theater, Gymnasium, and Warehouse.

ECHS needs to raise $2 million of the $8.4 million needed to complete Phase II. Financial donations to the Building Fund are welcomed. In addition, donations of materials and/or use of construction equipment would be greatly appreciated. For licensed contractors who would like to bid on a portion of the project, contact the construction manager, David Pettigrew at Competitive Edge Construction, Inc., 480-2675.

If ECHS receives a donation that exceeds $1 million, they would consider placing the donor's name (naming rights) on one of the buildings. For additional information about this project, call Dennis "Coach" Snyder at 737-3154.

Y-ME Breast Cancer Organization Plans "Walk to Empower"

The Walk is a family-oriented event, offering a three-mile route, entertainment and festivities, along with the guarantee of a deeply meaningful and truly empowering Mother’s Day morning. Y-ME's Walk to Empower will take place at Mission Bay Park on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14 at 9am. This Mother's Day, participants in San Diego will join Y-ME's more than 40,000 other walkers as part of a national effort to ensure that no one faces breast cancer alone.

There is no registration fee to participate in Y-ME's Walk to Empower, but all walkers are asked to set a goal to raise $100, and Y-ME provides a keepsake Walk to Empower T-shirt to all who meet or exceed that target. Funds raised will help expand local programs and services, which are offered free of charge to those touched by breast cancer—including the National Breast Cancer Hotline. Additional prizes will be given to those raising $250 or more. If you need more information, contact The Social Butterfly at 747-7119 or

Help Discovery School's Fourth Graders Go To Sacramento

A multi-vendor sales event will take place at Discovery Elementary School in San Marcos on Tuesday, April 25, from 3-6pm in the school cafeteria. Some of the vendors who will be present are Homemade Gourmet, Cookie Lee Jewelry, Pampered Chef, Southern Living at Home, Avon, Stamp'n Up and many more. Raffles will be held throughout the event. Twenty percent (20%) of sales will go towards providing an opportunity for all of Discovery's 4th grade students to go on an exciting trip to Sacramento to tour our state Capital and to Coloma to tour California's gold country. Mark your calendars and plan to support this fantastic fundraiser!


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