The "Ladies who Lunch", the Lunch Bunch group collected a total of $2200 for the Toys for Tots contribution
Capt. Peryam, along with Rita Rose were at lunch on December 15, 2005 and accepted the contribution. They were extremely grateful to each and everyone . The Lunch Bunch group gave the 2nd highest contribution of any organization, group, or business in Monroe County. The first was a $5000 contribution from Habitat for Humanity and the D'Asign Source Group.
The Lunch Bunch did quite a job and a lot of needy families and children will enjoy Christmas much more thanks to everyone's generosity.
The Lunch Bunch is comprised mostly of ladies from Duck Key but Rita Rose and Jean Boe from Marathon also are members.
Those who attended from left to right: (for the picture) were
Vicky Bucholtz, Joanne Enquist, Judy Adler, Rita Rose, Anna Lockwood, Capt.Peryam, Mary Moccia, Rosemary Adams, Fran Showerman, Nancy Herold, Ronnie Gutleber
Gail McHale, Sheila Fortier, Sue Kulig, Pat Curtis
Others that contributed to date but did not attend.
Cathy Scholl, Vivienne Afshari, Pat Johnson, Grace Beacham, Tony Appell, JoAnn Orr, Diane Roberts, Peggy Cunningham, Bobbye Mink, Pat Key, Judy Lacko, Lyn Westphal, Sue Williamson
The Lunch Bunch contributions will be added to funds which provide a Christmas for families in the Florida Keys. The Monroe County Sheriff's group uses the fund to provide each family with a decorated tree, several presents for the children, and a Christmas meal.
Families apply to the Salvartion Army and are screened by the Salvation Army and by the Sheriff's department.
Anyone with questions, or who wants to make a monetary donation, can call Marathon Captain Bob Peryam at 289-2430.
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