“Fröhliche Weihnachten mit Oma und Opa!” was centered around a sleigh from Germany. Hostesses were Natasha Bealer, who provided the Hummel plates from her mother-in-law, Olga Payne and Laura Yeros, pictured.
Pastry bakers Vana White, Melissa Katsoulas and Michele Krochta were busy selling homemade Greek pastries and food items.
ables Extraordinaire, benefiting charities of the Philoptochos Society of St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church in Greenwood Village, was held Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Philoptochos is dedicated to helping the poor, disbursing more than $50,000 this year to local and national charities and individuals in need. Hundreds of items were also raised and gathered for the women and children of Champa House and Street’s Hope, assisting victims of human trafficking, among other ministries.
The public showcasing of the exquisitely decorated tablescapes, two Christmas teas, an ornament exchange, the Giving Tree, and the selling of homemade Greek pastries and food items were chaired by President Elaine Cladis and her committee: Natasha Bealer, Vivian Bouzarelos, Gerda Gavrilis, Missy Katsoulas, Phyllis Kennebeck, Michele Krochta, Elaine McCoy, Olga Payne and Laura Yeros, along with their committee helpers, the pastry bakers and many hostesses.
The ornament-exchange committee was Natasha Bealer, Vivian Bouzarelos, Elaine Cladis, Gerda Gavrilis, Missy Katsoulas, Phyllis Kennebeck, Michele Krochta, Elaine McCoy, Olga Payne, Pam Weinroth, Laura Yeros and Elaine Cladis, Philoptochos president.
“Pretty and Pink” by hostesses Natalie Shallow and Nicole Maniatis, pictured.
“Make Deer Christmas Memories” by hostesses Elaine McCoy (pictured) and Katherine Finch
“Blue Christmas” decorated by Vivian Bouzarelos, pictured, Mimi Bouzarelos and Dora Matzakos.
“Santa’s here. Clean up your act!” By hostess Billy Kay Maniatis.
Serving Greek pastries, coffee and tea were Amanda Hesterman-Tschirki, Aleksandra Gopsill and Elaine Karubus.
Orange is the new red—have an Amari Christmas!” Hostesses Marsha Christopulos and Elaine Cladis, Philoptochos president. Photos by Gerri Sweeney
“Wyoming Cowboy Proud” by hostesses Fay Zaharis, Adrianne Johansen and Jamie Pullos.
“You say Crystal, I say Cristal!” by hostess Kim Bolt.
“Christmas with Angels” by hostesses Elaine Williams and Jamie Armatas.
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