On Saturday, May 4, 2014, Mu Epsilon Omega chapter held its 5th Annual Hats & Gloves Scholarship Tea at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Newport Beach, CA. Chapter members played host to approximately 200 guests as they awarded $3,000 in scholarships to local high school college bound students and entertained the audience with a fashion show.
The afternoon started with guests shopping at the Spring Boutique that featured a variety of unique vendors selling gift baskets, jewelry, art, skin care products, purses, hats, and specialty clothing. Guests were also able to bid on numerous silent auction items including a tour of the Jackson family Hayvenhurst home by Jermaine Jackson!
After the Spring Boutique, guests were treated to savory sandwiches, tea, and desserts as the 2014 scholarship recipients were announced. The two scholarship recipients, Joi Bryant and Tea King, each received a $1,500 scholarship which will assist them with tuition, housing, and books. The event concluded with a fashion show that showcased a variety of amazing hats modeled by guests at the tea.