A royal affair in Landrum raises around $1,500 for Mobile Meals

Published 12:41 pm Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Royal wedding enthusiasts enjoy tea at Zenzera's Friday, April 29. (photo by Samantha Hurst)

Royal wedding enthusiasts raised about $1,500 for Mobile Meals in an event fit for the queen held Friday, April 29.

Right: More royal wedding enthusiasts enjoy tea at Zenzera's Friday, April 29 while the wedding played in the background. (photo by Samantha Hurst)

Women donning fasteners and wide-brimmed hats with feathers and florals gathered at Zenzera’s in Landrum to view the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Attendees nibbled on Norwegian smoked salmon and caviar, organic fig canapes, lemon curd and freshly baked scones, all served on vintage china. Then they sipped tea as they oohed and aahed over Kate’s dress and Prince William in his military uniform.

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Local celebrity Pam Stone, with the help of friend Shirley Bradley and numerous local business owners, organized the charity event. Those businesses included Zenzera’s and owner Debbie Briggs; Johnny Carruth, who supplied the big screen television; interior designer Gillian Drummond and Randy Grobe of The Frog and Swan, who provided the vintage china.