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Two kinds of tea party recently met with success

Whoever says there’s nothing to do in Macon is sadly mistaken. Just recently there were two tea parties, one political in nature and the other purely social, and one fundraiser, with several more coming up.

By sheer accident as I was heading downtown April 15 to take care of some personal business, I stumbled across the “tea party” tax protest. I had forgotten about it and assumed I would not have much time to attend it during my busy work week.

However, I quickly finished my business and headed across the street to Rosa Parks Square where the protest was being held. I have to say I was greatly impressed with the turnout.

While at the protest for only a short time, I ran into State Rep. Allen Peake, State Sen. Cecil Staton, and I also met Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, who is running to be the Republican nominee for governor.

The second tea party was an actual tea party. The Alpha Delta Pi and Phi Mu alumnae tea is called Peaches and Pie, and as someone who was the ADPi alum chair during my college days at Mercer University, I made sure I would be attending. I ran into old friends from both sororities, such as Kate Miller, Anne Kuhlke, Dana Albertson and Ashleigh Adams. I also met newer members of each sorority, such as Kathleen Ashley, Bronwyn Walker, Anne Staigle and Shannon Giddens.

To suggest events for this column please e-mail mollywilkins@gmail.com.

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