Updated: Aug 19
A Great Success!
The Smith Mountain Lake Women's Club 23nd Annual GAMEFEST was held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at Trinity Ecumenical Parish, in Moneta, VA. Approximately 130 participants attended to play various card and board games. They won door prizes, participated in a raffle and silent auction, and shopped for used books, puzzles, and hand made craft items made by members and friends of SMLWC. Attendees were treated to snacks, ice tea and lemon-aid throughout the day; a lunch consisting of an chicken salad, dilled potatoes, rolls and deviled eggs; and a buffet dessert bar of homemade cakes, cookies, and candies.
Proceeds of the event were distributed at the meeting on May 16, 2023, to:
Franklin County Warming Shelter
Proceeds from GAMEFEST also goes to fund two scholarships each year.
On May 17, 2023, a $1000 scholarship was awarded at the Franklin County High School Awards Ceremony to Grace Trelease by SMLWC Scholarship Chair, Lonny Watro.
On May 22, 2023 a $1000 scholarship was awarded at the Staunton River High School Awards Ceremony to Alice Milton by SMLWC Scholarship Chair, Lonny Watro.
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