Chocolate Brunch A Confection of Food, Camaraderie and Good Will for Visiting Nurses

                                          "Anything is good if it's made of chocolate" – Jo Brand



How did Visiting Nurses know that chocolate is the universal salve and contentment when they inaugurated their annual Chocolate Brunch?

In its 2014 incarnation, the gorgeous, irresistible sweet was sered up at the Hyatt Regency and the supporters of Newport's philanthropies, particularly of Visiting Nurses, were there in force, dining on scrumptious treats (well, not all chocolate, it was brunch, you see.)


Scott Mawhinney, Susan and Roy McCall



The silent auction tables were hives of activity, and as dining began, the guests were welcomed by Jan Gordon and president of VSNRI . Food bars and stations were inviting, and Newport Seen chatted (and indulged) with Dennis and Susan McCoy, the three Nancys -- Parker, Brickley and Wilson, Ruth Thumbtzen, Leslie and David Reed with daughter, Judy McLennan, Betsy West, Susan and Dennis McCoy and Sister Therese Antone.


                                                                          --    L.P.


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Nancy Parker and daughter Nancy Wilson

Delicious things up for auction bidding

with Sister Therese Antone

Ladies who brunch

 Betsy West and Barbara Bohan

Debbie Grant, Susan Ross & Katherine Irving

The three Nancys: Nancy Parker, Nancy Brickley & Nancy Wilson

Service at the Buffet table

A crowd for Visiting Nurses

 with Susan and Dennis McCoy

A trio of Reeds:  ? David & Leslie

Jan Gordon welcomes the crowd

Friend with the Honorable Judy McLennan


Michael Semenza of Salve Regina with his just desserts

Cris Cobaugh and Justin McLaughlin

With Dee Cushing in red!

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