Maryrine Woolsey (pronounced May-reen) was well and truly feted at a get-acquainted party hosted by Teri Tillotson. “M” ya’know, is the far better half of The Daily News’ new glorious leader Leonard Woolsey.

Getting to know Maryrine were Maggie Kelso, Sally Galbraith, Sally Byron, Taylor Williams, Shari Daughtry, Trudy Davis, Ann Masel and Margo Markowitz.

Stacy Usie, Robyn Bushong, Beth Bullock, Suzan Allman, Linda Rupp and Karen Flowers visiting with Debbie Kelemen, Dana Miller, Betty Prough, Sharon Levy Pagan, Dale Taylor (Divadarling Heber’s wayyy better half) and Rosetta Bonnin.

Enjoying Teri’s hospitality at her Cedar Lawn snazzienda were Cindy Sapio, Sue Rice and her mom, Nancy Roach, (Teri’s dad’s girlfriend), Susanne Sullivan, Maureen Patton, Mary Wiley, Marilyn McFatridge, Patty Healy, Denise Gonzales, Eliza Quigley, Linda Bohn, Gayle Monsour and Annette Wallfisch.

“M” is an absolute doll and a grand addition to the Baby Apple.

40 years of Galveston Island Meals on Wheels

Well, it is that time of year again, except this year is a little different for us. We will be celebrating our 40th anniversary of Galveston Island Meals on Wheels.

This wonderful evening will be held on April 25 at the historic Hotel Galvez. It begins with a 7 p.m. reception followed at 8 p.m. with seated dinner, including wine. There will be a cash bar, door prizes and entertainment.

This year, Galveston’s own Vandy Anderson will be hosting this wonderful evening. Naturally, as in the past, we have a terrific raffle.

This years raffle items are a six-night, all-inclusive Croatian vacation for four (not including airfare), Bear Creek Colorado sleeps for six to eight people for six nights, a staycation weekend at the Victorian Condo Hotel, dinner at Farley Girls and Sunday Golf & Brunch at Galveston Country Club and a $375 gift certificate from Creative Photography. There will be a surprise raffle for all attendees.

Ticket prices are $90 each and all proceeds benefit Galveston Island Meals on Wheels. To purchase a ticket to the gala, or Terrific Raffle tickets, please contact Joy Incaprera, 409-744-5852 or 409-770-4588.

Moonlight Masquerade

What a magical night it was at the Friendswood Independent School District Education Foundation Moonlight Masquerade.

This is the one major fundraiser the group has, and this year, net revenue was about $350,000 from the event.

Face painters, jugglers on stilts, mimes and gypsies walked through the sold out event held at The Houstonian.

Ingrid and Bobby Moody were delighted that the Moody Foundation awarded FISD Education Foundation with $100,000 to help them reach their goal of $1 million in endowment and $1 million in giving to teachers in FISD in grants.

Ingrid Moody drew the winning raffle ticket for a new Kawasaki mule from the Foundation. The Moody’s have children in FISD schools. Music was by the Jet Set Band with Mike Hickey as master of ceremonies.

The evening was a mix of Mardi Gras and Venetian masquerade with elaborate masks being worn by all.

Thanks to Divafave Karolyn Gephart, Director of Communications of Friendswood ISD.

Birthday shoutouts

More Lenten birthday children are little Veronica Cromie, Andy Odom, Barbara Cromie Driggers, Michelle Falk Hay, TopDoc David Callender and the lovely Sue Anderson.

Frances Powell is a columnist for The Daily News. Send deets ’n’ pix of your parteez ’n’ proceedings to or call 409-744-6540.

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