Join the Coppell Women's Club, May 7, for their spring luncheon at the Marriott Courtyard, 2200 Bass Pro Court, Grapevine.
This year's luncheon theme is A Taste of Tuscany. Appetizers and iced tea will be served by the pool at 11:00 a.m., a cash bar is available. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the ladies will enjoy a wonderful lunch menu with a winter kale with red and yellow pear tomato, basil, olives, focaccia croutons and port wine vinaigrette salad; marsala chicken breast with tagliatelle pasta, broccolini and mushrooms; Italian cannoli with grand marnier reduction. A vegetarian, vegan and lactose free option is available, as well as a gluten free option. A musical performance by Myrna Blackwood-Hunt, Ms. Texas Senior America 2013, is the planned program.
Ms. Blackwood was raised in Gospel music as part of the famous "Blackwood Brothers Quartet" family of singers and has been performing on stage since the age of six. She worked with the Miss Texas/America Pageants for twenty years teaching voice, choreography and motivation. Myrna has performed for clients such as Rockwell International, IBM, Toyota and General Motors and The Texas State Society, where she performed at one of the Inaugural Balls for Former President George Bush, Sr. She worked closely with Oprah Winfrey for the "Save the Children Foundation" and performed with celebrities like Tom Jones, Englebert Humperdink, The Gatlin Brothers, Leann Rimes and well loved comedians Bob Hope and Red Skelton, Myrna also performed on Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Myrna now spends her time performing for city functions, veterans groups, senior centers, volunteer organizations, assisted living and memory care facilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
The cost to attend the luncheon is$25 per member and $35 for guests. Reservations should be made by May 1 either online with PayPal or by mailing a check to P.O. Box 1692, Coppell, TX 75019
PICTURE CAPTION: Myrna Blackwood-Hunt, Ms. Texas Senior America 2013