|Published: 8:58 AM, 03/27/2013
Author: Jessica Cross
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
Staff photo by Jessica Cross
Madison Taylor shows off her spring hat
on Saturday at the Step into Spring Brunch and Fashion Show at
The annual fundraiser showcases a hat
contest and fashion show, with clothing from The Lily Pad in
Sweetwater. Proceeds from this year's event will help fund a music
and drama scholarship.
This year's event honored the late
Barbara Arwood, a former instructor at Hiwassee College who was
devoted to education and the arts. The Step into Spring Committee has
decided to honor a woman for her contribution to the community at the
While speaking about her late mother,
Amy McPhail recalled the three words Arwood would want everyone to
remember: dedication, perseverance and commitment.
"Dedicate life through the things
that are important to you. Persevere through hard times. Commit and
stay committed to what you believe in," said McPhail.
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