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  • By Gigi Nichols

Alternatives for Girls High Tea

Shirley Maddalena, of Maddalena Design, Ltd., hosted a High Tea at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham to benefit Alternatives For Girls (AFG). Maddalena has graciously hosted the tea as a benefit for 31 years. The menu featured teatime delights, and a silent auction offered guests the opportunity to bid on new and gently-used treasures donated by other guests. Proceeds from this year’s event will go toward AFG programs that help homeless and at-risk girls and young women to make positive choices in life. Over 120 attended the event which raised close to $13,000 for the cause.


If you would like your future event considered for coverage, you can email Nichols at or if you need to speak with her, phone 248.515.6105.

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