Lunch Bunch - Page 2
by Kay Forrester
Lunch Bunch 51 - The Sweet Tea Restaurant (2017)
It's hard to top our September Lunch Bunch at The
Club in September, but we did get our next 50 off to a good start at The Sweet
Tea Restaurant in January.
The West End Golden Girls enjoyed
a fun filled day. We had our own private room, great food and fellowship. Join
us next time!
Lunch Bunch 50 - 50th Celebration at The Club (2016)
What a wonderful celebration of the
West End Lunch Bunch's 50th lunch together. On September
27th, about 55 ladies attended our lovely
luncheon held at The Club. Not only was the food delicious but the fellowship
was wonderful. We even had 5 first timers! Linda Barnes and Nancy Lou Whitlow
did a beautiful job with the original art work of Linda attached to a vase of
fresh flowers for the Table Decorations. These vases were given away as prizes
for someone at each table. We look forward to many more Lunch Bunches. NOTE:
From now on we will be known as the 'West End Golden Girls'.
Lunch Bunch 49 - Lloyd's Restaurant (2016)
The West End Girls Lunch Bunch was held at Lloyds
Restaurant on June 7th. We had about 40 ladies there, one gentleman, and 2
grands. We enjoyed good food and had a fun time, as usual.
We are all looking forward to our
50th Lunch Bunch on September 27th.
It will be a very special event that you don't want to
miss. Come back to West End Online later for complete
Lunch Bunch 48 - Bistro Provare (2016)
On March 22nd, the West
End Girls Lunch Bunch celebrated a beautiful spring day at Bistro
the Culinary School at Jefferson State Community College. We had a
wonderful, happy time and even had 3 First Timers!
Bistro Provare has become a tradition that we look forward to every year. If you
didn't make this one, then plan on coming next year!
Lunch Bunch 47 - Pappadeaux (2016)
West End Girls met for our winter Lunch Bunch Pappadeaux seafood
restaurant on January 18th. About 30 ladies attended. Sue Mann drove from
Marietta, Georgia to get in on the fun and we had our usual Tuscaloosa girls and
Shirley Powell from Jacksonville.
Lunch Bunch 46 - The Bright Star (2015)
In October, despite rainy weather, 40 West End Girls showed up for a superb
lunch at The Bright Star restaurant in Bessemer. We were given a history of the
restaurant, which was established 105 years ago. The Bright Star, which features
Greek style steaks and seafood, is the oldest family owned restaurant in
Lunch Bunch 45 - The Egg & I (2015)
It's "NO YOLK". July 13th
found us West End Girls at
"The Egg & I" in Vestavia. We had a private room which is always nice.
It's always so much fun to see old West End friends again and
to make new ones. If you haven't attended any of our Lunch Bunch meetings, give
it a try, I think you'll be glad you did.
Lunch Bunch 44 - Bistro Provare (2015)
The West End Girls enjoying a splendid meal at Bistro
Provare. Despite the rainy day, we had 40 West End
ladies in attendance. Four were first timers!
It is such fun to spend time with our ol' West End classmates. If you have never
attended, we urge you to do so. We hope to see you there!
Lunch Bunch 43 - Jesse's Steak & Seafood (2015)
On January 19th, we had a delicious lunch and great fun at Jesse's Steak & Seafood near the
Today was special indeed as we
had a nice private and very sunny room. It is always
such fun to see old friends again. We had the return of Tracy Benton and
Marie Clarke, which was great. We also had two first
timers: Janice Ballard '67)
and Deborah Warren '70.
Lunch Bunch 42 - Dodiyos Greek (2014)
On October 1st, the West End Girls had a great time at DoDiYos (in Homewood
at Soho Square) for a taste of
Greek fare. The food, fun and fellowship were very special. Kathy Dismukes, who
recently retired from Royal Cup, joined us and plans to come again. If you
haven't been to one of our Lunch Bunches, come join us. We guarantee you will
Lunch Bunch 41 - Villagio's Restaurant (2014)
On July 11, the West End Girls Lunch
Bunch had a wonderful Luncheon at a new Italian Restaurant called Villagio's at
Ross Bridge. As you can see from
the photos, everyone (we had about 35 ladies) enjoyed themselves as we
visited, renewed friendships, and made new friends. We had two first timers,
Gayle Atchison and Virginia Gillespie.
Bunch 40 -
Bistro Provare (2014)
The West End Girls held our
40th Lunch Bunch on April 24th at Bistro Provare,
the Culinary School at Jefferson State College. The five course meal was
extra special and we even had 3 first timers: Barbara
Blanton, Betty Martin, and Sherry Baldwin. Judith Ratliff came from Texas,
Brenda Mitchell came from Georgia, Margaret
Cobb and Sandra Fredrick came from Huntsville. We had a great
time and hope to see you at the next Lunch Bunch!
Lunch Bunch 39 -
Red Lobster (2014)
During a cold January day, the
West End Girls defied James Spann's weather prediction and
met at the Red Lobster in Vestavia for lots of good seafood and conversation. We
had two first timers, Joy Bodie and Pat Bahr.
It's always exciting to have new girls join our group!
Lunch Bunch 38 -
Bistro Provare (2013)
The West End Girls had a delightful luncheon at Bistro
Provare, the Culinary
School at Jefferson State Community College. We will definitely do this
again! The food and service were amazing and of course it was fun catching up.
Our youngest attendee was Mary Grace McCord and our oldest was Mary Edna Greene.
Wayne King was our invited guest. Wayne told us about his recently published
book, 'Lake of Dreams', a delightful story
of the quest for the world's largest bass.
Lunch Bunch 37 - Creekside Tavern (2013)
We had a great summer lunch bunch on Monday, July 22nd
at Creekside Tavern in Patton
Creek Shopping Center, Hoover. We had our own
room. It was fun eating and meeting with our West End friends
Bunch 36 - Lunch at Anne Williams Home (2013)
The West End
Girls Lunch Bunch celebrated a beautiful southern luncheon at the lovely home of Anne Williams. It was the perfect setting for our ladies to mix and mingle and
of course share stories of past and present days. Anne prepared the delicious
lunch herself with 4 homemade deserts! Our next
luncheon will be in July. More e information later.
Lunch Bunch 35 - Zea's Rotisserie & Grill (2013)
had a really neat time at our March 2013 Lunch Bunch at Zea's Rotisserie &
Grill, Brookwood Mall. We even had a first timer, Pamela Mc Brayer. A special
treat was seeing Annette and Vonette Parker again, who have not been able to
join us in quite sometime. Of course our regular long distance winner was Brenda
Mitchell, who rarely misses a Lunch Bunch. She and her husband drive each time
from Marietta, Georgia! The food at Zea's was excellent, so
if you haven't been there, you might want to give it a try.
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