Fun fact: The elite fundraising society of the American Red Cross, the Tiffany Circle, is named after the Tiffany stained-glass windows in the organization’s D.C. headquarters.
The Boston chapter held its seventh annual Women of Inspiration Luncheon at the Langham Hotel. Prominent among the attendees: Joanne Holbrook Patton (daughter-in-law of Gen. George S.), PR czarina Geri Denterlein,
Master Sgt. Tori Kenny, Boston chair Susan Black, honoree Karen Teller, emcee Vanessa Welch, North Shore glamazon Sydney Frasca and ardent environmentalist Bonnie Benhayon.
The afternoon’s best exchange: Upon being complimented on her chalcedony and diamond ring, one woman said, “This is my summer wedding ring,” to which the response was, “You have two?” “Yes,” she answered. “I also have two husbands.”
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