Blakeslee Inn & Restaurant hosting Chari-Tea to benefit United Way


Tannersville, PA The award-winning Blakeslee Inn and Restaurant is hosting a high tea on Saturday, Nov. 12, to benefit the United Way of Monroe County’s 2011 campaign. There will be two seatings for the “Chari-Tea” event, at noon and 1:30 p.m.

The traditional menu, inspired by Executive Chef Chris Mullin, will consist of homemade scones, clotted cream, lemon curd and delightful sandwiches. As for the hot tea, attendees can choose from a selection of 35 varieties.

The cost is $20 per ticket, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting United Way. Tickets can be purchased through the United Way office on Warner Road in Tannersville and at the Queen’s Treasures at 914 North Ninth Street in Stroudsburg.

“This is an event that will appeal to women of all ages,” said United Way campaign Co-chair Connie Roberts. “Grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends will spend a relaxing afternoon while in the beautifully decorated inn.”

Besides the scrumptious tea fare, there will be goodie bags and door prizes, along with entertainment for peoples’ enjoyment.

Reservations are required due to limited seating and can be made by calling the Blakeslee Inn and Restaurant at 570-646-1100. When calling, be sure to mention the United Way tea, your ticket number, and your preferred time of seating.

Co-sponsors of this event are the Blakeslee Inn and Restaurant and The Queen’s Treasures. For more information, call the United Way at 570-629-5657.

The United Way of Monroe County provides health and human services through community initiatives and funding to 33 local programs. Its targeted need areas include Engaging Youth, Meeting Basic Needs, Helping Children Succeed and Promoting Self-Sufficiency. “Live United” is part of the United Way’s mission of giving, advocating and volunteering to produce lasting changes in the community and advance the common good. Various volunteer opportunities are available at