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Planting Possibilities to host Friendship Garden Tea in Hammond

information provided by Planting Possibilities

HAMMOND, Ind. (April 5, 2019) – Planting Possibilities, a nonprofit providing opportunities for adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, and Denyse Buck, formerly of Serenitea Tea Room, will team up to host their second annual Friendship Garden Tea.

The tea party will be held May 5, 2:00pm–4:00pm, in the Clipper Room at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Indiana.

Tea, scones, sweets, savories, raffles, and door prizes can all be enjoyed along with lakefront views of Lake Michigan. Guest speaker Dr. Louise Chickie-Wolfe—an author, educator, and youth advocate—will share her experiences with the Munster Junior Historical Society as well as working with Munster’s only existing and working farm.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own tea cups, but some will be provided as needed.

Event sponsors are needed and donations of goods or services from local businesses are welcome.

“We had an incredible response last year and received great feedback from attendees. It can only be better this year,” said Planting Possibilities representative Ruth Yothment. “We look forward to another successful and fun afternoon.”

Ticket and sponsorship information can be found at or Tickets sales begin March 15. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.

All proceeds benefit Planting Possibilities. For more information regarding this event or for sponsorship/donation information, please visit or call 219-237-9353.

About Planting Possibilities, Inc.

Planting Possibilities, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to provide employment, job skills training, and volunteer opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Lake County, IN. For more information, visit

Planting Possibilities clients learn how to grow and cultivate their own crops, leading to a better understanding of self-sufficiency. (Photo provided)
Mark Neiner, Executive Director of Planting Possibilities, checks hydroponic Thai basil, one of the many projects clients are actively involved with. (Photo provided)
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