The annual Father Joe’s Villages Ladies Guild Luncheon was an affair fit for royalty as attendees dressed in their hats and gloves for the Queen’s Luncheon held on Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  Menard Family Foundation Director Barbara Menard attended this annual fundraiser at the invitation of Director Marlene Miller, who is a member of the Father Joe’s Ladies Guild.  Deacon Jim Vargas, President and CEO of Father Joe’s Villages offered a welcome and opening blessing.  One of the recipients of Father Joe’s Villages, Michelle, shared the impact of the services, classes, and resources in her life.  She found herself homeless and sought shelter at Father Joe’s Villages.  Her six children benefited from the Therapeutic Childcare Program and kept them focused and provided a sense of normalcy in their lives.  They are now all successfully moving ahead in their lives.  The luncheon included a delicious meal along with beautifully wrapped silent auction items and opportunity drawing gifts.