Sweet Tea Event a Smash Hit


The first quarterly event of SAMC's new Sweet Tea Society -- a women's program with a twist of fun and fellowship --1889SweetTeaJeanneRobertson

 featured nationally known humorist Jeanne Robertson, whose program revealed how humor can add balance to our busy lives. Above, Robertson pauses for a photo opportunity with some fans before the show at the Dothan Opera House.

WOOF-FM radio personality Amy D. (second from left) was the emcee for the event. Prior to the show, Amy and a few friends enjoyed some refreshments.

Robertson tells a humorous story to the sold out audience at the Dothan Opera House.

Jeanne Robertson's unique style of storytelling kept the audience engaged in remembering to appreciate the humor found in everyday life.

Every attendee received a free Sweet Tea Society tumbler.

Jeanne Robertson tells her famous story: "Left Brain goes to the grocery store."

After the evening's program was over, attendees picked up their complimentary Sweet Tea Society tumblers.

A guest pours herself a cup of sweet tea.

Jeanne Robertson mingles with the audience members and signs autographs after the close of the inaugural event of SAMC's Sweet Tea Society.

To register for any of the Sweet Tea Society's fun and educational programs, please contact Gloria Biddings in the SAMC Public Relations office via email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or by phone, (334) 793-8107. We will need your name, address, phone number and email address when you register.

Here's a calendar of upcoming Sweet Tea Society programs:

Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the Highland Oaks Clubhouse, 6:30 p.m.

FREE to Sweet Tea Society Members

Steve Stokes, MD, Radiation Oncologist

Breast cancer prevention and diet

5:30 p.m. social hour -- join us for cancer fighting refreshments: blueberry muffins, raw vegetables, multi-grain breads and of course, Green Tea. Also guess the number of blueberries in the bra. The person closest to the actual number will receive a $100 gift card to the SAMC Women's Center Boutique (to purchase bras).

Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the Highland Oaks Clubhouse, 6:30 p.m.

FREE to Sweet Tea Society Members

Nelson Gwinn, III, MD, Cardiologist

Factors (other than love) that make your heart flutter.

5:30 p.m. social hour -- join us as Amy D. from WOOF-FM's morning show hosts "Name that heart song." Amy will play a portion of 10 famous love songs. The person who gets the most right will receive a romantic dinner for two on Valentine's day. Heart shaped refreshments will be served along with raspberry flavored tea.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Highland Oaks Clubhouse, 6:30 p.m.

FREE to Sweet Tea Society Members

William Veale, Jr., MD, Vascular Surgeon

Don't let good health be in vein, get a leg up on going to the beach

5:30 p.m. social hour -- join us as models show off the latest swimwear from the SAMC Women's Center Boutique. Bring a gallon of your favorite sweet tea and share your ("tea"-totaler only) recipe to beat the summer heat. Shrimp (de-veined, of course) cocktails will be served.