Two Fish and Five Loaves, Celebrating Mothers

Two Fish and Five Loaves, led by caterer extraordinaire Kevin Smallwood welcomed Moms on Sunday, May 8 to their annual Mother’s Day brunch at the Robert Treat Hotel’s beautiful Tri-state Ballroom. Hundreds of families celebrated their deserving mothers at the afternoon soiree. The event, hosted by the Tri-State Leading Ladies: Shaila Scott, Toya Beasley and Liz Black, with DJ Spen, featured a lavish spread and lively entertainment. —TPC Staff

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