Holiday Home Tour raises $10,000 for charity


Jessica Ehlers, winner of the “Candy Christmas” tree. Photo by Donna Ritchie

The Canyon Lake Woman’s Club hosted its annual Holiday Home Tour on Saturday, Dec. 1. Approximately 450 tickets were sold, raising more than $10,000 for the club’s philanthropy projects. The year’s theme is ‘Paradise in Christmas” and featured the homes of Diana and Lee Adele, Sandy and Lance Lillie, Jeff and Char Mirich, Shannon and Doug Wells and Kasey and Greg Castillo.

The tour kicked off with vendor shopping in the Holiday Bay Room at 9 a.m. The self-guided tour of the homes started at 10 a.m. After the tour, the club held an opportunity drawing for a chance to win six Christmas trees valued at $200 each and two wreaths and centerpieces valued at $100 each. The tree winners are Suzi Delia, Katya Warmer, Angie Atwood, Jessica Ehlers, Dee Jameson and Cindy Taylor. Cheri Stetson, Barbie Spencer won the wreaths and Tammy Revard and Cindy Davis won the centerpieces.

The Woman’s Club meets monthly on the third Wednesday in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge. Vendor hour starts at 9 a.m. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. and lunch is served at 12 p.m. Lunch is $14. For reservations, contact Kathy Ray at 858-449-7297 or email At December’s meeting, the ladies will be treated to a Christmas program that includes a sing-a-long. Dermatologist Dr. Shen will speak to the ladies about skin cancer prevention in January.

For more information, visit the club’s website at