The Ladies of the Lake Educational and Charitable Foundation hosted its Annual Hats & Pearls Scholarship Luncheon. Since the foundation’s establishment it has awarded more than $50,000 in academic scholarships to college-bound, graduating high school seniors, and made donations to organizations like the Susan G. Komen Center and the American Cancer Society. Foundation president Joyce Davis, fundraising chair Karen Nunn and mistress of ceremony Carla Brown welcomed keynote speaker Emelda Douglas and a bevy of attendees including Kelli Burroughs, Isis McCraw, Deborah King, Melodee Jordan, Melanie Gordon, Veronica Fahl, Owida Dunn and several others.