2021 Poinsettia Ball
The Poinsettia Men’s Club and Ballet Women’s Committee hosted the 54th Annual Poinsettia Ball this December at Vestavia Hills Country Club. Twenty-nine young women were presented by their families. After their presentation, the debutantes continued the evening with the traditional Father-Daughter Waltz followed by music and a reception.
Twenty-four junior debutantes were introduced to the ballroom prior to the Debutantes’ entrance. These young ladies were introduced on their father’s arm and then seated.
Melissa McMurray is the Junior Debutante Social Chairman. The Men’s Club President is Gary Smith. The Ballet Women’s Committee President is Ashley Stockard. Liz Guest is the Poinsettia Ball Board President. Jayna Southerland is the Ball Chairman. Kelly Troiano and Stephanie Whisenhunt are the co-Debutante Social Chairman who coordinated all of the debutante activities. The Benefactor Benefit Chairman is Stacey Gregory.
The Ballet Women’s Committee Board includes:
Sharon Maddox, Lianne Hand, Stephanie Whisenhunt, Tammy Towns, Kelly Troiano, Ashley Moran, Jayna Southerland, Melissa McMurray, Allison Herr, Sarah Bryan, Ashley Stockard, Loren Leigh Baggett, Cathy Donze and Liz Guest.
The Ballet Women’s Committee was founded in 1960 to foster and promote fine arts in the greater Birmingham area. All proceeds from the Poinsettia Ball went towards the support of the Alabama Ballet.
Sela White, Burke Smith Jonathan Hand, Burke Smith Calyie Basselin, Bella Sanders, Sela White, Katy Dazzio Maimie Livingston, Campbell Johnston Audrey Colabrese, Mary Beth Sanders, Ryan Early Sydney Vickers, Sydney Grace Edge, Carrie Kwarcinski Jeff and Barbera West, Chandler Coshatt, Lexie and Jackson West Michael Gregory, Parker Gregory Rich Man Priestly, Lizzy Peoples, Gracie Stockard, Hayden Neugent Caroline Dugas, Ray Dugas Caroline Dugas, Roselee Dugas Mary Hinson Mims, Virginia Macoy, Katie Glenn Kathryn Jackson, Laney Cory Kylie Barger, Josh Beasley, Avery Creel, Lucy Mantooth, Emily Browning Kate Saunders, Ella Coons Caroline Gilroy, Tony Bonar Caroline Gilroy, Merritt Flynn Amelia Hawk, Mcklane Bentley Audrey Colabrese, Bella Powell, Mary Beth Sanders, Julia Stewart Michael and Stacey Gregory Laura Ellen Hayes, Malone Gammill Alie Meeks, Kara Agee, Parker Gregory Emily Avis, Mary Britton Waldrop Emily Avis, Katy Lambert Caleb Alford, Julia Salem Lauren Green, Riley Giardina Cameron Walker, Katie Mildrum Maggie Wright, Landon Neese Miller Louthan, Lexie Colgate, Madison Hawkins Ella Harper, Ashby Thomas Ella Harper, Mary Alex Maluff Julia Stewart, Anne Stewart, Bella Rizzo, Kate Buschweitz Daniel Bobbitt, Caroline Rice Jack Wiley, Claire Edwards, Alex Speyer, Ella Perry Sylvia Smith, Jack Swaffard Lisa Lawley, Gram Thornton, Tracy Thornton Lainey Williams, Hannah Hale Christian Cusimano, Hannah Hale Drake Elcan, Maggie Etheidge Alexis Simon, Chip Porter Ashley Frye, Zoe Vanche Abbigale Fitzgerald Waters, Campbell Adkins Chris Cassin, Charli Hulse Charli Hulse Alex Thompson, Brooke Wardlaw, Logan Linville Lane Stephens, Sophie Rankin, Mary Hunter, Nelson Patty Lauren Agree, Sims Fann, Claire Sexton Claire Sexton Sims Ann, Claire Sexton Katie McKenna, Britt Ware Kendall Dillon, Abby Atchison Lauren Green, Alex McConnell Gracie Corcoran, Brooke Pflaum William Schaffeld, Collins McMurray