56th Annual Poinsettia Ball
The Poinsettia Men's Club and Ballet Women's Committee hosted the 56th Annual Poinsettia Ball on December 19th at Vestavia Hills Country Club.
Thirty-two 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-three junior debutantes were introduced to the ballroom before the debutantes' entrance. Each young lady was introduced on her father's arm and then seated.
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 support the Alabama Ballet.
The Men's Club President is Mr. Charlie D. Stewart, Jr.
The Ballet Women's Committee President is Melissa McMurray. Liz Guest is the Ball Board President. Kelly Troiano and Stephanie Whisenhunt serve as Debutante Social Co-Chairs and coordinate all debutante activities. The Benefactors Benefit Chair is Jayna Southerland. Erin Burton and Angie Saia serve as Junior Debutante Social Co-Chairs. Tammy Townes serves as Liaison to the Alabama Ballet. Stacey Gregory is Publicity Chair.
The Ballet Women's Committee Board includes Sarah Bryan, Erin Burton, Jennifer Culbertson, Diane Early, Liz Guest, Lianne Hand, Sharon Maddox, Melissa McMurray, Kelly Troiano, Tammy Townes, Stephanie Whisenhunt and Alissa Padgett.
Maria Elliott, Anna Szymela Mackenzie Smith, Maria Elliott Sarah Kate Sanders, Chloe Bishop, Maria Elliott, Katie Mollison Izzy White, Victoria Vialpando Ella Gibbs, Lana Irby, Lilly Noble Izzy White, Abby Easley Harper Avery, Margaret Ray, Katherine Ann Gant Maddy Holley, Sutton Flynn Maddy Holley, Sutton Flynn Margaret Ray, Mary Raynor Phifer Alissa Padgett, Stacey Gregory Michael Gregory, Kelly Padgett Anna Worth Craven, Lilly Schroll, Virginia Cound, Addie Ward Laura McGee, Maggie Stewart, Meredith Avis, Emma Watkins Haley Hulsey, Scarlett Padgett, Abigail Willis, Skylar Scott Emy Chandler, Eliza Thornton Emy Chandler, Laura McGee, Mary Chappell Register, Meredith Avis Woodson Moss, Emy Chandler Gray Irby, Woodson Moss, Hill Hughen Laura McGee, Emma Watkins, Margaret Ray, Mary Sienna Laura McGee, Emma Watkins, Margaret Ray, Mary Sienna Maggie DeCastro, Tate Whipple, Gracie Yates, Mae Mae Chance, Ashley McLaughlin Ashley McLaughlin Lulu and Jennifer Schick Jensen Fuja, Jolie Golden, Alyssa Bell Jensen Fuja Haleigh Kelley, Raleigh Schick, Mary Grace Butler Haleigh Kelley, Raleigh Schick, Mary Grace Butler Lindsey Bailey, Carlee Hart Raleigh Schick, Ella James Ivy Kate Hughston Addie Simms Roberson, Anna Roberson, Cate Lovrich, Ivy Kate Hughston, Claire Litvak Mekenna Thibodeau, Kate Rogers, Cameron Sumner, Emma Willy Abbie Stockard, Martha Grace Mixon Hallie Azar, Maddie Moore Riley Lee, John Mark Ingalls, Autumn Marion Emma Willy, Catherine Gray, Avery Thaxton Marley Gardner, Izzie Worrell Izzie Worrell Marley Gardner Anna Carlisle Worrell, Mary Carolyn Sink Abby Grace Brunson, Hannah Vallely Kaylin Robinson, Madison Saxton, Emma Stutts Megan Cheshire, Cortney Sherman, Gabriella Irwin Gabriella Irwin, Claudia Perry Marah Inman, Carson Horne Marah Inman, Carson Horne, Emily Avis, Bailey Sherrill Molly Buchanan, Hannah Hollis, Bucks Buchanan Liz Burton, Molly Coleman Ryan, Caitlyn, Stephanie and Nicole Burrus, Abby Lucas Dawson Templin, Natalie Davis, Lily Noble Miller Widemire, Camryn Sumner, Morgan McKee, Macy Barschick Natalie Wilson , Hayden Hartsell , Carmella Patrick Landen Coleman, Trista Oddo Anna Grace Gibbons, Maggie Waldrop Peyton Ray, Anna Grace Gibbons, Maggie Waldrop Landon Coleman, Peyton Ray Peyton Ray, Maggie Thompson, Maggie Waldrop