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.