National Society of Arts and Letters Season Opener
Dorinda and Bob Spahr home, Highland Beach
A festive dinner party with musical entertainment opened the social season for members and friends of the National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL) Boca Raton South Florida Chapter. The Nov. 5 affair was hosted by Dorinda and Bob Spahr with daughter Jessica Paton in Highland Beach. (l-r) Judi Asselta, President NSAL, Dr. Raylene Phillips, Drs. Jon and Florence Robertson, and Alyce Erickson, NSAL advisor.
Wee Dream Ball
Woodfield Country Club, Boca Raton
Themed “The Ultimate ‘70s Birthday Party” in honor of the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers’ 40th anniversary, the Wee Dream Ball on Dec. 9 capped off an entire year of community-focused anniversary celebrations. (l-r) Neil and Karen Meany, Sharon and Jay DiPietro. Photos provided
Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Ball
Boca Raton Resort & Club
Preparations are under way for the 50th Annual Boca Raton Regional Hospital Ball to take place on Jan. 21 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Committee members for the ball include: Standing (l-r): Deanna Rosemurgy, Jan Savarick, Holli Rockwell, Jeannette Markus, Linda Ferguson, Joan Wargo, Debbie Leising, Marleen Forkas, Terry Fedele, Laura Stoltz, Barbara D. Cohen, Lynn Holcomb, Sarah Pollak. Seated (l-r): Jeanette Himes, Barbara Schmidt, Patricia Thomas, Mary Ann Perper, Helen Babione.
19th Annual St. Jude’s Ball
Marriott Hotel, Delray Beach
St. Jude Catholic Church of Boca Raton honored a group of outstanding individuals who positively impact the lives of others in the parish and in the community at the 19th Annual Gala on Nov. 19. Among the honorees was The Very Rev. Michael T. Driscoll, right. With Rev. Driscoll are (l-r) Michael and Janna Chiappetta and Susan Lawton.
Kravis Center Dress Circle members honored
Kravis Center, West Palm Beach
Kravis Center Dress Circle members Stuart and Sharyn Frankel, of Boca Raton, received a New York State of Mind honor
at the Dec. 5 event.
OSJ Commandery of Florida
Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club, Boca Raton
Members, dignitaries and friends of the Order of St.
John, Knights Hospitaller (Malta) gathered recently at the Royal Palm
Yacht and Country Club home of Commander Isabelle K. Paul for a
ceremony and reception honoring South Florida philanthropist Dame
Henrietta Countess de Hoernle on Nov. 28.
Bethesda Ball Fashion Show
32 East, Delray Beach
Bethesda Ball supporters attended a luncheon and fashion show
at 32 East in December featuring the fashions of Miami couture
designer Rene Ruiz, who strikes a balance between old-world
craftsmanship and modern glamour by blending Miami’s sultry
sexiness with graceful elegance. Pictured above are Jan Kucera,
Gina Brody, Luane Venables and Penny Kosinski.