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January 9, 2013

Crystal Ball 2012 Celebrates “Moonlight Over Venice”

A night of romance at the Ritz

  • Photos by Jim Fitts

Georgia’s Arthritis Foundation staged a magical evening for this year’s fundraiser.

Jimmy Ford and Honoree Dr. Theresa Lawrence Ford with  Co-Chairs Cecilia and Allen Wright Jimmy Ford and Honoree Dr. Theresa Lawrence Ford with Co-Chairs Cecilia and Allen Wright

The VIPs

Co-chairs Cecilia and Allen Wright, Honoree Dr. Theresa Lawrence Ford, CEO of Arthritis Foundation Southeast Region David Popen

 

The Venue

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

 

Party Notes

Tony Brewer & Company transformed The Rit-Carlton into a glorious Venetian-style palazzo for the night, with scenic views of painted canals. Black tie guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, luxury auction, gourmet dinner and dancing and special ballroom performances by two young dancers afflicted with childhood arthritis. The special Hugh C. McLeod III, MD Award of Excellence was presented to Dr. Frank Kelly.

 

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor: UCB

 

The Cause

Proceeds benefitted the Georgia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. For more info visit: www.arthritis.org/georgia

Presenting sponsor UCB's Greg Duncan and wife Jennifer Duncan celebrate a winning bid at the live auction. Presenting sponsor UCB's Greg Duncan and wife Jennifer Duncan celebrate a winning bid at the live auction.

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