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December 2, 2012

Crystal Ball Patron Party

Cocktails in Horse Country

  • Photos by Jim Fitts

A beautiful fall day at Dancing Horse Farms set the stage for Crystal Ball’s patron party to benefit the Arthritis Foundation of Georgia.

John Novay, and Kristen Wright Novay, Allen and Cecillia Wright, Margaux Espy, Cheryl Espy John Novay, and Kristen Wright Novay, Allen and Cecillia Wright, Margaux Espy, Cheryl Espy

The VIPs

Crystal Ball Co-Chairs Cecilia and Allen Wright; Patron Party Co-Chairs Cheryl Espy, Lisa Fuller, Juli Owens and Brenda Smith; Crystal Ball Honorees Dr. Theresa Lawrence Forda and Christy Williams and Jay Walker; CEO of Southeastern Region Arthritis Foundation David Popen

 

The Venue

Dancing Horse Farm

 

Jay andKate McGrory with Morgan McGrory and Olympic horse Cooper Jay andKate McGrory with Morgan McGrory and Olympic horse Cooper

Party Notes

Guests enjoyed a beautiful fall day in the country at Dancing Horse Farm with cocktails at the manor, overlooking the riding ring, and an elegant dinner buffet courtesy of Avenue Catering. Patrons also got to meet special guests: the Olympic Dressage horse “Cooper” and accomplished 12-year-old equestrian star Morgan McGrory, who has qualified for the National Championships. Both Cooper and Morgan continue to overcome arthritis. Also on hand: Cooper’s owner and rider Suzanne Dansby Bollman.

 

 

The Scene Makers

Among the patrons:Leslie McLeod, Dorothy and Forrest Leef, Liz Taussig,  Tom and Eileen Rosencrants, Stephen Smith, Kay and Ron Quigley, Kelly and Ryan Teague, Kristin and John Novay, Tony Brewer, Debbie Feingold, Stuart Pliner and Barabara Bing, Annie and Raul Trujillo, Erwin Schinnerl and Kurt Schwan of The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead.

 

The Cause

The Arthritis Foundation of Georgia

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