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December 2, 2012

Legendary Party 2012 Celebrates “American Splendor”

A Stars and Stripes Soiree

The Shepherd Center’s annual fundraising gala sounded a patriotic note with military in full regalia in attendance, a red-white-and-blue décor and plenty of flags flying.

A Legendary Party 2012 A Legendary Party 2012

The VIPs

Chair Kay Quigley, Honorary Chairs Lewis and Faye Manderson and Dr. Donald Peck LeslieAlana and Harold Shepherd of The Shepherd Center, Chairman Elect Karen Speigel


The Venue

The gorgeous new ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead with Austrian crystal chandeliers and an elegant platinum silver and periwinkle palette.


Party Notes

More than 550 guests, many clad in red-white-and-blue as a nod to the gala’s patriotic theme of “American Splendor,” enjoyed a night of gourmet dining and dancing with a special salute to the American military. Among the crowd of revelers: Valery and Rob Jordan, Elizabeth Allen, Jack Sawyer and Bill Torres, Eric and Barbara Joiner, Jenny Pruitt,  Cyndae Arrendale, Herb Miller and Sally Dorsey, Sandra Ryder, Bill and Cindy Voyles.


The Cause

The event raised more than $845,000 for patient programs at Shepherd Center. The center is a nationally renowned treatment and rehabilitation hospital for head and spinal cord injuries. For more information visit


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