The arrival of spring heralds the 63rd annual Junior Auxiliary of Columbus Charity Ball, which is set for April 6 at Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus.
The 22 young people to be presented in the 2013 court have collectively performed approximately 2,000 service hours in the community. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. and will precede the reveal of the Charity Ball King and Queen. A performance by the Columbus Girlchoir and live entertainment by the band Stratta, of Nashville, Tenn., will follow.
Balcony tickets and tickets to the Royal Breakfast served from 9:30-11:30 p.m. may be purchased at Military Hardware in Columbus. Cost is $20 each. For more information, contact Anna Shelton or Macaulay Whitaker at 662-327-6010.
The Charity Ball helps fund the numerous service projects of the Columbus chapter of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries.
Court members in the spotlight April 6 are:
Katelyn Nicole Bickerstaff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Nolen Bickerstaff
Margaret Jane Butler, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joel Alan Butler
William Parker Cesare, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Albert Cesare
Emily Elizabeth Dennis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Glen Dennis
Shelby Briana Dowdle, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nutie Dowdle
Taylor Bennett Fields, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Christian Bromley and Dr. and Mrs. John Frederic Fields
Sarah Katherine Ferguson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hewitt Brooks Ferguson
Mary Dade Ford, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Floyd Norman Ford
Shelby Brooke Foster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Andrew Foster
Kirk David Hardy Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk David Hardy Sr.
Wilson Sidney Harmond, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Harmond
Reade Elilzabeth Heredia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Duane Heredia
Thomas Edison "Cade" Lott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bearden Lott
Marcus Edward Mallory Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Edward Mallory Sr.
Courtney Leigh McAlexander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Albert McAlexander
William Dempsey McGrath, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marcellus McGrath Jr.
William Robert Phillips V, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Robert Phillips IV and Ms. Leigh Phillips
Cara Frances Pridmore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Scott Pridmore
Margaret Banks Proffitt, daughter of Ms. Sara Beth Harpole Proffitt and Mr. John Campbell Proffitt
Wesley Stuart Swedenburg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Steven Swedenburg
Robert Colby Upton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Wayne Upton
Sanders Lawrence Edmonson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Godfried Conwill and Mr. Randall Arthur Edmonson