Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. Hosts Successful Holiday Charity Ball Thanks to Generous Sponsors

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Wednesday, January 27, 2015

 

Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. Hosts Successful Holiday Charity Ball Thanks to Generous Sponsors

 

Galveston County, Texas – On Saturday, December 13, 2014, over 460 guests enjoyed a Rendezvous at the Moulin Rouge hosted by The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. (JLGC) The Grand Ball Room of the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis became a Parisian holiday as guests danced to live music provided by Level One and feasted on delicious French cuisine provided by the convention center.

The JLGC Holiday Charity Ball is the Junior League’s largest and flagship fundraiser. Thanks to the generous support of its sponsors and donors, this year’s event raised more than $134,000.

“This fantastic evening raised a record-breaking amount of money to help fund the Junior League’s new focus area beginning in fall 2015: increasing opportunities for children to succeed in school,” said Angie Brown, President. “We have realigned the Junior League’s projects to make a more meaningful impact with every dollar and every volunteer hour spent while continuing to develop the potential of women as community leaders. We greatly appreciate the many sponsors and donors who support our mission.”

The winner of this year’s Second Annual Floral Design Competition is NASA Flowers in first place with their beautiful red, purple and black centerpiece and Lary’s Florist with their towering red centerpiece. Thank you to all who donated and supported our event.

This year’s sponsors include:

South Land Title LLC

Chemical Process & Production

EVIA

UTMB Health

San Luis

Gallagher Benefit Services

Andrea and Carroll Sunseri

Mackey Mechanical

Brad and Angie Brown

Bettison, Doyle, Apffel & Guarino

American National Insurance

John Manlove Marketing & Communications

Texas First Bank

Greer, Herz, and Adams LLP

Marathon Petroleum / Blanchard Refining

Moody Bank

American National Insurance

Galveston College

Kempner Capital Management

Karen Flowers and Vincent Tramonte

Cindy Sullivan

A special thank you to our generous underwriters and donors: The San Luis Resort and Conference Center, Darryl & Co. and Specs. Without the generous support of our community, the Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. would not be able to fulfill its mission.

PHOTO CAPTION:  The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. thanks its generous sponsors for a hugely successful Holiday Ball.  Pictured L to R: Angie Brown, 2014-2015 JLGC President, Stevy Curbow, Holiday Ball Chair, Carolyn Sunseri and Stephanie Sunseri Doyle, Holiday Ball Honorees, and Lauren Millo, Holiday Balll Co-chair.

For more information about the Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. and its many community endeavors, please visitwww.jlgalveston.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/juniorleagueofgalvestoncounty.

The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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