he ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead was transformed into a glorious Venetian-style palazzo, as Crystal Ball Co-chairs Cecilia Wright and her husband Allen Wright, who represented sponsor UBS Financial, greeted guests for the evening benefiting the Arthritis foundation. Honoree Dr. Theresa Lawrence Ford and corporate honoree Kroger, with Christy Williams in attendance, were saluted for their dedication to the foundation. The special Hugh C. McLeod III, M.D. Award of Excellence was presented to Dr. Frank Kelly. Special appreciation was extended to the pharmaceutical firm UCB for its generosity as Presenting Sponsor.
above: Crystal Ball Co-chairs Cecilia and Allen Wright. above left: David Popen, CEO of the Arthritis Foundationâ€™s Southeast Region, Christy Williams of Corporate Honoree Kroger and Tim Williams. below: Dr. Hayes Wilson, Leslie McLeod and Dr. Frank Kelly.
below left: Tom Rosencrants, Jeff Sowell, Katharina Efron, Eileen Rosencrants, Jody Greene and Jeff Johnson. below right: Kristen and Duncan Gibbs.
Southern Seasons Magazine
First cover of Southern Seasons Magazine Holiday/Winter 2012-13 issue on newsstands December 2012.