Swordsman’s Ball gives awards, benefits American Cancer Society
by Sally Litchfield
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“Through the Years” was the theme of the 40th annual Swordsman’s Ball on Aug. 24 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly. The black-tie optional gala benefited the American Cancer Society and its fight against cancer. Mary Robinson, who volunteers with Look Good, Feel Better, received the Babe Atkins-Byrne Ray of Hope Award. Rhonda Wilson and Jimmy Berry were the survivor honorees.

Ted Hall emceed the evening that was co-chaired by Valerie and Bill Hilley and Janet Dan and Janet O’Brien. Wendy Bunch and Tom Heyer along with Jenni and Justin O’Dell will co-chair the 2014 ball.

Betty and Congressman Tom Price and Desiree and State Senator Barry Loudermilk were in attendance.

Others attending included Jennifer and Bill Atkins, April and Tim Bailey, Kate and Jimmy Berry, Robin and Allan Bishop, Susan and Colin Brady, Sara and Chuck Clay, Dick Cottrill and State Court Judge Marsha Lake, Billie and Joe Dendy, Heidi and Tammy Cohen and Christos Giannos, Superior Court Judge Reuben Green, Bev Collins and Pat Head, Fran and Joe Kirby, Lauri and Superior Court Judge Rob Leonard, Mazi Mazloom, Robin and John Moore, Tricia and Mike Pridemore, Diane and Lynn Rainey, Holly and District Attorney Vic Reynolds, State Court Judge Henry Thompson and his wife, Holly and Robert Tuchman, Chris Waldman and Diane Webb.


Osborne High School Class of 1983, you have a reunion to attend! Circle Saturday Sept. 21 from 4 to 11:30 p.m. on your calendar and plan to go to the Navy Site on Lake Allatoona at 166 Sandtown Road, Cartersville.

Bring your spouse, your date and/or your children. Kids older than 8 will be charged as adults and those younger than 8 are free. There will be food, fun, music and a beautiful place to reconnect.

Visit www.osborne

classof1983.myevent.com or follow on Facebook.


The 9th Annual Hot Lips Hustle will be Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2922 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta.

All proceeds from the 5K race help fund The Smile Train, a nonprofit organization that performs life-changing surgeries on children worldwide with cleft lip/palate. For more information on The Smile Train or cleft, visit www.smiletrain.org. For race details, visit www.hotlipshustle5k.com.


Fashion spotlight of the week: Gorgeous in a long midnight halter-style gown accented with diamond rhinestones along the neckline — Maryclaire Andres of Marietta — bluephoria!

Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She formerly practiced law in Marietta and now stays home to raise her two children. Send Sally news at sallylit@bellsouth.net. Call Sally at (770) 425-8106.
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