21 to make debut at 123rd Holly Ball

From left are Elizabeth Claire Wilmore, Khadijah Najee Bea, Elizabeth Birdsong Carden, 2017 Holly Ball Queen Trinity Dabriel Bea, Moriah Lin Clarke, Margaret LaRoche Wilson and Giovanni Edith-Nicole Davenport; (next row) Zoe Olivia Nonnemacker, Reilly Elizabeth Price, Alyssa Summerville Booth, Kyndal Brooke Dawson, Madison Adeline Holzmacher, Reghan Layne Jones, Hannah Leigh Stout, Lauren Nicole Suchan and Julia Wray Vanlandingham; (next row) Marcia Elizabeth Swann, Wilson Leigh Throckmorton, Shannon Tylor Baker, Frances Warren Darden, Haley Lynne Revere and Morgan Kelly Wilson.

The Holly Ball committee recently announced 21 young ladies who will be presented at the 123rd Holly Ball. The event will be held at 7 p.m. December 28 at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock.

The Holly Ball dates to 1895 and has been continuous in its running, with the exception of 1902 and during World War I and World War II.

“It has evolved through the years and is indeed the premier Northern Neck social event of the Christmas season,” said Lara Kelley of the publicity committee.

The annual Holly Ball provides funding to support the Tidewater Foundation and the grants it provides for…