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Holly Ball debs’ service project aids CASA

From left are (front row) Abby Wilson, Meghan Shores, Macy Swift, Carlie Pemberton and Laura Milstead; (next row) Tiffany White, Shelby Davis, Jenna Whelan and Connor Pemberton; (next row) Trinity Bea, Jillian Jett, Harley Haydon, Kelsey Keyser and Cameron Wilkins.

KILMARNOCK—Throughout its rich history, dating back to 1895, The Holly Ball, the fundraising arm of the Tidewater Foundation, has given generously to local communities.

It is through the generosity of those supporting the ball that proceeds generated through ticket sales at its annual holiday gala are distributed to myriad recipients, reported publicity committee member Patricia Gallagher.

In recent years, in the spirit of further giving back to the community, the committee of The Holly Ball recognized the need for a community service project to be led by the reigning queen, who identifies a charity of her choice that reflects her philanthropic passion, said Gallagher. The 2016 Holly Ball Queen Macy Stuart Swift of Reedville chose Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) as the recipient of these gifts…

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