1. On Saturday, November 25, 2017, Philadelphia Charity Ball board members, debutantes, their families and guests gathered at The Ballroom at the Ben in Philadelphia for the 138th Philadelphia Charity Ball. The event began with a cocktail reception followed by dinner, the debutante presentation and dancing. The debutantes were presented by their parents and the board of directors. The Philadelphia Charity Ball is a Philadelphia tradition. It is a formal celebration and gathering that has raised millions of dollars for a variety of worthwhile charities over the years. The 2017 Ball benefits the Special Olympics Pennsylvania. PCB Board of Directors member McBee Butcher and PCB Executive Director Lydia Butcher, Ted Daugherty, Young Friends Committee member Nancy Taylor and Ryan Holmes paused for a photo during the cocktail reception.
2. First City Troop members attended the event.
3. Michael and Angela Galantino paused for a photo with MacKenzie, Griffin, Michelle, John, Melanie and Kevin Kennedy.
4. Suzanne Cohn and Adele Schaeffer were pictured with their granddaughters Isabelle Schaeffer and Mackenzie Cohn.
6. Debutante Margaret Mary Frantz (second left) was pictured with her parents Glenn and Nancy Frantz and her brother Matthew Frantz.
7. Nancy Rainer-Wallace and Jim Wallace and Hayley Wallace paused for a photo with Debutante Addison Holland Wallace (second right) during the ball.
8. Hannah Holland and Jordan Schroer chatted with Ryan Holmes and Nancy Taylor.
11. Jonesy and Lisi Lerch, Carolyn Slota, Charlotte and Ron Fenstermacher and Glenn Price. Lisi
Lerch, Carolyn Slota and Ron Fenstermacher are Board of Directors members.
13. Jack Rooney, Emily Shea Lambert, Sheri Lambert and Sean Rooney.
14. Bridget Devine and Board of Directors Vice President John R. Devine, J.P. Devine, Meg Devine and Laura Ray.
16. Lea, Sydney and Matthew Cohn paused for a photo with Ed Mahoney (center). Sydney is a 2017 Debutante.
18. Suzanne and Norman Cohn shared a moment during the Philadelphia Charity Ball reception.
24. The Special Olympics Pennsylvania were the 2017 beneficiaries. Team members gathered for a photo as they thanked the Board of Directors and those who attended the Philadelphia Charity Ball.