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Vol. XVII, No. 47
15 Lovely Ladies Make
PHOENIX—A capacity gather
ing of enthralled Phoenix Social
ites and distinguished visitors
witnessed the most specaeular
and colorful event of the season
on Tuesday evening April 26,
when the Links staged their an
nual Charity Cotillion, themed
“Splendors of Spring,” in the pic
turesque setting of Riverside Ball
Charming, gracious, and radi
ant were the 15 debutantes wear
ing a single string of pearls,
which were gifts from the or
ganization, and traditional gor
geous, white, floor length dress
es, that were the most exquisite
in fashion; when they made then
formal bow into society. Each
young lady, with a beautiful bou
1960 COTILLIONETTES with their escorts prepare to be introduced to society. (1 to r) Benjamin Grimes. Sandra Jackson, Purvey Lindsey, Beverly Gray,
Theodore Lane, Ernestine Hutchinson, John Bell, Lillian Oats. Joseph McHenry. Jacquelynne Laster. David Phillips, Hazel Powers, Leonce Long, and Donna Sue
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1960 COTILLIONETTES with their escorts prepare to be introduced to society. (1 to r) Harry Scott. Elilah Hawkins, Raymond Warren, Mary Fllen Smith,
Donald Walton, Millie Thomas, Antoinette Lister, Robert Walton 111, Jimmie Jones, Clarice Lane, Leroy Long, Augusta Nelson, Arthur Mann, Rosa Price, Morri
son Warren, Jr., and Patricia Grant.
quet of rose colored carnations
walked the length of the ball
room on the arm of her proud
and beaming father or proxy fa
Following the presentation, the
Links president, and co-chairman;
Mrs. Clarence Jackson, expressed
sincere welcome to the large num
ber of guests and paid special
tribute to the parents of debu
tantes, escorts, and friends.
Links members, looking glam
orous and as if they had just
stepped from the pages of some
smart fashion magazine, were in
troduced by Mrs. John S. Jones,
general chairman. Key committee
Cotillion chairmen were Mrs.
McFraddie Martin, Cotillionettes:
Mrs. Charles Wheeler, invitations;
Phoenix. Arizona. Friday, April 29, 1980
Mrs. Lowell Wormley, programs;
Mrs. Joseph Island, Publicity;
-Mrs. David Wormley, hostesses;
Mrs. Aubrey Aldridge, finance:
1 and Mrs. Wellington Swindall.
charities awards. Assisting chair
men were: Mines. Erceline Hardy,
Joseph Flipper, Hayzel Daniels.
Robert Phillips, Fred Williams.
Robert Banks, Curtis Greenfield,
and Mrs. Geraldine Powdrill Solo
Mrs. Wellington Swindall, made
the music scholarship presenta
tions to four outstanding high
! school students, who were select
ed as recipients of scholarships
to Summer Music Camp at Ari
zona State University. They were:
Roberta Lewis, Senior and Walter
Tilford, Junior, Phoenix Union,
High School; Linda Bennett, So-!
phomore and Hazel Powers, Ju
nior, South Mountain High
In addition to the scholarship
awards, a grant was made to the
scholarship fund of “Tombrrow’s
Scientists and Technicians,” a j
program of Careers, Inc., an or
ganization inspired by the Phoe- !
nix Urban League and Delta Sig
ma Theta Sorority, to promote
careers in the fields of science
and technology. Mr. Clyde Webb
received the check for Tomor-,
row’s Scientist and Technicians”
Scholarship Fund. This is a tie- 1
in with the Links Natonal Proj
ect, “A Search for Talented Ne
gro Youth.”
Increasing the beauty and ele-
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gance of the atmosphere and pro
viding an impressive background
for the lovely young ladies were
these handsome and highly es
teemed escorts wearing white
tuxedo coats and black trousers:
Messrs: Morrison Warren, Har
vey Lindsey, Raymond Warren,
Joseph McHenry, Harvey Scott,
David Phillips, Theodore Xane,
Johnnie Bell, Arthur Manns, Le
once Long, Donald Waldon, Le
roy Long, James Jones, Robert
Waldon 111, and Benjamin.
The highlight of the Cotillion
was the fabulous presentation ce
remony which was preceded by
the singing of ‘“The Night la
Young and You’re So Beautiful,”
by Mr. Robert T. Frazier, ac
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