Cape Gazette

Blue Jean Ball raises funds for Autism Delaware

Oct 03, 2013
Photo by: Steven Billups

The Annual Blue Jean Ball was held at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center Sept. 21. This popular event raises funds for Autism Delaware to help provide services for families affected by autism throughout Delaware. The event featured food from four local restaurants, music by Love Seed Mama Jump and more than 300 silent and live auction items.

Shown before the dining area filled up are (l-r) Katina Demetriou, POW&R director; Melissa Martin; event co-chairs Koh Morrisey and Dorian Kleinstuber; and Rob Gilsdorf, past president.


Camo and bling work for Frank Shade and his wife BJ. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Autism Delaware Board Member Tom Forrest smiles with his wife Marie. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Gary Sterling, left, spends some time with Meggin and Butch Holtzclaw. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Ed, (l-r) Chris and John Kleinstuber show up in support of event co-chair Dorian Kleinstuber. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Volunteers Tammy Hartley, left, Miss Delaware First State, and Rebecca Lusk, Miss Cape Henlopen, sell raffle tickets for a large flat screen television. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Following the dress code of blue jeans and bling are (l-r) Debbie and Shane Brunner, Wendy Eaby and Melani Colby. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Having fun at the event are (l-r) Darlene Bakor, Jay Rooney, and Ed and Rhonda Stroh. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Matching up their bling shirts are Jill Grove and David Becker. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Sharing a table are longtime friends (l-r) Chuck and Valerie Hammer and Koko and Jaime Moreno. The Hammers were part of the set up committee. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Socializing at the ball are (l-r) Bob Cipretti, Pat and Matt Verderame and Deb Priddy. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Enjoying the Ball are (l-r) Helen Damouni, Gena Kuon, Honorary Chair Lyndie Hertrich, Tia Bunting and Nicole Pierce.
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