Friday, May 22, 2015

Dallas A-listers Gather for Fashion Show & Luncheon presented by the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary

Once again, the annual Fashion Show & Luncheon presented by the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary was the year's must-attend event for fashion conscious Dallas A-listers. Dixey Arterburn and Ginger Sager were Event Co-chairs.
Major Ward Matthews, Event Co-Chairs Ginger Sager and Dixey Arterburn, Major Michele Matthews
Marilyn Augur, Margaret Hancock, Elizabeth Taylor and Ann Hardaway and Sharon McCullough, Libby Hunt, Debbie Hayhurst, Terry McCullough and Lissie McCullough served as Honorary Co-Chairs and WFAA-TV anchor Shelly Slater emceed the sold-out event.
Tiffany Divis, Carolyn Lupton, Carol Huckin and Jean Lattimore
Gene Jones and Charlotte Anderson received the 2015 Margot Perot Award for excellence in service to The Salvation Army. "We are so fortunate to live in Dallas where sharing is always fashionable and gently enjoyed clothes can keep on giving in such a beautiful manner," said Mrs. Perot. 
Charlotte Anderson, Shelly Slater and Jan Strimple
Jan Strimple Productions created and produced an incredible Runway Show from the "best dressed" closets and stores in Dallas. "Each year hundreds of outfits sell for pennies on the dollar through a runway-style fashion show featuring professional models, as well as the ever-popular Chic Boutique, the on-site store where women can search through racks of designer labels to find that perfect look," said Ginger Sager, Event Co-Chair.
Margot Perot announcing the 2015 Margot Perot Award Recipients
Her fellow Co-Chair Dixie Arterburn added, "Margot Perot's vision continues to thrive as philanthropic women donate their couture clothing to create a fabulous runway show and the very popular Chic Boutique."
 Salvation Army Fashion Show Luncheon Leadership Team
Kimberly Whitman and Carmaletta Whiteley
The Salvation Army provides 70 different programs and services that make life better for people in need. This includes shelter for the homeless, food for the hungry, clothes for the needy, emergency financial assistance, domestic violence programs, rehab for people with addictions, after-school programs for children, and housing for the elderly.
Runway Finale
"Over the years, the event has raised over $8 million to support the activities of The Salvation Army in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex 365 days a year," said Salvation Army Captain Michelle Matthews. "The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary makes a direct and positive impact on the lives of individuals in need."

Photos Courtesy: Kristina Bowman

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