Matthew Laza and Katie Elliott
Cocktail dresses were the attire for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League’s Debutante Casino Party held at the Pavilion at the Belo Mansion on July 31. The Debs, Honor Guard, and their families had dinner, casino games, and dancing with the rocking music played by DJ and Honor Guard Conner Olson.
The Presentation Ball Chair is Karen Cox who also chaired the casino event. The Honorary Chairs for the Presentation Ball are Lisa and Clay Cooley. Among those in attendance were DSOL President is Cynthia Beaird, Lisa Cooley and her newlywed daughter Ciara, Jennifer and Richard Dix, and Shanon Schwimmer.
The Casino Party ended a whirlwind of activities which occurred through the summer. Other events included bow boot camps, lunches, and social mixers. Festivities will start again beginning with the events over the Thanksgiving holidays in November and continue again during the holidays in December. The Debutantes will make their debut at the 37th Annual Presentation Ball which will take place on February 11, 2023, at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
Photos by Gittings and Deborah Brown