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LAST GASP OF THE HOLIDAYS SCHMOOZY NIGHT IN RIVER OAKS Ann Barnes Cyndy Garza Roberts Rocky Mafrige Joe'l Mafrige Katie Daggett David Groover Cheryl Byington C.C. Conner John Trahan Bill Dodson Joel Kalmin Ken Long Katy Caldwell Jay Allen Lisa Bordelon Cathy Porter Stephen Costello Debbie Costello Host Eric Nevil Milton Townsend Chree Boydstun Jackson Hicks Renita Cooksey Host Jim Reeder Karen Wildenstein Matt Barnes BY MATTHEW RAMIREZ. PHOTOGRAPHY EMILE BROWNE, FULTON DAVENPORT, SHAU LIN HON, DANIEL ORTIZ AND GIOVANNI PARRA. ANNE LEE PHILLIPS RECAPS AN ALTRUISTIC AFFAIR. PHOTOGRAPHY KIM COFFMAN. I n the 19 years since Jackson Hicks dreamed up the Holiday Schmooze, the event has raised more than $1 million for Legacy Community Health Services. The ever-popular party with a purpose was held at the stunning John Staub-designed River Oaks abode of longtime board member Jim Reeder and Eric Nevil. More than 200 guests noshed on bites by Jackson and Company while mingling over cocktails. Legacy's Katy Caldwell and Chree Boydstun applauded attendees for raising more than $150,000 for Legacy's HIV and AIDS programs. Toasting tradition: Yvonne Cormier, Jani Lopez, Amanda Goodie, Melissa and Michael Mithoff, Tony Bravo and Richard Werner, and Tripp Carter and David Crawford. For more party coverage, visit FEBRUARY | PAGE 22 | 2016 WEST ALABAMA'S CHIC TRIFECTA The chic shopping destination on West Alabama between Marquart and Mercer yielded three special holiday parties with cocktails, light bites and smooth music. Antiques of River Oaks, Found and Past Era delivered maximum holiday cheer as ARO owners Josie and Fred Nevill, Found co-creators Ruth Davis and Aaron Rambo, and Past Era proprietor Marion Glober celebrated with friends, clients and collectors. Spotted: Neil Davis, Emmy Davis, David Lackey, Corky Rebstock, Leslie Hemmans, Michael Yafi, Shelley and George Britton, Gary Glober, Dean Pomphrett, Cristina Mattern, Cathy Echols, and Courtney Blair. BIJOUX BALLS Robin Lindberg's fab Bellaire-area jewelry boutique Queen of Heirs held a brilliant bauble bash for the holidays, where customers and collectors gazed at antique and estate jewelry … Wayne Smith presided over the wintertime holiday celebration from his namesake jewelry boutique, regally nestled inside the St. Regis Hotel. Spotted: Jane DiPaolo Teague, Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff, and Michelle and Frank Hevrdejs … In the refined air of Zadok Jewelers, Helene and Dror Zadok, Michelle and Jonathan Zadok, Amy and Segev Zadok, and Lisa and Gilad Zadok hosted a spirited evening of cocktails (such as the aptly named Jeweltini) and designer stones. Bauble fanatics: Liana and Andrew Schwaitzberg, Vicki Barazandeh, Shannon Leonhardt, Anita and Allen Mattis, Christine McWilliams, Gina and Greg Winslow, Yasmin and John David, and Holly and Austin Alvis. Terry Harmon at Queen of Heirs Holly Alvis at Zadok Austin Alvis Caroline Montondon David Lackey at ARO Aaron Rambo at Found Leslie Hemmans at Found Alicia Woods at Queen of Heirs Chris Greenwood Lindsay Robinson at Found Courtney Blair Ruth Davis Sophia Anderson Gabriela Fenton at Found Kandice Eiskant Tricia Crane Elisabeth McCabe at Found Caroline Brown at Zadok Alana Highberger Walter Wornardt at Wayne Smith Michelle Hevrdejs Wayne Smith Frank Hevrdejs at Wayne Smith Jane DiPaolo Teague at Wayne Smith Jean Edwards at Wayne Smith Sam Wilson Ruth Wornardt Corky Rebstock at Past Era Brian Beatty at Past Era Yasmin David at Zadok John David Michele Ramsey Marion Glober Caroline Finkelstein George Britton at ARO Fred Nevill Josie Nevill Shelley Britton Diana Webster, Carina Ramos, Jennifer Jackson, Robin Lindberg, Chrisie Hoelscher, Candy Creekmore at Queen of Heirs Segev & Amy Zadok, Gilad & Lisa Zadok, Helene & Dror Zadok, Michelle & Jonathan Zadok

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