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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

Members of the Lyric Opera Circle gathered for the Holiday Luncheon on December 1st at Webster House.  Everyone eagerly anticipates the Lyric Opera Ball, which will take place on April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.

Also featured in the January 8th issue of The Independent Magazine

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Rhea Winslow, Suzanne Shank, 2011 Ball co-chairman; Tricia Scott, president; and Susan Miller, host (out of camera range) Jackie Middelkamp, 2011 Ball co-chairman

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Charter Members: (Seated) Sue Massman with Judy King, founder (standing) Kit Smith, Sharon Murray, Virginia Long, Donna Carper, and Emilia Barksdale

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Amy Greif, Dr. Michella Stiles, Ball chairman-elect; Lan Strickland and Jane Ott with Elle Patton and Carolyn Price, auction co-chairmen

 

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