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Powell Gardens – Under a Harvest Moon

Under a Harvest Moon, a benefit for Powell Gardens, was held on September 25th. Cindy Judge and Jay Longbottom were the honorary chairs, with Kristopher Dabner serving as the event chair.  Committee members were David Mertz, Anne Riker Powell, Ruthie Rinehart, Susan Spencer, and Emily Uhlmann Fehsenfeld. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, live music, and fine cuisine. Chef Amanda Accurso, Chef Brandon Sharp, and Chef Lance McFarland were responsible for the menu items, with Mixologist Jessica Deister creating both a special cocktail and a heady mocktail. Emily Dix was the featured performer.

Equinox cocktail

 

(Front row) James and Ann Houx (back row) Bob and Debbie Phillips

 

 

David Powell, Emily Uhlmann Fehsenfeld and Wes Fehsenfeld, and Anne Riker Powell

Featured in the October 29, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Ty Hester

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