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Belles of the American Royal – Tablescapes

September 16th and 17th were the dates for BOTAR’s Tablescapes at the Grand Hall of the American Royal. Jamie Berg and Tracy Tetrick served as the co-chairmen. The Preview Party and Luncheon featured delicious fare and more than 30 designers and retailers who created unique tables and a sensational shopping experience.  

Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Anthony Mendolia

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Co-chairmen Jamie Berg and Tracy Tetrick
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Becky Herring, Liz and Greg Maday, Cynthia Pistilli Savage, Missy Schaffer, and Missy and Bill Love
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Missy Schaffer, Cathy Frame, Ellen Merriman, Becky Herring, Jaime Eckrich, and Hillary Winzenried
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Susan Miller, Anne Hickok, Kim Manka Mann, BOTAR president; Tricia Beaham and Anne Gall
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Betsy Fountain, Julie McCann, Blythe Robertson, and Mandy Burditt
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Margaret Austin, Judi Knight, Karen Brookes, and Jeanne Patterson

 

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