Local ladies participate in Western Regional Debutante Ball

  • Posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013 1:25 a.m.
Elizabeth Brook Smith
Elizabeth Brook Smith

Miss Margaret Caroline Graham of Salisbury, Miss Anna Elizabeth Setzer of Statesville and Miss Elizabeth Brooke Smith of Salisbury were among thirty one young ladies presented to society in The Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 67th Annual Western Carolina Debutante Ball, held Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Don Gibson Theatre in Shelby.

Miss Margaret Caroline Graham of Salisbury is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Marc Graham and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Graham of Salisbury and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Edward Marshall. Miss Graham was presented by her father and escorted by Mr. Alex Thomas Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ross Lee of Salisbury.


Miss Anna Edward Setzer of Statesville is the daughter of Mr. Glenn Edward Setzer and the late George Anna Chambers Setzer and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Howard Chambers and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nelson Setzer, all of Salisbury and the goddaughter of Ms. Grace Amelia Brier of Statesville. Miss Setzer was presented by her father and escorted by Mr. Rayford Nelson Harrison, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Walter Harrison of Salisbury.

Miss Elizabeth Brooke Smith of Salisbury is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Kenan Smith and the granddaughter of Mr. Joseph Waitus Edwards of Charlotte, Ms. Alice Hester Edwards of Salisbury and Mr. and Mrs. Miles James Smith Jr. of Sarasota, Florida. Miss Smith was presented by her father and escorted by Mr. Benton Taylor Kribbs, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Benton Kribbs of Salisbury.

During the 2012-2013 school year, the Junior Charity League’s Clothing Room provided clothing and a warm coat to 1044 children in need.

Cleveland County’s third grade elementary students were presented a program through the use of the Kids on the Block puppets on such delicate subjects as child abuse, divorce, drug awareness, bullying, and mental and physical disabilities.

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