The Board of Visitors Charity Ball celebrates 101 years

2016 Flower Girls (submitted photo)

2016 Flower Girls (submitted photo)

The Board of Visitors will celebrate its 101st Annual Charity Ball on Saturday, April 16.

This year, 44 Flower Girls will be presented by their fathers at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn, 5402 E. Lincoln Drive in Scottsdale.The event is to begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails; presentations begin at 7 p.m. and dinner and dancing are to follow.

The formal dinner dance will be chaired by community volunteer, Karen Kotalik, with the support of the Chairman of the Board, Sydney Fox. The Charity Ball committee has worked diligently for a year to make the event memorable.

The Board of Visitors is the oldest charitable organization in Arizona and the Charity Ball is the longest running fundraiser in the state. Since 1908, The BOV has raised and awarded funds of more than $17 million to local nonprofits that serve the healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly, according to a press release.

For a complete list of our grant recipients and more information on the event, visit

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