2017 Flower Girls participate in 63rd annual fashion show luncheon

Paradise Valley Flower Girls are Preston Buck, Kyla Christifulli, Anna Lee Cook, Ally Dowse, Macy Gordon, Lindsey Helsten, Zoe Kroot, Ashley Martin, Sydney Zuieback and Elena Zurek. (submitted photo)

The Board of Visitors held its 63rd Annual Fashion Show Luncheon Dec. 10 at the Arizona Biltmore.

More than 1,000 guests turned out to cheer on the 2017 Flower Girls, grandchildren of BOV members and professional models as they took to the runway wearing the latest fashions from Dillard’s, according to a press release.

Ann Watts, a third generation BOV member, chaired the event.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the community healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly.

Paradise Valley Flower Girls are Preston Buck, Kyla Christifulli, Anna Lee Cook, Ally Dowse, Macy Gordon, Lindsey Helsten, Zoe Kroot, Ashley Martin, Sydney Zuieback and Elena Zurek.

In 2016, the Board of Visitors donated $800,000 to local charities including First Place AZ, Hacienda Healthcare and the Jewish Family and Children’s Services, the release stated.

The 2017 Flower Girls will be presented at the 102nd Annual Charity Ball on April 8, 2017, at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn.

Established in 1908, the Board of Visitors is the oldest charitable organization in Arizona. Since its inception, The Board of Visitors has granted more than 18 million dollars to local nonprofit organizations in greater Phoenix community serving the healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly.

For more information visit www.boardofvisitors.org.

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