PALM BEACH, Fla. (December 20, 2010) — The regal sound of trumpeteers announced the arrival of more than 100 guests at the grand home of Susan and Dom Telesco, long time Red Cross supporters. An evening of cocktails and hors d'oeuvres kicked off the 54th International Red Cross Ball and honored event chairmen, Michele Kessler.
“We strongly believe in the mission of the American Red Cross and are happy to open our home to support this important organization and its humanitarian services,” said Susan Telesco.
Guests arriving at Villa Bellaria, the magnificent Maurice Fatio landmark home of Susan and Dom Telesco, included Howard and Michele Kessler; Susan and James Keenan; Mary Mochary; Nancy and Bill Rollnick; Mary and Mark Freitas; Asa Loof; Terri Mersentes; Jim and Kathy Bronstien; Tommy Quick; Kurt Sylvia; Frank Chopin and Kathleen Ford; Cindy and Vicent Cerone; Rob Levine and many more devoted supporters.
For the better part of a century, the International Red Cross Ball has proven to be a staple of the Palm Beach area society calendar by connecting generations of attendees to the American Red Cross and its mission of good will and philanthropy. Throughout its venerable history as a long-standing Palm Beach event, the world-renowned charity ball has contributed essential funds to the American Red Cross.
For additional information, call 561-833-7711 or visit www.redcross-pbc.org.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross-pbc.org .