Childhelp celebrated its 11th Annual Childhelp Wings Fashion Show Luncheon on April2 at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. The sold-out event broke the previous fundraising record, raising $190,000 to fund Childhelp programs and services in Arizona.
Co-chaired by Tiffany Quayle and Abby Traister-Leadon, the event was emceed by Dove Cameron, known for her dual role on Disney Channel’s Liv and Maddie. For the third consecutive year, Nick Ciletti from ABC 15 Arizona served as co-emcee. Shaun T, known for his home fitness programs, which include Insanity, T25 and Hip-Hop Abs, was a special celebrity guest at the event.
Marilyn Quayle and the Hon. Dan Quayle received the Childhelp Heart of An Angel Award, and Janet Weninger received the Childhelp Helping Hands Award.
The day included a celebrity runway, live and silent auctions, raffle prizes and a photo opportunity with Cameron. “Where troubles melt like lemon drops” was the them of this year’s event, and the runway featured fashion trends from Dillard’s, Mae & Marie, Scottsdale Men’s Shoppe, Kendra Scott and Amy Inc. Luminaries who made their way down the runway with their children and grandchildren included former Vice President of the United States Dan Quayle and radio superstar Johnjay Van Es.
PHIL GUDENSCHWAGER OF GUDENSCHWAGER PHOTOGRAPHY