The Desert Foundation Auxiliary and Kim Zieser, president, welcomed its 2017 Desert Debutantes and their mothers at tea on April 5. Meghan Fable chaired the occasion, which was hosted by Nancy Bates. New Desert Foundation members assisted by many active and associate members prepared tea sandwiches and treats from traditional Desert Foundation Auxiliary recipes.
Wendy Arendt, 2017 ball chairman, and Gina Forster, co-chairman, shared with the debutantes and their mothers what to expect in the months leading up to the Dec. Desert Ball. This year’s event will be held at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale. Proceeds from the ball will benefit Maddie’s Daddy Foundation, Inc. and STARS.
PHOTO COURTESY DUKE PHOTOGRAPHY