Old Dominion Cotillion Honors 2011 Debutantes at Holiday Tea
Clifton, VA-The Old Dominion Cotillion Twentieth Anniversary Holiday Tea was held on December 19 at the home of Mrs. Donald L. Pressley in Vienna, Virginia. Attending the festive event were Pages, Future Debs, Debutantes, Post Debs, Alumnae, Patrons, and guests.
Following Cotillion tradition, this event is hosted by the Pages and Future Debs in honor of the Debutantes who will be presented at the annual ball in July. The ten 2011 Debutantes are Miss Jessie Noelle Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brown of Fairfax, Virginia; Miss Erin Kathleen Dooley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dooley of Oak Hill, Virginia; Miss Morgan Michelle Doss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Doss of Oakton, Virginia; Miss Taylor Jane Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Johnson of Oakton, Virginia; Miss Stephanie Joy Kelly, daughter of Mr. Joseph Kelly and Ms. Stephanie Dohanian of Arlington, Virginia, and Ms. Kristine Kelly of Chantilly, Virginia; Miss Darja Angelina Lee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lee of Vienna, Virginia; Miss Catherine Faye Mahoney, daughter of Dr. David and Dr. Karen Mahoney of Oakton, Virginia; Miss Allison Jane Mulligan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mulligan of Fairfax, Virginia; Miss Mackenzie Danielle Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Vance of Jacksonville, Florida; and Miss Cassidy Joy Watkinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Watkinson of Clifton, Virginia.
As well as being the premiere presentation of the 2011 debutantes, this Holiday Tea was also a philanthropic event dedicated to benefit the Fairfax INOVA Hospital Pediatric Center. In cooperation with the Reach Out and Read program of Falls Church, Virginia, led by its founder Dr. Patricia Sushemihal, the young women of the Old Dominion Cotillion collected and donated boxes of children's books to the pediatric center.
Established in 1991, the Old Dominion Cotillion is an organization created to grow young ladies into women of confidence and poise as they face a challenging, ever-changing world. One of the foremost objectives of the ODC is to educate young women in the classically elegant social graces through enrichment activities such as seminars and social and philanthropic service, so that they flourish as they engage their families, their communities, and accept social responsibility.
Old Dominion Cotillion welcomes all young ladies and their families regardless of race, religion, or creed. To learn more about The Old Dominion Cotillion, contact Mrs. Charles Gallagher, Director, at 703.476.9576 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, look us up on the web at www.olddominioncotillion.org.