text courtesy of Ryan House   photos by Darrylee Cohen

Top, left: Jennifer Grant, Karrie Pierson and Harrison More. Top, right: Nick and Kristin Hower. Bottom, leftAmy and Andrew Cohn and Carrie and Brian Hall. Bottom, rightAnne and James Spellman with Diane Willian.
On December 2, Ryan House hosted their annual White Christmas Gala. Held in the Gold Room at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, over 230 guests enjoyed hearing the theme-tune “White Christmas,” which was written by Irving Berlin poolside at the Arizona Biltmore.
Top, leftThe cocktail reception was held on the Gold Room patio. Top, rightThe Christmas-themed table centerpieces were created by White House Design Studio. Bottom, leftKolby Moffatt with David and Christine Watson. Bottom, right: Jeanne Hertz in the center.
The elegant evening began with cocktails on the patio followed by a sit-down gourmet dinner. Attendees danced to the music of The Hamptons band while, magically, snow fell onto the patio outside.

Above, leftDr. Evan Lederman and Mari Lederman with Nancy Silver and Chip Spellman. Above, rightClare Maher, Shannon Brewer, Lisa Scanlon and Karrie Pierson.

Karrie Pierson and Jennifer Grant were the event co-chairs. The Gala is an annual thank-you to those who support Ryan House’s mission, caring for Arizona’s children with life-limiting conditions and their families. Visit www.ryanhouse.org