Everything is coming up roses for Betty!

Everything is coming up roses for Betty!

Applause, applause … for our fabulous Betty Greenberg! The amazing lady who chaired and orchestrated so many fundraisers in this wonderful city was honored Friday evening, March 23, at the Betty Greenberg Performing Arts Center on her 90th b-day. Friends and family members enjoyed delightful bites, cocktails and conversation catch-up at the beginning of the evening. Event committee members Paula Bothe, Judy Dishman, Beverly Hickman-Hay, Charlene Leonard, Kay Timaeus, Gladys Thomas, Ann Thompson and Paige Windham welcomed guests after planning this entertaining evening in honor of this very special lady who has done so much for her community. Pals Virginia Austin, Nancy and Larry Beaulieu, Judy and James Black, Rob Clark, Joy and Will Crenshaw, Tootsie and Buddy Crutchfield, Phoebe and Austin Dishman, Carolyn and Mark Fertitta, Colene Hansen, Sandy and Joseph Fertitta, Kimberley and Guy Goodson, Natalie and S.L. Greenberg, Marilyn and Ed Gripon, Paul Hay, Marsha and Lewis Hoffer (in from Austin), Mark Kubala, Bud Leonard, Gloria and Charles Locke, Patti and Floyd McSpadden, Nell and Terry Morris, Iris and Jerry Nathan, Judy and Ralph Nigh Jolene and Dale Ortego, Beverly and Carl Parker, Regina Rogers, Ida McFaddin Pyle, Sheila and Jerry Reese, Susan and Jimmy Simmons, Kim and Roy Steinhagen, Lisa and Tim Sudela, Charles Thompson, Kay and Dana Timaes, Vivian and Jerry Todd, Jo Vance, Bill Russell, Charlie Pemberton, Brenda and Charles Vessels, Russ Waddill, Charlie Weinbaum, Ann Cresswell, Rusty Hall, and Paige and Morris Windham. After the cocktails, guest made their way into the theater and took their seats for about an hour of fantastic entertainment (thank you, Paula) as actors, singers and models went through the many years of this great lady’s life. Kudos to John Mandredi, Joe Fontana, Andy McCall, Clark Read, Tamra Harris, Lou Arrington, Mark Young, DeeDee Howell, Adonia Placette and Hunter Counts. Marvelous models Jennifer Gordy, Beverly Hickman-Hay, Kit Ohmstede, Mary Cockrell and Barbara Quinn showed off the many looks worn by Beaumont’s original fashionista. The grand lady of stage and fundraising’s family members Marc Greenberg, Sherry and Mike Steffman, Jenny Greenberg Palermo and hubby Thomas, Pat Klein and Barbara Brookner were thrilled with the evening and outpouring of their favorite relative, Betty Greenberg! Happy, happy b-day!

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