The inaugural Artists for Animals held last Thursday night at Grayt Grounds of Monet Monet was a great evening. Lots of folks enjoyed yummy food at the chow stations, great wine, and seeing friends who came out to give in support of those that can't support themselves helpless animals as well as our Sinfonia.

Demetria McNeese, Hilary Butler, Greig and Sandy Buckley, Debbie Weant, Candace Abuvala, Laurie Hood, Lorre and Bob James, Cheri Peebles, Demetrius Fuller, Tommy and Barbara May, Franko Jackson and Eileen West, Nancy Gross, Lauren Gall, Carla Hard, Steve Barber, Kate Kelley, Phyllis Hasty, Jennifer Howard, Mary Jane Kirby, John Stasko, and Dennis Lichorwich were some who enjoyed.

Rosemary Beach Unleashed took over the town's main lawn last weekend with dogs and their owners enjoying the fun event. Chase Johnson, Jan Stevens, Malayne and Robert DeMars were some who enjoyed.

Gulf Place Homeowners held their November Mix and Mingle earlier this month at the new location of Pizza by the Sea. Those attending included Steve Bacon and Dianne Smith, Tom and Michelle Fillingim, Harry and Lassie Flowers, Sharon Thompson, Jimbo Holloway, Greg and Beverly Schmitt, Mike and Carol Stovsky, Brad and Claudia Droy, Lorene Gruzdis, John Spencer and Christine Agnew, Carla Ravarino, Jean Gentile, and Tom Saffel.

Barbara May hosted the November meeting of the Women's Art Network at her beautiful Grayton Beach home on Nov. 11.

Lori and Shaye Smith, Lauren Magli, Heather Tate, and Jim Bagby attended YP @ the Beach's Blind Wine Tasting last week at Celebration Hall.

Bill Freeze treated wife Cheryl to brunch at The Vue last Sunday for her birthday. Cheryl's son Dale Dalby and grandson Noah, as well as her daughter, granddaughter and her husband from Tallahassee came and surprised her.

Hilary and Allen Butler, Pam and George Hattaway, Peggy and Kent Lillie enjoyed a great meal at Mimmo's last weekend.

Mark and Paige Schnell watched the Auburn win from Jordan-Hare Stadium last Saturday.

Dave Rauschkolb is listed as the top poker player at Ebro this week.

Last Sunday, Sandy Weiner ran 6.322 Charity Miles for The World Food Programme's Haiyan relief and Wounded Warrior Project. On Tuesday she ran 2.266 Charity Miles for those two charities. 

Keith and RoseAnn Knight have returned from a 14-day cruise to Venice and other Italian cities.

Donna Vann enjoyed five days at SpringMaid.

Tina Harbuck took in The Rockettes in New York City during her recent annual trip. Next up for her is serving as Grand Marshall of the Destin Christmas parade.

Heather and Patrick Geiger, Shannon and Ashley Johnson, Mike and Angela Ragsdale went to Punta Cana.

I will miss Gerry and sweet Judith Christman, who I hear moved to Naples. Blessings to you and on your next adventure.

Condolences to Sharon Maxwell in the passing of C.J.

Sympathy is expressed to Hilary Fosdyck in the loss of her brother.

Wish a "happy birthday" Saturday to Denise Dobelek, Ray Kostick, and Realtor Sherry Carter.

Monday to Marie Nasri, and PR-lady Tracy Louthain.

Tuesday to wine-man Chan Cox.

Wednesday to Joan Luchese, and Jan Stanko.

Wish happy Thanksgiving birthdays to Fire's Brenda Darr, artist Robin Wiesneth, wine-man Shane Hicks, and the Solaris' Steven Harper.

And Friday to photographer Jamie Conley, artist Franko Jackson, and nurse DuRee Stewart.


Deborah Wheeler is the arts and entertainment reporter for The Walton Sun. She may be reached at 428-1838 or email Her Party Line column appears weekly in The Sun. Contributions are accepted.