Swirl: Charlotte party pictures


April 18, 2024

SWIRL takes you inside some of the best parties, galas and fundraisers. View more Charlotte party pictures in SouthPark Magazine.

Fashion Breathes Life
benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 
The Revelry
Feb. 24

Notable Charlotteans and guest models hit the catwalk to the delight of those in attendance at this night of high-fashion and fun aimed supporting the foundation’s work to find a cure for the genetic disorder that damages the lungs. Photos by Daniel Coston.

  • Morgan and Seth Farthing
  • Liana and Jason Grier
  • Jennifer Jackson, Neely Verano and Jennifer Reilly
  • Paige and Scott Twiddy
  • Cathy and Reza Nikrooz
  • Max and Daralyn Nicholson
  • Terri and Cornell Beans
  • Bill and Stephanie True

Greater Charlotte Heart Ball
Crown Ballroom
Feb. 10

One of Charlotte’s longest-running galas, this year’s 66th annual Heart Ball celebrated 100 years of the American Heart Association. Patrons dined and danced with co-chairs Melany and Vicente Reynal leading the way, and the event raised $3 million to combat heart disease. Photos by Daniel Coston.

  • Melany and Vicente Reynal
  • Drs. Sherry and Matthew Saxonhouse
  • Nick and Emily Brunotte
  • Erin Link, Melany and Vicente Reynal
  • Carolyn Koonts
  • Drs. Amy and Sidney Fletcher
  • Dr. Sherry Saxonhouse, Tchernavia Montgomery and Gary Michel
  • Riley and Robin Fields

Wish Ball
benefiting Make-A-Wish of Central & Western North Carolina
Revelry at Camp North End
March 1

This year’s Wish Ball had a carnival theme complete with dancers, jugglers and a host of entertainment. Wish Kid Dana also received her wish of performing with Cirque du Soleil. Photos by Daniel Coston.

  • Jamie and Meredith Boll
  • AJ Ratani and Natasha Sandhir
  • Wish Kid Olivia and Robin Salzman
  • John and Kristie Wagar

HEARTest Yard UnGala
Feb. 26

Greg and Kara Olsen welcomed Panthers players past and present, as well as business, sports and community leaders for a fun night of dinner and conversation to help support families of children with congenital heart disease. Photos by Taylor Christie Photography.

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