With drinks in hand (some with a drink in each hand), people began
milling about chatting with others and greeting people they rarely
get a chance to see. Others gathered in groups and relaxed with
their drinks in the comfortable chairs in the drawing rooms. When
5:30 rolled around, the two big rooms started to fill up rapidly.
Soon, there were about eighty people wandering about, chatting
with old friends and some even meeting new friends or
potential.... Oops! Well, we wonít go there....
But why tell you about the cocktail hour when you can check out
some of the celebrities for yourself?
Smile for the Camera!
As you can see in the background of these pictures and those on
the previous page, the surroundings were comfortable and well
appointed. Itís always a great environment for our banquet, an
event everybody looks forward to each year. But donít get too
comfortable. Itís almost time for dinner.