Board of Visitors Charity Ball celebrates 101 years on April 16


The Board of Visitors will celebrate its 101st Annual Charity Ball on Saturday, April 16.

This year, 44 Flower Girls will be presented by their fathers at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn.

The formal dinner dance will be chaired by community volunteer, Karen Kotalik, with the support of the Chairman of the Board Sydney Fox.

The Board of Visitors is the oldest charitable organization in Arizona and the Charity Ball is the longest running fundraiser in the state. Since 1908, the BOV has raised and awarded funds of more than $17 million to local nonprofits that serve the healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly.

For a complete list of our grant recipients, visit

The event begins with cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by the presentation of the Flower Girls at 7 p.m.

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