Grand Balls and Great Friends

The Red Cross Ball, a Barbadian reunion, and a compliment from Kissinger.

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Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, William Rollnick, Suzette Morris, Nancy Rollnick, and David Morris

, William Rollnick, , Nancy Rollnick, and

FIFTY-FIRST ANNUAL RED CROSS BALL

Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach…the Red Cross Ball is one of the world’s most glittery galas with diamonds galore ($5 million dollars worth bedecked Suzette, wife of international jeweler David Morris), and tiaras, emeralds and rubies All this, plus , , Archduke Georg von Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduchess Eilika. Ambassadors who flew down with The Donald on his private plane were Shamin and Said Jawad (Afghanistan), Dr. (Malaysia), Benedicte and (Luxembourg), Birgitte and (Denmark), and dynamic Nat’l Red Cross Chair Bonnie McElveen-Hunter. Special thrill: the patron’s dinner at the 45,000 square-foot, $37 million home of super-hosts Michele (the ball’s vice-chair) and . A special award was given to Marion “Joe” Smoak, retiring as the ball’s chief of protocol (“Never missed once in 35 years”), who will be replaced by former Ambassador to Denmark . Washingtonians: Brad and , Bill and , Bill and Mary Walde, , Mike and , , (as in FDR), and Bill and , daughter of the late Sen. Strom.

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