Women of Distinction Announcement at Saks Fifth Avenue

Winter Ball Kickoff

Juliana Bruno. Photography Priscilla Dickson.
January 14, 2013
Event Date:
October 02, 2012

More than 200 guests flocked to Saks Fifth Avenue for the announcement of the 2013 Women of Distinction. Champagne and a surprise performance from the Houston Grand Opera segued into Melanie Lawson introducing the 10 femmes honored for outstanding volunteer and community accomplishments: Jana Arnoldy, Darlene Bisso, Donna Bruni, Arvia Few, Debby Leighton, Nidhika Mehta, Alice Mosing, Liz Rigney, Elizabeth Stein, and Pamela Wright. The Women of Distinction will be formally introduced at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Winter Ball, Saturday, January 26. In the crowd: chairmen Mary Ann McKeithan and Danielle Ellis; honorary chair Kelli Cohen Fein; Legendary Woman of Distinction Margaret Williams; Ambassador Sidney Faust; as well as Saks Fifth Avenue GM Terry Zmyslo, Sharon Michael Owens, and Charlie Weiss.