Save the date for our 69th Annual Charity Ball
Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
Location: Gainesville Civic Center
Tickets are $150 per couple and $75 for individual tickets.
Tickets for sustaining members are $125 a couple.
If you have any questions please call our office at 770.535.1951.
Please note that no one under 21 is allowed admission into the ball.
Introducing the 2021 Charity Ball Belle Candidates
Representing Gainesville Rotary Club
Chloe Echols is the daughter of Drew and Shelly Echols. She is a senior at Lakeview Academy, a member of the National Spanish Honors Society, Student Government, Senior Co-Editor of the Lakeview Lioness Yearbook, Captain for the Varsity Basketball Cheerleading squad, and a member of the Youth Leadership Hall class of 2022. Outside of school, Chloe works at Jaemor Farms and babysits, and she attends Level Grove Baptist Church. After graduation, she plans to attend college and major in Agribusiness or Ag Hospitality and Business Management. She is honored to be a Belle this year and to work to give back to her community!
Emma Kate Kalinauskas
Representing South Hall Rotary Club
Emma Kate is the daughter of Andy and Brooke Kalinauskas and the granddaughter of Doug and Diane Magnus, Barry and Sally Patrick, Rom and Nora Kalinauskas and Nancy Jamison. She has three younger brothers Drew, Evan, and Aaron. She is proud to be representing the South Hall Rotary Club. As a junior at Lanier Christian Academy, Emma Kate plays Varsity Volleyball. She is also a member of BETA Club, serves as a D- Group Leader, CFA Leadership club, and plays volleyball for Lanier Volleyball Club. Emma Kate is a member of Westminster Church in Gainesville. She enjoys spending time with her family, loves the beach and loves to go to Athens. Emma Kate hopes to attend The University of Georgia. She is honored to be a part of Charity Ball as a belle candidate.
Representing Gainesville Jaycees
Elizabeth Payne is the daughter of Jeff and Hart Payne and the sister of Mary Keys Payne. She is the granddaughter of Mary Hart and Philip Wilheit, and Josephine Payne. Elizabeth is a senior at Lakeview Academy. She has applied to colleges and universities all over the southeast! While maintaining Director’s List grades, Elizabeth has been various editors of the Lioness (yearbook), a Varsity Cheerleader, a participant in this year’s Youth Leadership Hall Class, and a teen volunteer at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She is an active member of the Beta Club and is an Honor Thespian. Elizabeth babysits for a church daycare weekly! This year has been particularly exciting for her as she has “flipped” her first house! She had to decide what to improve in an aging house, chose all colors and materials, and help manage subcontractors, all while adhering to a budget. Elizabeth plans to major in Interior Design, Nursing or business!
Representing Kiwanis Club
Kinsley Kirby is the daughter of Brandon and Laura Kirby. She has two brothers Grayson and Breckan Kirby. This year, Kinsley is proud to be representing the Kiwanis Club. She is a senior at North Hall, where she is a member of Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the NG3 Program, the Medical Scholars Program, National Honors Society, and Beta Club. She is also the President of Student Council, on the leadership team for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a Captain of the Varsity Softball Team. Previously, Kinsley has participated in Youth Leadership Hall, Chick- Fil- A Leader Academy, and the Service and Leadership Training Program at Woodlands Camp. Outside of school, Kinsley works at Chick- Fil- A in Cleveland and attends Concord Baptist Church where she is an active member on the Excel Team. She is passionate about serving others, doing all things with excellence, and reaching all people. In her free time, she loves to run and spend time with family and friends. After graduation, she plans to attend college and pursue a degree in Nursing. Kinsley is honored to be a Belle this year and give back to her community
2021 Charity Ball Contributors
The Junior League would like to give a special thank you to our sponsors and in-kind donors for their contributions to the 69th Annual Charity Ball.