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Published: 6/2/2013


On The Town: Boating and Debutante Cotillion

Boating season is here and the Opening of the Port ceremony was held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Maumee River Yacht Club. Also the 49th Debutante Cotillion was held the same day at the Stranahan Great Hall in Toledo. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Commodores from the host clubs are, from left: J. Michael Walsh, Bay View Yacht Club, Barry Vi ncent, Toledo Yacht Club, Barb Pfleghaar, Toledo Sailing Club, and Ron Reeder, Maumee River Yacht Club, during the Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee River Yacht Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Commodores from the host clubs are, from left: J. Michael Walsh, Bay View Yacht Club, Barry Vi ncent, Toledo Yacht ...
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Friends of Rick and Jolene Wagner of Bay View Yacht Club gather on their boat for fun. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Friends of Rick and Jolene Wagner of Bay View Yacht Club gather on their boat for fun.
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Boaters and sailors socialize in front of the Maumee River Yacht Club at the annual gathering of the clubs at the Opening of the Port ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Boaters and sailors socialize in front of the Maumee River Yacht Club at the annual gathering of the clubs at ...
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Russ Vaughn, 1997 Commodore from the Ford Yacht Club, salutes when he is recognized during the opening ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Russ Vaughn, 1997 Commodore from the Ford Yacht Club, salutes when he is recognized during the opening ceremony.
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Mike Pierson, left, and his son Sean Pierson, right, raise the Canadian flag during the Opening of the Port ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mike Pierson, left, and his son Sean Pierson, right, raise the Canadian flag during the Opening of the Port ceremony.
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Sailors at attention during the singing of The National Anthem during the Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee River Yacht Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sailors at attention during the singing of The National Anthem during the Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee ...
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Commodores from left: Barry Vincent, Toledo Yacht Club, Barb Pfleghaar, Toledo Sailing Club, J. Michael Walsh, BVYC, and Ron Reeder, Maumee River Yacht Club, applaud during the Opening of the Port ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Commodores from left: Barry Vincent, Toledo Yacht Club, Barb Pfleghaar, Toledo Sailing Club, J. Michael Walsh, BVYC, and Ron Reeder,...
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Bill Paben stands at attention during the Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee River Yacht Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bill Paben stands at attention during the Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee River Yacht Club.
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Ron Reeder, Maumee River Yacht Club,  gets ready to throw his last carnation into the river. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ron Reeder, Maumee River Yacht Club, gets ready to throw his last carnation into the river.
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Perysburg Mayor Nelson Evans, and his wife Felicia Evans, and Regina Seferian, with her husband Mayor of Oregon Michael Seferian, during the  Opening of the Port ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Perysburg Mayor Nelson Evans, and his wife Felicia Evans, and Regina Seferian, with her husband Mayor of Oregon Michael Seferian,...
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Susan Pomerleau, left, Rear Commodore of Sunseekers, and Jack Wood, Commodore of the Ford Yacht Club, right, during the  Opening of the Port ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Susan Pomerleau, left, Rear Commodore of Sunseekers, and Jack Wood, Commodore of the Ford Yacht Club, right, during the Opening ...
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From left, Rod Graffis , Dave Hensel, and Steve Hyde, right, enjoy the good times during the Opening of the Port festivities. Enlarge | Buy This Photo From left, Rod Graffis , Dave Hensel, and Steve Hyde, right, enjoy the good times during the Opening of the Port festivities.
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Greg and Becky Henderly from the Bay View Yacht Club, during the  Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee River Yacht Club. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Greg and Becky Henderly from the Bay View Yacht Club, during the Opening of the Port ceremony at the Maumee ...
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Incoming District 29 Commander Larry Cole, left, and outgoing Commander Anne Gilcher during the Toledo Sail and Power Squadron change of watch dinner. The squadron offers boating classes throughout the year Enlarge | Buy This Photo Incoming District 29 Commander Larry Cole, left, and outgoing Commander Anne Gilcher during the Toledo Sail and Power Squadron change ...
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2013 Miss Debutante and Court Members are, from left: Jayla Satterfield, Faith Mitchell, BreAnn Russell. Enlarge 2013 Miss Debutante and Court Members are, from left: Jayla Satterfield, Faith Mitchell, BreAnn Russell.
Miss Debutante 2013, Faith Mitchell, center right, with her escort Cornelius Crawford, center left, and her parents Hope and Richard Mitchell Enlarge Miss Debutante 2013, Faith Mitchell, center right, with her escort Cornelius Crawford, center left, and her parents Hope and Richard ...
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Court members for the 2013 Debutante Cotillion are, from left:   Aleshia Miller, Deborah Carlisle, Talent Co Chairman,  Beverly Tucker, Talent Co Chairman,  Denise Black-Poon, Toledo Club President, Faith Mitchell, BreAnn Russell, Jayla Satterfield. Enlarge Court members for the 2013 Debutante Cotillion are, from left: Aleshia Miller, Deborah Carlisle, Talent Co Chairman, Beverly Tucker, Talent ...
From Left to Right: Wilma Brown, Cotillion Chairman; Denis Black-Poon, Toledo Club President; Pearline Young, 2013 Miss Congeniality; Jada Bolden, Talent Show 3rd Place; Faith Mitchell, Talent Show 3rd Place; Sarabe Russell, Talent Show 2nd Place; Jayla Satterfield, Talent Show 1st Place. Enlarge From Left to Right: Wilma Brown, Cotillion Chairman; Denis Black-Poon, Toledo Club President; Pearline Young, 2013 Miss Congeniality; Jada ...
Brittany Bedford is all smiles with her escort  Brandon Jackson at The 49th Debutante Cotillion. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Brittany Bedford is all smiles with her escort Brandon Jackson at The 49th Debutante Cotillion.
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Taylor Hartfield dancing the Cotillion Waltz with her escort Courion Williams. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Taylor Hartfield dancing the Cotillion Waltz with her escort Courion Williams.
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Deja Wilson dancing the Cotillion Waltz with her escort Marvin Carvin Carey. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Deja Wilson dancing the Cotillion Waltz with her escort Marvin Carvin Carey.
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Brittany Bedford with her escort  Brandon Jackson at The 49th Debutante Cotillion. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Brittany Bedford with her escort Brandon Jackson at The 49th Debutante Cotillion.
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Chandler Johnson receives a pearl necklace from debutante-in-waiting Yatian Caldwell as her escort Caleb Willhight looks on. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Chandler Johnson receives a pearl necklace from debutante-in-waiting Yatian Caldwell as her escort Caleb Willhight looks on.
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Chandler Johnson with her escort Caleb Willhight at The 49th Debutante Cotillion. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Chandler Johnson with her escort Caleb Willhight at The 49th Debutante Cotillion.
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Evelyn Joy M. Ali with her escort Christian Jackson at The 49th Debutante Cotillion. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Evelyn Joy M. Ali with her escort Christian Jackson at The 49th Debutante Cotillion.
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Taylor Hartfield being presented by Raymond Hartfield at The 49th Debutante Cotillion. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Taylor Hartfield being presented by Raymond Hartfield at The 49th Debutante Cotillion.
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Michelle Blue curtseys as she is presented by Alvin Lewis. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Michelle Blue curtseys as she is presented by Alvin Lewis.
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Imani Barnett being presented by Ward Barnett. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Imani Barnett being presented by Ward Barnett.
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Shavon Armstrong being presented by Patrick Ellis. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Shavon Armstrong being presented by Patrick Ellis.
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Debutantes-In-Waiting at the Stranahan Great Hall. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Debutantes-In-Waiting at the Stranahan Great Hall.
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June and Sam Sloan enjoy the good food at Toledo Country Club’s Memorial Day party. Enlarge June and Sam Sloan enjoy the good food at Toledo Country Club’s Memorial Day party.


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