ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

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Annie Archer and Maggie Archer

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Bernie Martini

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Bobby Burk and Will Gothard

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Brooke Archer and Carly Fuhrmann

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Caroline Kelleher, Clara Kelleher and Michael Kelleher

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Jenna Belle Fuhrmann and Maggie Archer

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Jillian Fuhrmann and Joy Fuhrmann

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Joy and Triple Fuhrmann

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Kalen Brockwell, Lilly Calvert, Megan Spalten and Clayton Comeaux

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Keith and Karynn O'Connell

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Marsha Archer, Annie Archer and Chip Archer

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Mary Corrine Archer, Nancy Lee Archer and Christina Archer

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Merrilee Agather, Joan Kelleher, Ruth Agather, Clara Kelleher, Maggie Kelleher and Lisa Kelleher

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Mike and Lisa Kelleher, Clara Kelleher, Triple and Joy Fuhrmann, Jillian Fuhrmann, Chip and Marsha Archer and Annie Archer

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Samantha Boldt, Hunter Boldt and Corie Boldt Hutt

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Triple Fuhrmann, Jillian Fuhrmann and Joy Fuhrmann

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Van Archer, Jr. and Laura Archer

ENTRANCE: SAN ANTONIO A TRUE WONDERLAND

Victor and Margie Joffe

German Club Debutantes Anne Swilley Archer, Jillian Joy Fuhrmann and Clara Patricia Kelleher Honored With Party

By Shannon Miller Turner     Photography by Lilianna Story

THE SCENE:  Deep in the heart of winter, a debutante party of winter-white wonder brought guests together to warm themselves with friendship and festivities in celebration of three German Club debs. Preceded by hand-delivered scrolled invitations, guests arrived in anticipation of an evening like no other. Crystal curtains, holiday trees covered in white lights and birch trees bedecked in the same hue signaled that guests were in for a true treat.

As each of the 900 partygoers made their way down the votive-lined hallway, they were greeted with the first of many surprises in store for them. Singer and pianist Bernie Martini entertained and had guests circled around him like a warm winter bonfire. As partygoers ascended the grand staircase, they were met by life-size photographs of the debs. Each portrait taken by Gary Stanko of Billo Smith Photography was beautifully framed by one of the three grand-scale windows in the club’s circular stairwell. Once the guests set foot in the ballroom, the night to remember was fully underway.

THE VIBE: The deep-winter wonderland sprang to life through the magic of Danny Cuellar of Trinity Flowers and Illusions who, along with San Antonio Country Club’s Director of Catering Wesley Dowdy, created an event enjoyed by all. The music of Dallas-based Professor D kept the lively energy going and had guests on their feet late into the night. The sumptuous menu for the night included various seafood selections served in carved ice bowls and mini martini glasses, catered by the club. Guests gathered on groupings of white leather lounge furniture fronted by lighted cube tables as they enjoyed additional culinary creations provided by the club. Nearby, famed photographic crowd pleaser MirMir captured partygoers in various poses throughout the night. Each glamorous detail of the winter wonderland contributed to a truly memorable celebration.