Lifetime Middletown residents to chair annual Charity Ball

Andy and Lori Guyler will chair the 97th Charity Ball in Middletown set for Dec. 2 at Miami University Middletown Johnston Hall - Miriam Knoll G. Center. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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Andy and Lori Guyler will chair the 97th Charity Ball in Middletown set for Dec. 2 at Miami University Middletown Johnston Hall - Miriam Knoll G. Center. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Two lifetime Middletown residents have been named chairs of the 97th annual Charity Ball, an event that has raised more than $1 million by the Middletown Area Federation of Women’s Clubs for Atrium Medical Center for Women’s Health Services.

Andy and Lori Guyler will chair the event set for Dec. 2 at Miami University Middletown Johnston Hall - Miriam Knoll G. Center. This year’s theme is “Midnight Masquerade.” This event is black tie optional and open to the public.

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Andy Guyler graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in 1997 and received a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Family Business from the University of Cincinnati. He does business development for CARFAX, Inc., based in Centreville, Va.

Lori Guyler graduated from Middletown High School in 1997 and earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s in Teaching Elementary Education from Western Governors University. She teaches fourth grade at Five Point Elementary School in the Springboro Community Schools district.

The Guylers have been married since 2001 and have three children: Morgan, freshman at Bishop Fenwick High School; and Colin and Braden, students at St. John XXIII Elementary School.

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The Guylers are members of Holy Family Parish, Wildwood Golf Club and other community organizations. He is the president of Falcons Lacrosse Club and has been an integral part of helping the sport grow locally.

They have attended the Charity Ball for many years and are among the growing trend of young adults under 50 who are attending this event, organizers said.

The Charity Ball provides money that is placed in an endowment fund administered by Atrium Medical Center Foundation for Women’s Health Services. These funds provide screenings and tests such as mammograms to local women who need financial assistance.

This year’s Charity Ball will start at 6 p.m. with registration and social hour with cash bar. Holiday music will be provided by Dick Watson and Jim McBride and new this year will be a photo booth. The sit down dinner starts at 7:15 p.m., provided by Kirsten Spicer, Two Women in a Kitchen. After dinner and the program, the evening will continue with music provided by “All the Right Tunes,” who will provide a broad selection of music for dancing or listening.

Attendees also will have an opportunity to play Black Jack, Poker, Big 6 and Horse Race that will be staffed by Middletown Knights of Columbus Council No. 1610 dealers. There will also be a raffle and silent auction items.

Those who want to attend may pay online: middletowncharityball.eventbrite.com or by check that should be made out to 97th Charity Ball and mailed to: Michael Clarey, 4722 Longford Drive, Middletown, OH 45042. Your check will serve as your reservation.


HOW TO GO

What: 97th annual Charity Ball

When: 6 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 2

Where: Miami University Middletown Johnston Hall - Miriam Knoll G. Center

How much: $60 per person or $120 per couple; contributing as a Grand Patron $175, includes dinner and dancing for two and a listing in the program. College age students may attend evening festivities at the Junior Patron admission of $30.

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