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Faith Bemiss | DemocratAfter being rescheduled due to bad weather the 17th Annual Cupid's Ball, sponsored by the Women's Service League of Sedalia, took place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night at Smith-Cotton High School with approximately 430 girls attending with their fathers and grandfathers. After arriving the girls were “swept” way downstairs to the Land of Oz. They traveled through the Land of the Munchkins making their way to Glenda the Good Witch, played by Gena Swearingen. In front of Swearingen, from left is Madalin Elwood, 6, Kaidynce Smith, 9, holding Glenda's scepter, Madison Langeon, and Mollie Miner. Afterward the girls could travel to the land of poppies, meet the Wicked Witch and the Cowardly Lion and also Dorothy and Toto, and of course dance the night away.
Faith Bemiss | DemocratAfter being rescheduled due to bad weather the 17th Annual Cupid's Ball, sponsored by the Women's Service League of Sedalia, took place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night at Smith-Cotton High School with approximately 430 girls attending with their fathers and grandfathers. After arriving the girls were “swept” way downstairs to the Land of Oz. They traveled through the Land of the Munchkins making their way to Glenda the Good Witch, played by Gena Swearingen. In front of Swearingen, from left is Madalin Elwood, 6, Kaidynce Smith, 9, holding Glenda's scepter, Madison Langeon, and Mollie Miner. Afterward the girls could travel to the land of poppies, meet the Wicked Witch and the Cowardly Lion and also Dorothy and Toto, and of course dance the night away.
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Faith Bemiss | Democrat


After being rescheduled due to bad weather the 17th Annual Cupid’s Ball, sponsored by the Women’s Service League of Sedalia, took place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night at Smith-Cotton High School with approximately 430 girls attending with their fathers and grandfathers. After arriving the girls were “swept” way downstairs to the Land of Oz. They traveled through the Land of the Munchkins making their way to Glenda the Good Witch, played by Gena Swearingen. In front of Swearingen, from left is Madalin Elwood, 6, Kaidynce Smith, 9, holding Glenda’s scepter, Madison Langeon, and Mollie Miner. Afterward the girls could travel to the land of poppies, meet the Wicked Witch and the Cowardly Lion and also Dorothy and Toto, and of course dance the night away.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


Before going to the Land of Oz, the girls could have their photos made professionally upstairs. Waiting in line for their photo, on left, is Faith Johnson, 11, and her grandfather Gary Moon, along with her sister Lily Walkup, 6, and her father Osage Walkup.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


The dance floor was full as the girls dressed in their finest began to dance to the “Cupid” Shuffle. Service League President Lori Swearingen said that the proceeds from the ball goes back into the community to help women and children. In past years they have contributed to CASA and Child Safe of Central Missouri, Inc.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


Emilee Jackson, 6, attending the ball with her father Ben Jackson decides on a cupcake at the dessert table that also featured green and pink punch and other finger foods.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


Gary Ballard and his granddaughter Savannah Ditzfeld, 7, check out the Land of Poppies before getting a photo made with the Cowardly Lion.


 
 
 
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