Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens held its annual Fall Donor Appreciation Event Nov. 1 at the Swann House owned by Daniel and Brooke Coleman.
Nearly 100 donors gathered for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Birmingham landmark.
Among guests were Robert and Holly de Buys, Margi Ingram, Lyle Hohnke, Zachary Westall, Brad White and Diana Slaughter.
Others at the celebration were Philip Morris, Barbara Sauer, Scott and Kelley Walton, William and Carolyn Satterfield, Thomas and Cathy Adams, Frances Blount, Tom and Elizabeth Broughton, Barbara Burton, Mike and Paula Rushing, Gene and Chris Boles, June Mays, Allen Cater, Lyle Hohnke, Carolyn Ray and Charles and Cheryl Mayer.
A toast was raised to outgoing board president Henry Ray, while the group welcomed Tricia Noble into the position for 2013 and 2014.