The event raised nearly $450,000 for diabetes research. It included a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, a seated dinner and a special performance by the Red Mountain Theatre Company.
The evening ended with music and dancing by DJ Professor Beatz.
Gala chairmen were Margaret Head and Lynn LaRussa.
JDRF honored the Dove Family Foundation of Dothan with the Living and Giving Award for its tireless vision and persistent efforts in the past and present.
The Alabama Chapter also honored Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. Chief Administrative Officer Tim Vines accepted the award on behalf of the healthcare organization. In the last 12 years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has contributed more than $150,000 to JDRF.
Jerry Tracey was the emcee for the evening.
Flowers and decorations were provided by Bold American Events of Atlanta.
Those attending the event included Mr. and Mrs. Rob Burton (Nancy), Mr. and Mrs. Stan Mackin (KoKo), Mr. and Mrs. Reid Dove (Robin), Mr. and Mrs. Benny LaRussa Jr. (Lynn), Mr. and Mrs. Jon Goldfarb (Melina) and Mr. and Mrs. Jake Skousen (Jennifer).
Others there were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kyle (Jeri), Mr. and Mrs. Steve Serra (Aimee), Mr. and Mrs. Scott Pulliam (Stacy), Mr. and Mrs. Holman Head (Margaret), Ms. Kelly Peace, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Russell (Phyllis), Dr. Anath Shalev, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Twitty (Marcia), Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dickinson (Suzanne), Drs. Stephen Russell (Gretel) and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wilson (Jamie).