Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Looking Back: Inauguration

The theme of this year’s Inauguration was selected to reflect the pride Governor and Mrs. Bentley have in the state of Alabama. Every event featured Alabama products and workers to showcase the wealth of resources available throughout the state.
There were many highlights to the festivities, including the public event held at the Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium which offered free food and games for attendees. Along with that event, the Bentley’s hosted guests at the First Ladies Luncheon, Prayer Breakfast, Inaugural Ceremony, and the Inaugural Ball.
At the ball, Dianne Bentley wore a custom designed dress by Anthony Williams, a University of Alabama graduate and contestant on the television show Project Runway. Together with their family, the Bentleys were presented to guests waiting inside the Renaissance Hotel. Entertainment was provided by several groups including the Montgomery Ballet, The Grand Band, and the Lamb Family Violin Ensemble.

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