First Lady Dianne Bentley was the emcee for a luncheon and fashion show this past weekend that benefitted the Shelby County Art Council. This event brought together three ladies groups, all of which support the arts and promote culture in the Shelby County Area.
Belk Department Store supplied the spring
fashion and models were selected from surrounding communities. The Fish Market
restaurant catered and the tables were decorated with local art. All of the art
on the tables and on display were for sale and all money raised was given to the
After the event, Mrs. Bentley went to the council's center
and was able to view a quilt show. Her cathedral window tie quilt was on display
along with many others. The show will be up through March. As most people know,
the First Lady has a passion for fiber art and quilting, but was happy to share
her voice to support all art.