Paying The Tab For Christmas - November 26, 1990
November 26, 1990
''Please let the quality of your gift reflect the quality of our event.'' That's the motto of the Margarita Ball, an annual holiday megaparty/toy drive.
For many of the approximately 2,500 Central Floridians who poured into the Peabody Orlando for the eighth ball Friday night, ''quality'' equals ''trendiness.''
Toy Box Is Filled As Glasses Empty - Orlando Sentinel - 11/23/1987
Hollywood in Margaritaville: Orlando's Margarita Society pours margaritas
in plastic cups, invites about 4,000 uptown friends -- and donates thousands of toys to underprivileged
At the fifth Margarita Society Ball Saturday, bright red fire trucks, train sets, bikes, dolls and stuffed bears
were stacked ceiling high in the grand ballroom of the Peabody Orlando. Attorney Lawrence Watson, one of the 25 businessmen and lawyers who make up the Margarita Society, estimated the guests gave 6,000 toys as their tickets for admission to the party. The toys will be distributed to area youngsters through civic groups, child abuse shelters and day care centers.
Orlando Margarita Ball voted Best Charity Gala - January 9, 2014
The readers of Southwest Orlando Bulletin who participated in Best of Southwest 2014, Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s seventh annual survey of residents’ favorite restaurants, resorts and more, selected the Orlando Margarita Ball as the Best Charity Gala.
Over 3000 Children in Central Flordida were touched.
The Directors & Guest provided over 3000 toys, but still a little short of its 2008 goal.