Those in attendance included Vicki and Greg Aghajanian, Mary Claire Andres, Barbara Boone, Deanie and Gordon Brans, Cathy Brazeal, David Brown, Tyler Browning, Michelle Bruce, Debbie Charter, Holly Comer, Marsha and Charlie Crowder, Michael Crowley, Claire and Jason Cyr, Gail and David Downing, Dot and Bill Dunaway, Admiral Jim Ellis, Marianne and Bob Evans, Jennifer and Tim Fox, Rachel and Douglas Frey, Tammy and Julian Galvis along with Maggie Geraghty, Philip Goldstein, Nancy Grant, Kim Gresh, Terri and Jim Guthrie, Melinda and Laing Heidt, Steve Imler, Beverly Kelly, Aida Kissler, Dave Knoke, Brenda and Jack Lyle, Don Massarro, Susie and Frank Moore, Julianne and Boozer McClure, Shane McDonald, Dawn McEachern, Dennis Pastor, Leigh and Steve Pharr, Debbie Ponder, Margaret Poteet, Beth Sessoms, Charlotte Simmons, Debbie Smith, Alice Summerour, Laura Surace, Jamie Vann and Steve Waldrep.
In April, 45-year-old Jeff Bradford died of sudden cardiac death, the result of an abrupt loss of heart function. On Aug. 25 and 26, the Jefferson Memorial Tennis Tournament was held in his honor at Lost Mountain Tennis Center at 4845 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs.
The tournament featured men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles. Proceeds from the fundraising event benefitted Hillgrove High School Grid Iron Club where Jeff’s son, Tyler attended. Jeff is also survived by his wife, Shirley Bradford of Powder Springs.
CenterStage North is holding open auditions for “Dashing Through the Snow” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten at The Art Place Mountain View at 3330 Sandy Plains Road near Shallowford Road in east Cobb on Sept. 18 and 19, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Auditions will be cold readings from the script. A headshot and resume are preferred, but not required. Be prepared to list your conflicts with the rehearsal schedule, which will be available at the auditions.
The play is a Texas comedy. Texas accents can be taught. The play runs from Dec. 7 to 15. A read- through will be Sept. 25 and rehearsals will start two weeks later.
CenterStage North needs eight women ages 40 to 50, two women ages 50 to 60, two women who can play an 80-year-old, four men ages 40 to 50 and one man age 50 to 60.
For more information, contact director Pete Borden at Petebcoot@aol.com or (770) 992-9509 after 5 p.m. Information about the company can be found at www.centerstagenorth.org.
Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She formerly practiced law in Marietta and now stays home to raise her two children. Send Sally news at email@example.com. Call Sally at (770) 425-8106.