Pittsburgh’s Red Shoe Ball’s guests enjoy Monte Carlo theme
“It’s one of those charities that has no negatives, and there are so many negatives in this world,” said Pirates pitching legend Steve Blass during the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh’s Red Shoe Ball.
With some good-hearted stakes set on making the most of the Monte Carlo theme, guests also enjoyed hedging their bets with the occasional bold fashion statement.
“Well, it is the Red Shoe Ball!” laughed John Putzier (with Loriann), pointing to his red kicks.
The Nov. 8 event marked the organization’s 34th year of supporting tens of thousands of families while their children undergo medical treatment.
“We really provide a home away from home there,” said co-chair Kim Cantalamessa (with Joby).
VIPs at the Westin included co-chair Leslie Giaquinto and her husband, Mark (also board prez), executive director Eleanor Reigel, Veronique Fleury, Lisa and Chris Blass, Jessica Kennedy and Pan Potetz, and Kim Cicmansky.