Dinner with the Broeckers

Pat Ballard hosted a dinner party at the home of Brad and Carla Sue Broecker on the evening of Dec. 16. The intimate gathering included cocktails, dinner and a particularly special gift presentation to Carla Sue, who received a framed copy of the article written about her by Laura Ross, which was featured in the Nov. 22 issue of The Voice-Tribune.

Photos by Andrea Hutchinson

  • Kim Huffman and Dawn Manor.

  • Elizabeth Rhodes, Herman Kessler and Lucie Stansbury.

  • Greg and Dawn Manor with Kelley Carson and Ernest Sampson.

  • Julia Carstanjen, Barbara Fulkerson, Carla Sue Broecker and Patricia Ballard.

  • Barbara Fulkerson, Julia Carstanjen, Patricia Ballard, Joyce Jennings and Carla Sue Broecker.

  • Brett Bachmann, Patricia Ballard and Brad Broecker.

  • Eli Sarmiento and Kim Huffman.

  • Brad and Carla Sue Broecker.

  • Julia Carstanjen and Shari Baughman.

  • Eli Sarmiento, Patricia Ballard, Joyce Jennings, Carla Sue Broecker and Kim Huffman.

  • Will Buschmann and Herman Kessler.

  • Brad pulled out his chef skills for the evening.

  • Brett Bachmann, Will Buschmann and Brad Broecker serving up some fun dishes.

  • Brett Bachmann, Will Buschmann and Brad Broecker serving up some fun dishes.

  • Brett Bachmann perfected each dessert with a caramelized sugar finish.

  • Dr. Shiao Woo, Patricia Ballard and John Shaw-Woo.

  • Pat Ballard presents Carla Sue with a wonderful gift.

  • Pat Ballard presents Carla Sue with a wonderful gift.

  • Pat Ballard presents Carla Sue with a wonderful gift.

  • Brad recieved the Top Chef trophy for his culinary skills that evening.

  • Brad recieved the Top Chef trophy for his culinary skills that evening.

  • Brad recieved the Top Chef trophy for his culinary skills that evening.

  • Brad recieved the Top Chef trophy for his culinary skills that evening.

  • Carla Sue and Pat show off their bejeweled footwear.

  • Brad recieved the Top Chef trophy for his culinary skills that evening.

  • Greg Manor and Jim Kinser.