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Local florists win awards at annual headdress gala

Floral designers from the Burbank and La Canada Flintridge areas

received top awards in the 65th annual Las Floristas Floral Headdress

Ball on April 25 at Merv Griffin’s Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly

Hills.

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Husband and wife Vynss and Lisa Gonzales of Burbank designed the

Judges’ Trophy winner “Simply Elegant,” worn by Mary Dalton-Mills.

The Gonzales couple dedicated their headdress to longtime Las

Floristas member and Toluca Lake resident Carolyn Flynn, who died in

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1999.

Attending the event were Flynn’s daughter and son-in-law Penny

Flynn Hood and Don Hood.

Jade Higgins modeled the President’s Trophy winner, “China’s

Golden Age,” created by florists Don Davidson of La Canada Flintridge

and Miguel Alcaraz.

The Sweepstakes trophy went to “Martinique Chic” designed by Frank

Garcia and modeled by Tomilee Gill.

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Proceeds from the event benefit the Las Floristas Children’s

Charities, affiliated with the USC Keck School of Medicine, at Rancho

Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.

Joyce Rudolph


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