ienst Custom Homes
hosted its Second An-
nual Dienst Custom Homes
Wish House Gala, in Myers
Park’s Eastover commu-
nity, to raise money for the Make-A-Wish
Foundation of Central and Western North
Carolina. Make-A-Wish works to grant the
wishes of children with life-threatening
The custom home at 3822 Sedgewood
Bob and Jocelyn Dienst with Wendy and Ben Yeakley.
Circle was the setting for the Oct. 28 gala and
fund-raiser. More than 200 guests enjoyed
heavy hors d’oeuvres, displays of jewelry
and furs, and a gallery of artwork from b.
brown Gallery while they toured the nearly
7,000-square-foot, cottage-designed home.
The Swingin Richards with Mick Mixon, the
social Voice of the Panthers, on drums, provided
96 The wishes of approximately 15 local
children were granted (each wish averaged
about $6,000), surpassing 2005’s donation
that granted 12 local wishes.
— Rachel Cogar
Matthew Reynolds, Make-A-Wish Wish
photos by Richard Rudisill child and special guest. Bob Wilson and Marie DeMars.
Bridget and Dave Graves with Jeff Pitts. Sandy Wilkinson with Bonnie Brown Fergus.
Presenting Sponsor Silver Sponsors
Dienst Custom Homes Arka-Mex
BB & T McPhail Bray Insurance
Managing Partners Tony and Constance Blevins
Jocelyn Dienst Brown & Morgan
Ben Yeakley Cake Expressions by Lisa
The Chameleon Studio
Steering Committee Charlotte Plastering
Constance Blevins, Make-A-Wish Cindy Lee’s Faux Finishes
Foundation, Board of Directors Closet & Storage Concepts
Lynne Allen, Make-A-Wish Deborah Young Studio
Foundation, Volunteer h h gregg Fine Lines
Amy DeWitt, Dienst Custom Homes Interstate Kitchen & Bath
Darrell Myers, SouthPark Magazine Mint Hill Cabinets
Rachel Cogar, Vizhun Marketing Chris and Ginger Oliver
Selena Rogers, Make-A-Wish Paychex Inc.
Foundation, President Queen City Ballroom
Tammy and Frank Stokes with Brian and Sharon Clair. Biffa Quantz, Make-A-Wish Stone Master Construction
Foundation, Regional Director World Stone
Lisa Woytovich, Make-A-Wish
Foundation, Communications Contributing Sponsors
Wendy Yeakley, HomeStyles A & B Automotive
Elaini Bingham, Volunteer All Temp Company Inc.
Hobbs Yarbrough, Regions Bank Annabelle Wylie
Best Container Service
Designer Biltmore Estate
Jim Phelps, Carolina Design Group Blackwelder Builders
Special Thank You’s The Building Center
Armin’s Catering Calabretta Surgery Center
b brown Gallery William Campoli
Cake Expressions by Lisa Elizabeth Cannon
Cooke Rentals Carolina Panthers
Nita Street, Floral Designs Champion Fence
Mick Mixon and The Swingin’ Richards Charles Grayson European Spa Salon
Marie Boone, Mick Mixon, Priscilla Perry, Ernest Perry. John Morrison, Security and Police Officers Charlotte Symphony
SouthPark Magazine Cinch
Summer Classics Classic Art Inc.
Platinum Sponsors Crossville Tile
Armin’s Catering Evergreen Silks
The Frame Warehouse
Diamond Sponsors Fire House Casual Living Store
b. brown Gallery The Francis Team at Lake Norman
Carolina Design Group Hailey’s Office Machines
Homesley Jones Gaines Dudley Childers Hall’s at the Lake
McLurkin Donaldson & Johnson P.L.L.C. HomeStyles
Lee Lighting Jesse Brown Outdoors
Playback-Audio & Video Creations Lion’s Jewelers
Solid as a Rock Luce Ristorante & Bar
SouthPark Magazine Parks Heating and Cooling
Stock Building Supply Paul Beaune Salon
The Peninsula Club
Gold Sponsors Perris
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Linton. Capel Rugs Prescriptive Fitness
The Complete Garage Richard Petty Driving Experience
Crescent Resources Salon Red 11
Gastonia Sheet Metal Sun Valley Steel
G&G Landscaping Table Restaurant & Bar
Horizon Lines Inc. West Norman Electric
Larry Kidd Commercial Cleaning & Painting Wilmar Inc.
Mantels & More Inc. Wooden Stone Gallery
Montaldo’s at Phillips Place The Working Glass
Perry’s at SouthPark
Queen City Audio Video Appliance
Wachovia Bank N.A.
The White House Garden Center
John and Kelly Fellows with Kim and Ron Olsson.