Popular ball creates special memories

Story and photos by Kyrene Resel
GUIDON volunteer

Nutter Field House was filled wall-to-wall with girls who were dressed to impress, and all smiles at the chance to dance the night away with their prince charmings — their dads.  

Fort Leonard Wood’s Installation Chaplain’s Office hosted the annual Father Daughter Ball on Saturday with more than 700 fathers and daughters in attendance. Tickets sold out in just under three hours.

According to Chaplain (Maj.) Damon Saxton, Fort Leonard Wood’s Family Life chaplain, the Father Daughter Ball is a chance for dads to spend some quality time with their daughters.

“Most churches see the importance of strong Family connections in creating strong and healthy societies,” Saxton said. “We view this ball as a way to provide Families a chance to bond and make memories together and to contribute to the building…     Read More...