Garden of Eden Ball


The Garden of Eden Ball is the largest annual fundraising event in support of the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The black-tie gala features a spectacular evening of dinner and dancing on the Great Lawn. Shearon and Taylor Glover are being honored for their generous support of the Garden and its mission.

This year’s theme Reflections and Radiance celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Garden and the 35th Anniversary of the Garden of Eden Ball.

Shearon and Taylor Glover

Ball Chairs
Stephanie and Austin Stephens

Ball Advisor
Dean DuBose Smith

Saturday, September 24
7 p.m.

Ball Chairs L to R: Dean DuBose Smith, Stephanie and Austin Stephens, Mary Pat Matheson Honorees, Shearon and Taylor Glover


Presented By


Platinum Sponsors


Ann and Tom Cousins
Shearon and Taylor Glover

Premium Sponsor

Floral and Decor by Catering by
Parties to Die For Legendary Events

Ticketing Information

Platinum Sponsor $25,000
16 Ball tickets, 1 Magnolia Circle membership

Premium Sponsor $15,000
10 Ball tickets, 1 Arbor Circle membership

Supporting Sponsor $10,000
8 Ball tickets

Benefactor $5,000
6 Ball tickets

Host Committee $2,500
4 Ball tickets

Patron $1,500
2 Ball tickets

Individual Ticket $500

To check ticket availability, please contact Devin Cowens at 404-591-1730 or

Sponsorship Benefits

Amounts exceeding $200 per Ball ticket are eligible for a charitable income tax deduction.

For ticketing information, please contact Devin Cowens at 404-591-1730 or

For sponsorship information, please contact Rebekka Kuntschik at 404-591-1584 or

2016 Host Committee

Mopsy and Doug Aldridge Elizabeth and Carlton Allen
Melissa and Doug Biggs Kara and Merle Campbell
Dede and Bick Cardwell Anne Cox Chambers
Ann and Tom Cousins Sam and Ryan Dunlap
Joy and John Dyer Jennifer and Marty Flanagan
Carol and Larry Gellerstedt Lou and Tom Glenn
Melissa and Christopher Glover Nancy and Frank Glover
Jennifer and David Higgins Pamela and Neville Isdell
Sarah and Jim Kennedy Kelly and Hardman Knox
Jane and Hicks Lanier Landon and Stephen Lanier
Cara Isdell Lee and Zak Lee Jessica and Ryan Levenson
Barby and Bert Levy Colleen and Sam Nunn
Karen and Richard Parker Martha and Billy Payne
Blair and Tripp Rackley Nancy and Charlie Rigby
Cathy and Art Rollins Dina and Eric Schimpf
Nancy and Steve Simms Susan and Jim Spratt
Sandy and Pick Stephens Linda and Mason Stephenson
Greer and Alex Taylor Melody and Joe Thomas
Carol and Ramon Tomé Ted Turner
Kelly and Robert Turner David and Margaret Withers
Patty Thomas and Henry Waszkowski