The Hon. Margaret Bevans Ransone will serve as orator for the 122nd Holly Ball December 29 at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock.

Each year the Holly Ball queen selects an outstanding member of the community to provide the annual oration on a topic relating to the spirit and origin of the ball.

Del. Ransone represents District 99 in the Virginia House of Delegates. She is known throughout Virginia for her commitment to hard working families and support for small businesses and government reform.

Tickets are available in advance and not sold at the door. To request an invitation, call 761-0401.