Photos by Michael Penn:Vocalist Vicki Van Fleet sings with the Thunder Mountain Big Band at the second annual Red Cross Ball at Centennial Hall on Saturday. The theme for the semi-formal ball was "A Night in Shanghai." Some of the other festivities of the night included a silent auction and a cruise raffle.
Gov. Frank Murkowski dances with his wife, Nancy, to music supplied by the Thunder Mountain Big Band.
Walt Chapman, left, and the Coast Guard's Rear Admiral of the 17th District Jim Olson, right, talk with Joe Mathis, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross of Alaska.