Top Ten

Family Service of Greater New Orleans honors civic service.

Ron McLean honoree Justice Bernette Johnson

Steven Hronek

On October 14, Family Service of Greater New Orleans honored 10 New Orleanians for their civic, volunteer and charitable contributions to the city. The 37th annual “Ten Outstanding Persons Gala” was held at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park from 6 to 10 p.m.

The 10 honorees were: E. Renae Conley, Dr. Michael Cowan, Dr. Peter DeBlieux, Meg Farris, D. Blair Favrot, Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman, Justice Bernette J. Johnson, Jan Maselli Mann, Wendell Pierce and George Rodrigue. Sr. Eileen Sullivan SBS was honored posthumously.

The event, chaired by Skye McLeod and Sheryll Cascio, featured WWL-TV reporter Katie Moore as Mistress of Ceremonies and music from The Last Straws.

Family Service of Greater New Orleans, a United Way organization, serviced more than 9,500 New Orleanians last year and hopes to top that number this year.
 

Add your comment:

Latest Posts

Dreams of Sushi

Learning about the Japanese food from the experts

10 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Our top picks for events this weekend.

On the Move

With the right tools, even moving day can be infused with little luxuries.

Five Cheap Red Wines

Some grapes and the wines they make are available at lower prices than you might have imagined.

Checking in on New Year's Resolutions

Trying to stick to fun New Year's resolutions