Edit ModuleShow Tags

Putting Down New Roots

Raintree Children & Family Services gathered to “Paint the Town Green.”

Co-chair Debbie Alciatore, board president Lana Duke, Cole Callihan and board member Christine Bondio

Photographed with Jeff Strout

Following a patron event of music and hors d’oeuvres at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, partygoers and activists alike flooded Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre for the gala and auction portion of the evening on March 20 for Raintree Children & Family Services’ “Paint the Town Green” event.

Chaired by Deborah Alciatore and Cindy Paulin, proceeds of the evening benefited Raintree Children & Family Services’ Uptown home for abused and neglected young girls, and also helped in the recruitment of foster parents and services for children with developmental disadvantages.

The gala and auction portion of the evening featured edibles and libations from Arnaud’s, Chateau Golf and Country Club, Drago’s, Gordon Biersch, GW Fins, La Louisiane Bakery, Mr. Mudbug Catering, Vincent’s and more. The rest of the evening featured a silent and live auction, as well as musical entertainment from local favorite the Yat Pack.

Founded in 1926, Raintree Children and Family Services celebrated its 88th anniversary this year. The evening also saw the organization honor Drago’s Tommy Cvitanovich for his continued support of Raintree Children and Family Service. Presenting sponsor the Magnolia Foundation also committed on stage to renovating the Raintree House Kitchen.

 


EVENT AT A GLANCE

What: “Paint the Town Green,” benefiting Raintree Children & Family Services
When:  Thursday, March 20
Where:  Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre


 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You Might Also Like

Why and How to Advocate:

Training JLNO Members to Advocate for the Community

Where Are They Now?

New Orleans’ First Councilwoman

Debbie in Bloom

Meet the New Bloomin’ Deals Manager

Diaper Bank and Milk Bank Partnership

Giving at risk babies the best start

Many Neighborhoods, One Purpose

Provisionals Join JLNO to Give Back

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Latest Posts

Wediquette Wednesday: What do you wear to a formal afternoon to evening wedding?

Sips and Slurps

Short news items in small doses

Spring Color Has Sprung

Pantone's Spring 2017 color report

The Importance of Memories

A look back as the Saints fall to the Falcons

Wedding 911

New Orleans boutiques and event planners pull together to help brides after local bridal store suddenly shutters
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags