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There’s N.O. Place Like Home

PRC hosted a festive benefit to improve family housing prospects.

Patron Co-Chairs Sandy Villere III and Anne Villere with Ed Marshall

Melissa Calico

“Julia Jump” raised funds to support PRC’s mission to promote the preservation, restoration and revitalization of New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods. Funds raised will be used to provide critical home repairs for low-income, elderly, disabled and veteran families, transform blighted properties into family homes and train new house buyers in purchasing and renovating a home of their own.

This festive event was Co-Chaired by Adrienne Casbarian, Amy Farnsworth and Andrea Mahfouz. The Patron Chairs were Anne and Sandy Villere.
The Patron Party featured cuisine by world famous Arnaud’s Restaurant, as well as entertainment by The Necessary Gentlemen and champagne courtesy of Republic National Distributing Company.

The main gala had an elegant swamp theme with entertainment by the Honey Island Swamp Band. Eighteen local restaurants participated in catering. The auction featured more than 200 donors and included a vintage Murano glass lamp donated by Lum Vintage Lighting, dinner with whiskey tasting donated by Kenton's, Scotch tasting donated by Glazer's Distributors, NFL Superbowl Champions Hat signed by Peyton Manning donated by Olivia and Archie Manning, a dozen trips including to Panama; the Grenadines; Watercolor, Florida; the Dominican Republic and more. Nearly 40 pieces of artwork included pieces by Nurhan Goturk, Holly Mabry Poole, and Alex Beard as well as pieces donated by Guy Lyman Fine Art, BEE Gallery, Malachite Home, perch. and many more.
 


EVENT AT A GLANCE

What: 39th annual “Julia Jump,” benefiting Preservation Resource Center
When: Friday, March 18
Where: The Cannery

 

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