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Female First Responders

The American Red Cross paid respect to Louisiana women making a difference.

Keynote Speaker Jaime Primak Sullivan and Christine Briede

KENNY MARTINEZ

The “Power of Women,” hosted by the American Red Cross and the Tiffany Circle, honored extraordinary local female leaders who have made a significant contribution to the Southeast Louisiana community.

The 2016 honorees were: Kim Bergeron, Lynne Burkart, Tanya Harris-Glasow, Colonel Cindy H. Haygood, Sandra Herman, Teresa Lawrence, McKenzie Lovelace, Diane B. Lyons, Marjorie A. McKeithen and Ingrid Rinck.
Prior to the main event, there was a “Meet and Greet” for board members, honorees and Red Cross leadership. For the main event, attendees second-lined into the ballroom for the feature presentation.

The 2016 Keynote Speaker was Jaime Primak Sullivan, star of the Bravo series “Jersey Belle,” host of the daily digital Facebook series #cawfeetawk and author of The Southern Education of a Jersey Girl.

In addition, there were two photo booths and a virtual reality presentation depicting the Red Cross’ ground response five days into the August floods, designed and hosted by New Orleans-based 360 video firm R&D Design. There was also a $100 jewelry grab by Kendra Scott.

Amanda and Justin Seale served as event Co-Chairs. More than 400 guests were in attendance.
 


EVENT AT A GLANCE

What: “Power of Women Luncheon,” benefiting American Red Cross
Where: Sheraton Hotel
When: Friday, September 16

 

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