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Philip and Laura Claverie participated in the “2020 Covenant House Sleep Out” in November 2020, in solidarity with the 4.2 million children experiencing homelessness in the United States. Every year, Covenant House encourages participants to give up the comforts of…

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Zina Diaz, Sydnie Johnson and Payten Johnson attended Make Music NOLA’s 10-year anniversary celebration. The event was held virtually, and participants had the opportunity to stream live performances and speeches by T-Ray the Violinist, Tucker Fuller, Givonna Joseph, Regina Carter,…

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Willa Jean Owner and Executive Chef Kelly Fields helps distribute the three-course meal she created for the James Beard Foundation’s 2020 “Taste America” event, presented by Capital One in October. In lieu of the usual in-person events, participating chefs, special…

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Diamonds Direct general manager Kyle Rising-Moore and diamond expert Nafeesa Mateen celebrated the $50,000 raised for No Kid Hungry in September, as part of Diamonds Direct’s year-long goal to donate a total of $100,000 to the charity. Justin D’Herete discussed…

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First Tee Greater New Orleans hosted its inaugural “100 Hole Golf Marathon” at the Metairie Country Club in August 2020 to raise funds for First Tee’s after school programs. Fourteen golfers played the 100-hole event, raising more than $25,000 and…

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Camille Whitworth, Simone Bruni, Sandra Dartus, Betsie Gambel and Margarita Bergen celebrated the birthday of Queen Yolande of Aragon at Palace Cafe in August. Queen Yolande was the mother-in-law of the Dauphin King and the royal ruler who was credited…

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*Please note: some events portrayed here were held before COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings and face covering requirements. Conery, Ellie and Anna Schmidt enjoyed a night of bowling at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Student of the Year Kickoff Party” held…

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Swathi Narra, Anna Thomas, Laura Ashley, Kristin Sanders, Nina Celie Angelo, Oanh Nguyen, Ayesha Motwani, Tina Dang, Juley Le, Amy Foster Neill, Courtney Marse and Katie Yaquinto attended “Soul Revival’s” kickoff cocktail party at Pilot +…

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Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin, Sam Fradella, Mike Gennaro and Rabbi Yossie Nemes attended Chabad Metairie’s annual donor appreciation event, “Thanks for Giving,” in January. (Photo by Gil Rubman) Jill Halpern and Billy Henry shared a smile during Chabad Metairie’s “Thanks for…

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Gary Van Vonderen posed with Charles Barnes, Founder and President of NOLA Code, and the Very Rev. Bill Terry, rector, at St. Anna’s Episcopal Church during “Anna’s Place NOLA Champagne and Chocolates” fundraiser in January. The event was held at…

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  Tara Madden, Jessica Graber, Betty Trachtman, Ribby Fergusson, Jenny James, Elizabeth Pearson, Amie Bond, Louise Saenz, Lesley Brown and Alisha Serement enjoyed a night of James Bond-themed fun at the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library’s fundraising event,…

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Greg Feirn and Dr. Lee Hamm III attended the “2019 Spirit of Charity Award” gala at the JW Marriott Hotel Ballroom in October. More than 430 guests attended the sold-out event, which benefited the University Medical Center and its vital…

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Jeff Gulotta and Alexis, a Liberty Kitchen alumna, celebrate 10 years of impact at Liberty Kitchen’s annual “Come Grow With Us” fundraiser in September 2019. The event featured chefs from nearly 20 of New Orleans’ hottest restaurants serving up signature…

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Color was abundant everywhere at Lucy Currence and Charlotte Freeman’s debutante party, themed “Carnival Des Couleurs,” hosted by their parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard Morrison Currence Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lawrence Freeman. Wearing designs by local couturier Mary…

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Panelists Dr. Reshma Bhanushali, Dr. Jennifer Rodriguez, Mary Beth Langlinais, Dextria Sapp, Dr. Arti Singh, Dr. Charisse Ward and Nicole Delahoussaye attended the Cardiovascular Institute of the South and Lafayette General Health’s inaugural “Heels for Hearts” fundraiser, a women’s social…

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Dawn Bradley Fletcher and David Schlakman attended the New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter “There’s No Place Like Home” gala, held at the Audubon Golf Clubhouse in May, to celebrate the shelter’s 10th anniversary and present the first ever “Jackie…

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Then-Jefferson Parish Councilwoman Cynthia Lee Sheng and Nora Vaden-Holmes are pictured at Dr. Bradley Bartholomew’s home in Metairie Club Gardens for a cocktail reception for the Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful’s board members and sponsors ahead of the Tree School’s…