Dress for Success New Orleans hosted the 11th annual “Suits & Salads Luncheon” with a virtual program and on-site luncheon, including a staggered on-site experience with lunch pick up, swag bags, a fabulous silent auction, giveaways by Kendra Scott, a jewelry pull and a raffle.

The program honored the 2020 Client of the Year Helise Madden, the 2021 Client of the Year Monica Betts and Volunteers of the Year, awarded to Ulta Beauty. The video portion of the program highlighted testimonies from the Clients of the Year.

Meaghan Ryan Bonavita and Colleen Snyder Filostrat served as Co-Chairs.

Patrons received an exclusive discount card to participating retailers in their swag bag.

All the proceeds from the 2021 luncheon supported Dress for Success meeting their goal of suiting more than 400 women annually.

Event At A Glance

What: “Suits & Salads Luncheon”  presented by Capital One Bank & Valero Energy Foundation, benefiting Dress for Success New Orleans

When: Friday, May 7

Where: Dress for Success & Virtual

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Co-Chairs Meaghan Ryan Bonavita and Colleen Snyder Filostrat 

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Executive Director Lori Byargeon, Katie Darbone, Brianna Reddeman and Monette Naquin  

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Anne Comarda, Kewana Pate, Aimée Gowland and Joyce Delery

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Leslie Sullivan, Shannon Brice, Andrea Gilich Roussel and Chelsey Richard Napoleon

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Honorees Helise Madden and Monica Betts

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Richard Roth, Arie Roth Kaller, Desiree Petitbon and Cindy Livaudais Roth