St. Charles Avenue - May 2008

Spiritual Celebration

Ann Marcos, Betty Bienvenu and Suzanne Myers Marilyn Rusovich, Sr. Emma Exconde, John P. Laborde and Mignon Parker Lucile King, Jennifer Sonnier, Margaret Culicchia and June Menard Nora Fine, Cherie Schneider and Marie Louise Nix Barbara Gaiennie and Anita Garcia…

Hopeful Blues

Executive Director Mac DeVaughn, Alice Wright and Wallace Paletou Tommy Meric, Christine Perrin and Ken Raymond Committee member David Erwin and Stephanie Miller John Stassi, Loree LeBoeuf, Billy Marchal and Bruce Shreves Thursday, February 28, at the House of Blues,…

The Run-around Around Town

Butler Burdine and Joshua Clark Suzanne Dumez, Kim Abramson and Steve Dumez – members of the winning team “Rajun Cajuns” Jeffrey Denham, Stacey Flanagan, Molly Jahncke, Becky Denham and Linda Friedlander – winners of the costume contest. “Team Turmoil” Two…

An Evening for Experience

Don Young, co-chair Kathleen Mix, Wayne Fontana, Jean Rice Sen. Ken Hollis, Diane Hollis, Lee Giorgio and Dr. Laura Badeaux Barbara Ballard, Vincent Palumbo and Robin Houston Tim Coulon, Cheryl Mintz and Roger Villere Laura Buchtel and Peter Robinson Allen…

Celebrating Success

Co-chair Alan Franco, Diane Franco, speaker and former mayor Ed Koch, co-chair Lynne and Dr. Michael Wasserman Brenda Brasher and Michael Weil Honorary event co-chairs William and Susan Hess Vivian Cahn, Morris Bart, Janice and Louis Stern Richard Stone, honoree…

Hold on to Your Hats

Celebrity Judge Carolyn Elder, Teresa Guzzetta, Betty Davidson and co-chair Ellen Miclette Virginia Eckholdt, Eileen Capritto, JoAnn Wisdom and Barbara Sands Louana De Matteo, Steven Putt, Michelle Schlafly and co-chair Dr. Erin O’Sullivan Fleming Sybil Naquin, Jean Rice, Barbara Ballard…

Young at Heart

Paul and Renee Masinter, Karen DeBlieux and Ash Abbott John Payne, Pat and Bob Becker and Diann Sanborn Tania Hahn, Walt Navoy and Lori Monahan Borden Barbara Pyburn, Vincent Palumbo and Betty Smith Friday, March 14, a sunny day swept…

Party Like a Rockstar

Tony Ciaccio and Donna Santiago Ernest Collins and Dawn Collins Shelley Middleberg, Allen Eskew and Aimee Smallwood Nan Galloway, co-chair Bennett Davis and Lisa Brooking Gina Andre, Luther Gray, Gwen Richardson and Melissa A. Weber Screaming fans with notepads greeted…

Revive Your Soul

Jeanette Slakey and co-chairs Machelle Payne and Coleen McLeod Bill Marks, Mary Marks, David Voelker and Bill Goldring Valerie Vaughan and Bob Brown Joey Marcotte and Doug Slakey Fred Regenstein, Susan Wormser and Brent Wood On March 8, the Legacy…

Perfect Pairings

NOWFE Wine DinnersFor oenophiles it doesn’t get much better than the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience. From May 20-24, 75 local restaurants will join forces with 175 wineries to offer up a stellar series of tastings, live auctions, seminars…

Ride the Wave

APPETIZERSGumbo of Alligator Sausage, Crawfish and Okra Gumboserved with Louisiana Pecan RiceFrog Legs “Hot Wing” Stylein an Orange Tabasco Glaze served atop Fresh Spinach Leaves and a creamy Maytag Blue Cheese Vinaigrette ENTREEGrilled Louisiana Shrimp Creolewith Yam and Pecan Risotto…

What's Hot for Mom

Each year, families across the country pause for one day, the second Sunday of May, to honor the most caring, giving women in all our lives: our moms. Mother’s Day shopping can be an arduous task (how can you sum…

Along the Avenue

Caroline Robert, George Fowler IV and fiancée Jennifer Walker at their engagement party. Barbara Motley and Amanda McBroom at Le Chat Noir. Miles and Mary Pollard at the opening of “The Treasures of Napoleon” It’s May. As we wrap up…

A Note From Bev

We are nationally known for many good things in New Orleans but the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is one that’s known internationally. We are so excited to present Art and Soul 2008, “Get Into the Act!” on this…

On the Cover

If you’ve been wondering how to get involved in your community and help the next generation in the process, here’s your chance. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and The Lupin Foundation invite you to “Get Into the Act!” at…

Molly's Memorial

The “Molly Marine” statue, located at the corner of Elk Place and Canal Street, has the distinction of being the first monument in the U.S., depicting a woman in military uniform. At her base are the words “Free a Marine…

Registry of Charitable Events

MAYMay 22008 Chase Zoo-To-DoBenefits: Audubon Nature InstituteEvent Info: Event will feature Morris Day and the Time, dishes served by New Orleans’ premier restaurants, specialty drinks and a silent auction.Time: 7:30 p.m.Location: Audubon Zoo, 6500Magazine St.Tickets: $110-$195.Contact: 861-6160 orwww.auduboninstitute.org May 3Fête…

May SNAPSHOTS

Celebrity Grand Marshal Kriss Fairbairn of WDSU-TV6, along with her husband Col. John Fortunato and son Nicholas, were part of the over 10,000 spectators and almost 500 costumed dogs that crowded the Mandeville Lakefront Sunday, February 10, to celebrate Mardi…

School Days SNAPSHOTS

Ed Melendreas, celebration co-chair Maria Melendreas, celebration co-chair Allison Talley and Chuck Talley at Jesuit High School’s Celebration 2008, where the rainforest theme carried throughout decorations, food and the sounds of Coconut Drive. Auction co-chair Chris Zazulak, patron party volunteer…

Be Choosy

Our nation has become at-risk for health-related problems and, now more than ever, taking charge of your health and fitness has become a major part of our culture. Group exercise programs and health fitness facilities are everywhere, so how do…

Pulitzer – Goldstein Wedding

Darcy Lowen Pulitzer Goldstein and Jeremy Zev Goldstein The couple’s parents: Sandra Pulitzer, Arthur Pulitzer, Eileen Goldstein and Dr. Paul Goldstein Groomsmen Ariel Schuster, Jason Lapkin, Brent Farber, Seth Levine, Gary Zoller, Sam Pulitzer and Henry Pulitzer, bride Darcy Pulitzer…

Graduation Gifts

Brenchley#2 St. Ann Drive • Mandeville • 985.727.3131Brenchley’s shoes and accessories make great gifts. This cork tote will carry all the grad’s necessities, plus more! It has inside and outside compartments for tons of storage. Visit Brenchley for the latest…

Traveling in Style

For generations, Ocean Springs, Miss., has been a favorite destination for New Orleans families seeking the sea breezes and small-town atmosphere the little town is noted for. Fortunately, Hurricane Katrina spared downtown Ocean Springs for the most part and new…

A Trip to Remember

Whether you head for the mountains or the sea, to a four-star hotel or a campground, taking a trip is a great way to shake the winter cobwebs out of your mind. Some people travel to learn more about different…

North of the Lake

Jim and Stump Henderson, Dr. Richard and Bonnie Drude Chevron sponsors Gerri Porche, Melody Meyer, Tom and Lucy Dwyer, Deidra Owen, Lane Blanchard, Mille and Ken Farmer, Randy and Gisela White and Henry Owen Chase Bank sponsors Jason Appe, Sylvia…

Honoring Guardian Angels

Front Row: Lazarus Board Members Betty Nice, Julian Doerr, and Jim Swinnen; Back Row: Lazarus Board Member Randy Trahan, Lazarus Director Eric Oleson, Lazarus Co-Founder Father Paul Desrosiers, Board Member and Vice-Chair Louis Massett and Chairman of the Board Paris…

Eye-Opening Experience

Co-chairs Mathilde Currence and Shannon Gunther, Paul Masinter and Ginger Gunlach Glenn Vesh, Nicki Candies and Johnny Lopez Patricia Krebs and co-chairs Dr. Charles Glaser and Adrienne Casbarian Bobby Talbot and Brent Wood Co-chair Katy Casbarian, Sandy Villere and Celeste…