Shelley Blair Scanlon and Greggory Casteix Harris met at the University of Alabama. Gregg lived with Shelley’s cousin, Totty Kostmayer, their freshman year and Totty introduced them, but Shelley and Gregg didn’t start dating until the spring of their sophomore year. Gregg proposed on New Year’s Eve 2010. He told his entire family beforehand, so […]
As St. Charles Avenue continues to celebrate its 15th anniversary, we are proud to present you with this year’s Activists of the Year. We hope that you will join us in honoring Mimi Robinson Bowen, Leah Chase, Dr. Norman Francis, Leslie R. Jacobs, Diana Monroe Lewis, Dr. E. Ralph Lupin, James J. Reiss Jr. and […]
Forget larger-than-life resolutions you just won’t keep. Here are 52 easy ideas (one for each week) to help make you even more beautiful in 2011. Resolution 1: Throw out your makeup sponge after every use (or at least once a week). Resolution 2: Wash your face every night before bed. Resolution 3: Floss daily. Resolution […]
What a fabulous month: There were so many events to attend and I turned 30! Turning 30 is a little scary, but I was very lucky to celebrate with close friends who hosted a joint birthday dinner for my friend Joanie Browne and me. It was really special because she’s a dear friend and because […]
Our December cover, which features some of the most incredible activists in our city, is a source of tremendous pride for our magazine! Celebrating our 15th anniversary are: Mimi Robinson Bowen, Leah Chase, Dr. Norman Francis, Leslie R. Jacobs, Diana Monroe Lewis, Dr. E. Ralph Lupin, James J. Reiss Jr. and Suzanne Walther Rusovich. Each […]
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The Lambeth House Foundation’s “On Broadway” fall gala brought record-breaking numbers to the table on October 13. Co-chaired by Kathryn Favrot Smallpage, Janet Favrot, Michele Favrot Murphy, Amy Favrot Bell, Julie Favrot Vickers and Lynn Favrot Nolan, all daughters of the late New Orleans preservationist, Tom Favrot, the gala brought 210 guests together in support of Lambeth and raised a grand total of $75,000.
The Dark Water Jazz Band entertained guests on the patio, while Philip Melancon entertained those in the parlor with a cabaret performance. Tables adorned with pumpkin and sunflower centerpieces were covered in platters of exquisitely prepared hors d’oeuvres comprised of smoked salmon, pate and deviled eggs with caviar preceded a scrumptious buffet of filet mignon, baked ham, jumbo lump crab cakes and chicken St. Charles prepared
by chef John Joffe.
Open since 1998, Lambeth House’s mission is to “provide a community for older adults with programs, services and a positive lifestyle to assure the highest level of physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and social well-being.” Proceeds earned will benefit the Lambeth House Fellowship Fund.