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President and CEO NOPJF Melanie Talia, NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson and Event Chair Elizabeth Boh
The virtual “Stake Out for Justice Patron Party,” available for viewing on NOPJF.org, supported the New Orleans Police Department in its efforts to make New Orleans a safer place to live, work and visit.
Honorees were NOPJF Founders Sandy Shilstone and John Casbon. Badge of Honor Recipients were Officers Raymond Boseman Sr. and Mark Hall Sr., and Sharon Williams.
The program featured a performance of the National Anthem by Sgt. Troy Lyles of the New Orleans Police Department and an opening prayer by Rev. Deirdre Houston Magee, Associate Minister of Cummings Wilson African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and Academic Director of Municipal Training Academy, NOPD.
Auction items included artwork by Alexis Walter, a gold and diamond bracelet by Friend and Company, rose gold and diamond earrings by Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, a one-week homestay in Destin, Florida by Tom Winingder, a football autographed by Payton and Eli Manning, an autographed Saints logo football and liquor donated by Sazerac House.
Elizabeth Boh served as Event Chair. Also in attendance were Board Chair Semmes Walsley, NOPJF President and CEO Melanie Talia and NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson. Major sponsors included Shell Oil Company, Dian and Tom Winingder, Freeport-McMoRan and Stewart Capital.
The in-person Patron Party will be held in 2021 at the Garden District home of Katherine and Tony Gelderman.
➺ Event at a GlanceWhat: “Stake-In for Justice,” benefiting New Orleans Police & Justice FoundationWhen: September 17, 2020Where: Virtual
NOPJF Development Chair Darrah Schaeffer and NOPJF Board Chairman Semmes Walmsley
NOPJF Board Chairman Semmes Walmsley, GM Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Jim Cook and President and CEO NOPJF Melanie Talia
Anthem Singer Sgt. Troy Lyles, Invocation Rev. Deidre Houston Magee of Cummings Wilson AME Church
General Manager Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Jim Coo
Title Screen to begin the virtual program
Photos by Frank Aymami courtesy New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation