Kimberly Ann Milano and Paxton Legier White met through a mutual friend while out in New Orleans over the Christmas holidays. It took Paxton well over a month before he got up enough courage to call and ask Kim out on a date. They were surprised to learn that they lived just across Lee Circle from each […]
Paige Elizabeth Cohn is an incoming senior at St. Michael’s Special School where she has attended since 2004 when her family moved back from Dallas, Texas. Cohn is a member of the student council, a co-chair for the activity committee and a cheerleader for three years. She has also volunteered as a Summer Camp Counselor […]
Many markets have taken a hit from the economic recession; home renovations, however, don’t need to. With these budget-friendly products and tips from local kitchen and bath businesses, New Orleans homes can be remodeled or just touched up with the best value for the dollar. Here are some great ways to spruce up your kitchen […]
The social calendar heated up in late spring as if all the world needed to do one last dance before Memorial Day Weekend. There were graduations, reunions, pre-debutantes and birthday parties to squeeze in before travel. One could say the heat of summer doesn’t keep St. Charles Avenue types from partying, playing and philanthropic efforts.At […]
Everyone loves the Children’s Museum and we do too! “CHAIRish the Children” is coming up and you don’t want to miss all of the exciting food, music and food that co-chairs Malise Kearney and Shannon Zink have for you August 28. I want to thank all of the musicians, producers and sponsors for putting on […]
The Louisiana Children’s Museum on Julia Street has been a New Orleans staple since 1987, enriching children’s lives through education, exploration, creativity and hands-on learning. To that end, LCM holds an annual fundraiser, CHAIRish the Children, to continue its efforts in the community. The 12th annual CHAIRish event, chaired by Malise Kearney and Shannon Zink, […]
Dill smoked salmon mousse, white fish ceviche and Louisiana lacquered duck with orange coffee aloha sauce were just some of the dinner dishes paired with complementing wines at the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana’s 20th annual Celebrity Chef Gift of Life Gala.
About 250 guests enjoyed catering from local restaurants including Andrea’s Catch, Chateau du Lac, La Côte Brasserie, Maurice French Pastries, Rambla, Shula’s Steakhouse, Vincent’s Italian Cuisine and West Indies Catering.
While guests filled their stomachs, David Batiste and the Gladiators filled their ears with blues and funk rhythms throughout the night. And from music to materials, guests enjoyed more than 75 silent auction items including hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, spa packages, jewelry and handmade one-of-a-kind sculptures. Also, a live auction featured a Florida Get Away trip, a Rodrigue painting signed by Drew Brees, Saints first home game tickets and an autographed 2010 Saints football.
Board member Michael D. Williams Sr. was honored with the Julio Figueroa Award for helping the Kidney Foundation meet its mission by participation, exemplary service and outstanding leadership. Sponsors included the New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center and Angela Westbrook.
The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana is dedicated to the eradication of kidney and urological diseases and provides direct patient services, conducts public and professional health education seminars and funds research. All donations from this event will go to the Foundation for the advancement of its services and research.