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Dear Billy and Hudson, I am going away several times during the summer and every year the same thing happens to my workout routine: It completely disappears! I don’t know how to combine my vacations with exercise. Do you have any tips? A lot of our clients tell us they pack their workout clothes with […]
Tully Anne Forrester and Paul Ernst Jordan met in the winter of 2009-’10 when they joined up with a group of mutual friends to rent a ski house in Lake Tahoe for the season. They began as friends, with Tully giving Paul advice on how to woo a girl he was pursuing at the time. […]
The “Cochon Cotillion XVI” was held on Saturday, April 14, at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World. The event celebrated The Krewe of Pork and Beads with their majesties King Bryan Batt and Queen Barbara Gaiennie. The cotillion, the “first Mardi Gras Ball of the 2013 season,” featured cuisine from many of New Orleans’ finest restaurants, […]
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Debutante Season – the time for white dresses and balls officially begins in August with announcements. However, the planning for the season occurs year-round and marks a young lady’s introduction to society. This monumental event requires the ideal gift for the always poised and ever eloquent southern lady. Whether practical or just truly special, these presents […]
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Our cover this month features “CHAIRish the Children,” the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s largest fundraiser of the year. We are thrilled to feature cover models Board President Jennifer Couvillon with co-chairs Gina McMahon and Maria Huete and Mark Boucree, Vice President of Community Development Banking for title sponsor Capital One. The museum celebrates 14 years of […]
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The Tulane A.B. Freeman School of Business held its annual “Tulane Council of Entrepreneurs Awards Gala” on Friday, April 13, at the Audubon Tea Room. The Gala was held in honor of Jerry Greenbaum (B 1962) as Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year and Jay Altman as Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
Greenbaum is chairman of CentraArchy Affiliates, a family-owned business that includes upscale restaurants, retail alcohol outlets and industrial real estate companies throughout the Southeast. Last year he opened his latest restaurant, Chophouse. Altman is co-founder and CEO of FirstLine Schools, a charter organization that seeks to create and inspire open-enrollment public schools in New Orleans. FirstLine currently operates five open-enrollment public charter schools in the city.
The Freeman School’s Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship presents the awards each year to highlight outstanding entrepreneurs in the community. The Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur of Year Award honors individuals who embody the true spirit of entrepreneurship and philanthropic generosity, while the Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes individuals dedicated to improving the community through entrepreneurial initiatives. Dean of the Freeman School Ira Solomon and executive director of the Levy-Rosenblum Institute John Elstrott presented the awards.
Event at a Glance What: “Tulane Council of Entrepreneurs Awards Gala,” benefiting the Tulane A.B. Freeman School of Business. When: Friday, April 13 Where: The Audubon Tea Room