If you’re looking for a gift for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc., pearls would be appropriate as they celebrate their 30th anniversary “Business Hall of Fame Gala.” Chair Phyllis Taylor will oversee the 6:30 p.m. reception and 7:15 p.m. dinner and awards presentation at the Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, May 16. Honorees Tom […]
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If you’re looking for a gift for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc., pearls would be appropriate as they celebrate their 30th anniversary “Business Hall of Fame Gala.” Chair Phyllis Taylor will oversee the 6:30 p.m. reception and 7:15 p.m. dinner and awards presentation at the Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, May 16.
Honorees Tom Benson (not pictured), owner and chair of the New Orleans Saints; Roy Glapion, Senior Vice President at Professional Service Industries, Inc.; Patrick J. Quinlan M.D., CEO of Ochsner Health Clinic Foundation and International Services; Mike Rodrigue, Owner of Acme Oyster House; José A. Suquet (not pictured), Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Pan American Life Insurance Group; and Dr. Norman Francis, President of Xavier University of Louisiana will be fêted because they have “embraced the spirit of entrepreneurship in our community” with a record of “outstanding entrepreneurial achievements” and “have made a very significant contribution to the success of their organization or profession” and “adhere to high moral and ethical principles” and as a “role model to others.”
JA strives to inspire and encourage the youth of New Orleans to “successfully participate in our economy through workforce development, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy” and to empower them to “their own economic success.”
For more information and to purchase tickets, call 569-8658 or visit jagno.org.
Photography by Jeffery Johnston
Special thanks to Melissa Binder, Vice President for Marketing and Development for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc.