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St. Charles Avenue May 2018

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Rockin’ in Red

The American Heart Association encourages local women to take charge of their heart health.

On the Cover

Co-Chair and Dress for Success Board Member Leigh Thorpe, Honorary Chair and Director of Marketing Saks Fifth Avenue Steven Putt, Co-Chair Lisa Irons representing Co-Presenting Sponsor Capital One, Co-Chair Stacy Melvin representing Co-Presenting Sponsor Ochsner Health System and Honorary Chair and Vice President/General Manager Saks Fifth Avenue Carolyn Elder invite you to attend Dress for Success’ […]

Bev's Note

We are so proud to present Dress for Success and their incredible fundraiser, “Suits & Salads” on our cover this month! Thanks to Co-Chair and Dress for Success Board Member Leigh Thorpe, Honorary Chair and Director of Marketing Saks Fifth Avenue Steven Putt, Co-Chair Lisa Irons Representing Co-Presenting Sponsor Capital One, Co-Chair Stacy Melvin Representing […]

Morgan's Note

May is always an interesting month: it isn’t the hottest it’s going to get, but you’ll often find yourself sweating; it’s the end of the school calendar, but doesn’t feel like it’s time to jet off on vacation; and while it starts with Jazz Fest, most of our local music talent is on tour by […]

Bike Easy

Making it easy, safe and fun

Picnic Pleasures

Family fun in the green outdoors

Mother’s Day

Whether she taught you how to tie your shoes, balance your checkbook or make the perfect sweet tea, she’s always been there. The woman you hold nearest and dearest deserves to be celebrated. This Mother’s Day, treat the most cherished female role models in your life to heartfelt gifts that reflect your admiration and their personal style.

Tantalizing Toasts

Chef Chip Flanagan of Ralph’s On the Park shares their Shrimp & Crawfish Toast

The Audacity of Soft-Shell Shrimp

And other spring favorites

Caribbean Carnival

Third annual “Bal Masqué” featured a festive Haitian and Caribbean theme, menu and music.

Ballet in Black and White

Ballet Resource And Volunteer Organization of the New Orleans Ballet Association presented a three-night gala.

Grecian Greatness

The annual “Sugarplum Ball” featured a journey to ancient Greece in support of modern technology.

Good Apples

Eight outstanding community members were honored as “Good Apples” for their commitment to social justice.

Twin Passions

The NOCCA Institute hosted a record-breaking gala to benefit the Daniel Price Memorial Fund.

Goodwill Gestures

Remembering New Orleans’ “Mission to Mexico”

Service-Driven Dining

A fundraiser for New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter supported local families.

Celebrating the Carnegie Campaign

After a lengthy competition, the LPO celebrated its opportunity to shine in NYC at Carnegie Hall.

Culture and Community

The CAC recognized artists, performers, educators and philanthropists at “SweetArts 2018.”

A Long Legacy of Giving

The 2018 JCRS gala honored Executive Director Ned Goldberg.

Beauty Fix

Navigate your way to healthier skin

Porcine Partying

A wedding that benefited “Hogs for the Cause”

Wade Watson

Founder, Pontchartrain Mushrooms

Mariah Smith

Benjamin Franklin High School

Arnold Molano

General Manager, Select Stone

Roy & Jennifer Lacoste

Owners, Blo Blow Dry Bar


Darren and Eileen Radcliff attend the New Orleans Mission’s fourth annual “Changing the Face of Homelessness” gala in December. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans and featured entertainment by Jonny Diaz and a motivational speech from Ron Hall.   Thomas and Vickie Ramagos at the “Changing the Face of Homelessness” gala. […]


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