Patrick Walsh Browne III and Joan “Joanie” Blakemore McEnery met when they were “itty bitty,” the couple recalls, growing up in grade school together at Trinity Episcopal School. They parted ways when Joanie and her family moved away to Nashville, but met again at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn. The two were friends who loved […]
New Orleans and New York have a lot more in common than being historically rich cities with amazing entertainment and musical centers. Both cities’ culture will make an appearance together to help Touro Infirmary raise funds for the Touro Infirmary Foundation. Touro Infirmary’s first major fundraising event, The Big Easy Meets The Big Apple, will […]
New Orleans summers are hot, humid and uncomfortable, so lots of folks bagged the “stay-cation” idea and headed for different climates. Gretchen and Charlie Bosworth parked themselves in a cottage in the Poconos, where the mountain air required sweaters and the corn and tomatoes were perfectly in season. Bruce Wallis and Virginia Miller took time […]
We are pleased to announce the very first fundraiser for Touro Infirmary October 10, and you don’t want to miss it! Thanks so much to our cover models Jeri Nims, Odom Heebe, Bobby Bories and Nancy Bissinger. Touro is raising funds for the Touro Infirmary Foundation. The party will be held at the Roosevelt Hotel […]
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On Friday, May 19, March of Dimes threw the limelight on a select group of young professionals when they held their annual Spotlight On Success party. More than 975 people attended the event, held at Generations Hall, wearing their finest cocktail attire. This year’s honorees were chosen by a special committee from a pool of more than 100 nominees. The final list of “30 Outstanding Single Business Professionals” included: Christie Anderson, Matt Burnell, Lauren Hotard, Shane Ward, Richard Leal, Wes Raymond, Amanda Meyers, Stephen McNair and Leilani K. Heno. Great area restaurants such at Le Meritage, Chops Bistro & Martini bar, Rock-N-Sake, The Flaming Torch, Figaro’s and Acme Oyster House served up creative dishes for patrons, who sipped on champagne and other more potent libations throughout the night. The live auction featured two exciting grand prizes: An all-inclusive party for 75 at Ernst Café Balcony Room, and the Mercedes-Benz AMD Driving Academy! The lucky winner will get behind the wheel of one of the world’s most well tuned cars on a racetrack in Lime Rock Park, Conn., and receive extensive training. An exclusive dinner reception the evening before was also included. Camille Whitworth was emcee for the night, and the Bucktown All-Stars provided the entertainment. Romaguera Photography generously donated photos of honorees, and RSVP Decorating, Inc. created the look for the evening.
Approximately $125,000 was raised from the event, with all proceeds benefitting March of Dimes’ cause of discovering the cause and finding a cure for premature birth.