The New Orleans Botanical Garden’s “Magic in the Moonlight” has become one of the most prestigious fundraisers in the city. Co-Chairs Margo DuBos and Juli Miller Hart, Inaugural Moonlighter Committee Member Brooke Levy, President of the Board Muffin Balart and Vincent Giardina representing Presenting Sponsor Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust will welcome you to this […]
Why did you set up Wink? Kim: We were working at an insurance company when our boss asked for help planning his wedding. We fell in love with event planning, but really loved the design aspect. We then started doing small parties for friends and family, and then decided to do it full time. Our […]
On Friday, October 6, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans (JAGNO) will honor its 14th class of Rising Stars at the 2017 City Stars Soirée. The celebration, presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, will take place at JA BizTown located on the City Park Campus of Delgado Community College. The 2017 JA Rising […]
Now in its 10th year, the “School House Rock Gala” supported City Year New Orleans’ mission to keep children in high-poverty urban schools on track to graduate from high school through mentorship from City Year AmeriCorps members working side by side in the classroom.
The 2017 School House Rock Star honorees were Billy Nungesser, Lieutenant Governor; Judd Jeansonne, Executive Director of Volunteer Louisiana; Michael Connolly, Terminal Manager of CXS Transportation; and Leo Denault, CEO of Entergy Corporation. The Honorable Mayor Mitch Landrieu and First Lady Cheryl Landrieu were in attendance. Peggy Mendoza, Executive Director of City Year New Orleans, served as Presenter and Speaker.
The NOCCA Jazz Band provided entertainment, made possible by Kyle Wedberg, City Year board member, alum and President/CEO of NOCCA. Approximately 400 attended the gala.
EVENT AT A GLANCE
What: “School House Rock Gala” benefiting City Year New Orleans When: Wednesday, April 26 Where: Messina’s at the Terminal / NOLA Lakefront Airport