The National Council of Jewish Women hosted “A Diva Cabaret Zoom Party” virtual gala on August 8 featuring the renowned theater, dance and burlesque duo Kitten N’ Lou as principal entertainment. The pair performed a medley of songs to the delight of nearly 80 patrons in attendance.
Diva Laveau Contraire served as Emcee extraordinaire with a total of three costume changes amidst singing and dancing.
Patrons were treated to champagne, chocolates and a colorful boa courtesy of Jeffrey Goldring of Sazerac Company.
The event was the brainchild of Chairman Tana Velen. Cathay Glaser and Joyce Pulitzer served as Patron Chairs. Committee members included Susan Hess, Barbara Greenberg, Barbara Kaplinsky, Susan Kierr, Kathy Shepart, Dana Shepard, Patty Barnett, Tiffany Cotlar, Phyllis Feran, Ana Gershanik, Carole Jacobson, Beverly Katz, Sara Lewis, Pam Lyles, Loel Samuel, Flo Schornstein and Hannah Udell.
Sponsors included Hancock Whitney Bank, Bill and NCJW President Susan Hess, Kabacoff Family Foundation, Latter & Blum, Inc., WVUE Fox 8, Capital One, Darryl and Louellen Berger, Henry and Karen Coaxum, Cathay and Charles Glaser, Iberia Bank, Berry Kohn, Lillian and Louis Glazer Family Foundation, Lehmann, Norman & Marcus LLC, Postlethwaite and Netterville, Joyce and Sidney Pulitzer, Pamela and Robert Steeg, Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein and Hilbert LLC, Luis Zervigon and Entergy Corporation.
➺ Event at a Glance
What: “A Diva Cabaret Zoom Party,” benefiting National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section
When: Saturday, August 8
Photos courtesy of the National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section
Rick and Ina Davis
Emcee Laveau Contraire
NCJW President Susan Hess and Bill Hess
Juan and Ana Gershanik
Some of the NCJW Patrons who enjoyed the show