New Orleans Hispanic Heritage foundation’s annual “Azúcar Ball,” themed “El Festival de las Flores” (The Festival of Flowers) promises to be a festive night of music, dancing, food and entertainment. This year the Gálvez Cup will be presented to Jenny Hamilton, New Orleans Ballet Association’s Executive Director.

NOHHF President Ileana Suquet; Co-Chairs Mullady Voelker and Mary Petikas; President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Lead Event Sponsor Pan American Life José Suquet; and NOHHF Co-Founder, VP of Sponsorships and Chairman Emeritus George Fowler invite you to join them on Saturday, December 2 at the Hyatt Regency to support NOHHF, whose main purpose is to provide an organized and directed effort in cultivating and promoting the Hispanic heritage of New Orleans and the Southern region, primarily through its scholarships program. Since 1993 the NOHHF has awarded over $600,000 and 600 high school and freshman-year college scholarships to top-notch students who attend some of the best schools in our area.

In addition to a silent auction, a raffle of a diamond and 14 karat gold estate Cartier Panther-style necklace will be held. Only 100 tickets will be sold; you can purchase yours today by visiting

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