Daughters of Charity Foundation of New Orleans held its seventh annual “Keeping Our Promises Gala” inside the elegant Messina’s at the Terminal at the Lakefront Airport on March 23. The Patron Party preceded the gala, which included the presentation of the Inspired Cross Awards, a live fundraiser and a silent auction.
The four individuals honored with the Inspired Cross Award were: Dr. Donald Erwin, CEO at St. Thomas Community Health Center; Dr. Robert Post, Chief Medical Officer at Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans; Dr. Sandra Robinson, pediatrician at Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans; and Dr. Gary Wiltz, CEO and Chief Health Officer at Teche Action Clinic in Franklin.
This year’s Co-Chairs were Dr. Robert and Joanne Marier. Dr. Corey Hebert and Alanah Odoms Hebert led a live auction.
Gala entertainment was provided by the Royal Essence Band.
A silent auction included artwork from notable New Orleanians, sports memorabilia and gift packages, such as a private chef dinner at Dooky Chase Restaurant, Southwest Airline tickets, a George Rodrigue Blue Dog print titled “We Art Marching Again,” signed prints by Terrance Osborne and an autographed Alvin Kamara jersey.
Event at a Glance
What: “Keeping Our Promises Gala,” benefiting Daughters of Charity Foundation of New Orleans
When: Friday, March 23
Where: Messina’s at the Terminal