Snap Shots

Jessica Paxton, Alexia McKinney, Pat Tucker, David Bottner, Candi Hamm, Bevann Dubuisson, Ashley Nguyen, Kate Memleb, Herbert Dubuisson, Kathy Delatte, Michelle Gonzalez, Jennifer Gardner, Parker Gardner and Chip Gardner participated in the “Big Easy, Big Heart” 5K race at Fontainebleau State Park in July.

Johnny Lonardo, John Nogueras II and David Bottner at the 2018 “Big Easy, Big Heart” race, the New Orleans Mission’s sixth annual 5K to rescue abused women and provide them shelter to reduce homelessness in New Orleans. 

Michael and Aimee Seicshnaydre posed with Ann and John Hairston at this year’s “Hancock Whitney White Linen Night” private kick-off party in August, hosted by the Contemporary Arts Center.

Chip and Jennifer Knight celebrated White Linen Night with Lisa and Darrell Mipro at the Contemporary Arts Center’s kick-off party. Guests were treated to food by Ralph Brennan, drinks by the Sazerac Company, snowballs from Imperial Woodpecker, art by YAYA students and music by Tiffany Pollack and Company 

Alison Zeringue and Catherine Karas attended Mardi Gras World for “Mom’s Night Out” in August. The sixth annual Mom’s Blog event celebrated New Orleans’ tricentennial with a fitting theme: “We Haven’t Slept Since 1718.” 

 Elizabeth Schmelling, Mary Kay Yrle, Ashley Angelico and Cathleen Randon let loose at the sixth annual “Mom’s Night Out” party. The event featured food from local vendors and music by DJ Brant Gauthreaux and the Young Pinstripe Brass Band.

Belinda Belk and Longue Vue Executive Director Maria Pote are pictured at Longue Vue House and Garden’s inaugural “ArtVue” event, a fundraiser to dedicated to supporting art and art education at Longue Vue.

Susan Hudlow, Laren Holzer, Belinda Belk, Executive Director Maria Pote and Natalie Roblin celebrate Long Vue’s first ever “ArtVue” fundraiser in August. The event was held at the Ace Hotel, which was transformed with décor inspired by Jamar Pierre’s paintings.

Patrick McKenna, Herb Blum, Amanda Mouffet, Gary Lorio and William Hoffman attended a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the Hancock Whitney Courtyard at Café Reconcile in September.

 Joann Mantis, Karen Villavaso and Sonya David are pictured at the Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association’s general meeting in September. David hosted the meeting in the Guild Home in the Garden District.  

The past presidents of the New Orleans Opera Guild are pictured at the Guild Home for a general meeting in September: (sitting) Mrs. Thomas S. Davidson, Mrs. Donald R. Rice, Mrs. Patrick Dowling and (standing) Mrs. Alvin A. Baumer Jr. Mrs. Charles L. Dupin, Dr. Erin O’Sullivan Fleming and Mrs. John J. Kelly.

Members of the Queens of the Nation Mardi Gras Indian Council posed with NAMI walk participants after second lining through Audubon Park with the Pussyfooters and the Pocket Aces Brass Band in October.