UNCF Walk for Education participants at the start of the “2018 Walk for Education” 5K to support local students get to and through college. This year’s race raised over $100,000 to benefit UNCF’s mission to fund scholarships for students get scholarship for 37 private historically black colleges and universities 

Mayor LaToya Cantrell stretches with the Xavier University team at UNCF’s 31st annual “Walk for Education” at Audubon Park in October 2018.

Jared Mason, Genevieve Vicini, Kayla Wilson, Jay Broadwell and Eric Sanchez attended the Made in New Orleans Foundation’s “Re•Birth Party” in October. The event raised celebrated MiNO’s new Executive Director and raised funds for their scholarship program to send New Orleans minority youth to culinary school at the International Culinary Center in New York City.

Scott Aertker, Lauren Darnell and chef Aaron Sanchez celebrated Darnell’s position as the new Executive Director of the MiNO Foundation and the group’s new branding, and benefited MiNO’s culinary program scholarship.

Local artist Paige DeBell and owner of GW Fins Gary Wollerman unveiled one of their three Little Free Libraries as part of a joint program with the NOPD. The effort is designed to forge a positive relationship between New Orleans’ youth and its police force through creating an enthusiasm for reading. 

Nicole Allison, Holley Haag, Dawn Gallo and Cindi Shields attended “You Night,” St. Tammany’s annual fashion show and celebration of life for women who beat cancer and their loved ones.

Victoria Vollentine Gilberti, Dr. Katherine Williams, Aimee Schwart and Ana DelRio at “You Night 2018.” The theme of this year’s program was Fierce Beauty Revolution, through which the 22 models/cancer survivors showcased their strength as they walked across the runway dressed as warriors. 

Abbot Justin Brown O.S.B., Archbishop Gregory Aymond and Fr. Gregory Boquet O.S.B. are pictured at Saint Joseph Seminary College’s annual fundraising gala “Deo Gratis.”

Fr. Doug Brougher with Karen and Pierre Bezou at “Deo Gratis” in October 2018. Over 700 guests attended the event, which featured food by award-winning chef John Folse, desserts from Zoe’s Bakery and a silent auction, all held on the seminary’s beautiful grounds in Covington.

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans President Dennis Lausha posed with Phyllis Taylor and University of Holy Cross President Dr. David “Buck” M. Landry after giving the keynote address at the university’s annual prayer breakfast in November.

Reagan Charleston posed with Style Board members Anne Hingle, Ashley Wheat, Brianna Thomas and Natalie Tate, plus models Jared Carroll and Ashton Wright at the grand opening of Charleston’s first retail jewelry store, located on the second floor of One Canal Place.

Neha Desai and Francis Scire of O’Connor Capital celebrated the opening of Reagan Charleston’s retail store with Canal Place General Manager Lisa Manzella in October.