Susie Hoskins is pictured at her home with Susan Couvillon in November 2018, where a patron party for the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival was held.

Tracy Cunningham, Jack Sullivan and Paul Willis attended the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Patron Party at Susie Hoskins’ home in November.


Craig and Arlene Tafaro with Pat and Henry Shane at “Pasta & Puccini,” a fundraising gala put on by the Jefferson Performing Arts Society at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans.

Jane Farber, Brenda Chetta, Connie Falati, Margaret Wagner, Sandra Hecker, Judy Burgess and Shirley Rappold attended the 23rd annual “Pasta & Puccini” gala in November 2018.

Jesse Thomas, Sheryl and Clint Smith, Walter Wright and Jackie and Antwan Harris with their baby are pictured at the 17th annual “”New Orleans Kidney Walk,” where over 1,200 participated to raise more than $95,000 to support the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana’s programs and services.

Robert Young and Nell Nolan Young attended a party held in Nell’s honor at the home of Vernon and Patricia Brinson in November 2018.


Capt. Bob Phillips, Juli Miller Hart, Juan Barona and Patricia Brinson honored Nell Nolan Young at a fundraising party held at Brinson’s home to benefit the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival.

Rising Foundations-First 72+ was presented their winning check at the 2018 Greater New Orleans Foundation Impact 100 Awards in November 2018. The nonprofit aims to break the cycle of incarceration by transforming the re-entry process. Every year, Impact 100, a GNOF women’s giving group, grants $100,000 to a local nonprofit that addresses the most pressing issues our communities face.

The Roots of Music team accepted an $11,000 check at the 2018 Impact 100 Awards. One of three runners-up, the nonprofit’s pitch was so inspiring to the women of the Greater New Orleans foundation, that each group was awarded with an additional $30,000.

Fred H. Myers, Gerald Rooks, Jim Leblanc, Lisa Romano and Vince Giardiana attended the Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana’s ceremony for the renaming of the Veterans Pavilion on Napoleon Avenue to honor Oscar J. Tolmas, a lifelong resident of New Orleans and WWII veteran.

Bill and Cindy Woessner are pictured with Brenda and Michael Moffitt at Audubon Tea Room for the Salvation Army’s annual “SOUPer Bowl Gala” in November. 

Bobby Monsted, Margo Phelps, Esmond Phelps, Peggy Monsted and Dick Meyers attended the 2018 “SOUPer Bowl Gala” at the Audubon Tea room with 200 other supporters of the Salvation Army for a reception and seated dinner.