Annette Dowdle with Dr. Robert and Beverly Matheney at the Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse’s inaugural fundraising event, “Family Feud” at Harrah’s in January. Proceeds from the night benefitted CADA Prevention & Recovery Center’s youth prevention programs.

The ladies of Pontchartrain Links — Kiana Mitchell, Ange’lique Reed and Beverly Wright – celebrate their win at CADA’s “Family Feud” event in January. Each member of the winning team took home a Google Home Hub as a prize.

John Bendernagel, Shaun Duncan, Sybil Favrot and Paul Masinter at the St. Charles Avenue Association’s annual meeting in November at the home of Sybil and Blair Favrot.

Newly inaugurated board members Odom Heebe, James Van Horn, Billy Freiberg, Ned Bergin and Ashland Hines at the St. Charles Avenue Association’s annual meeting.

Shelby Sanderford, Henry Heaton and McKell Favrot raise money for cancer research at the first-ever Shuck Cancer block party in November. The event raised over $115,000 and was organized by the American Cancer Society Junior Executive Board — a committee of 50 young professionals and 20 “shuckers” who committed to fundraising $2,500 each.

Earl Truvia, Reginald Adams, Robert Jones, Daniel Rideau, Jerome Morgan, Wilbert Jones and Curtis Davis attend the Innocence Project New Orleans’ annual benefit, “Harvesting Hope: A Fundraiser for Freedom.” The event featured food by local chefs, entertainment by DJ Lunch $ and a live auction.

Emma Pegues, Reed Pegues Smith, Claudia, Tucker and Carter Stillwagon and Claire, Remy, Catherine and Jack Karas celebrate the Junior League of New Orleans’ seventh annual “Touch-a-Truck” fundraiser in November.

Reed Pegues Smith shows off his look at the Junior League’s “Touch-a-Truck” event at the Pontchartrain Center in November. The beloved family tradition gives an opportunity for children to connect to possible careers in construction, manufacturing, emergency response and many others, as well as raise thousands of dollars for JLNO’s charitable operations.

Jonathan Warner and Monica Robichaux handed out food at APEX Youth Center for Feed the Children’s annual holiday campaign “No Hungry Holidays,” in partnership with PepsiCo.

Kendra Scott Jewelry partnered with March of the Dimes to donate gifts to new local mothers for a “Day of Gratitude” in November to raise awareness about preterm births.

Carla Adams, Ben Haney and Nomita Joshi-Gupta attend the annual “Salvations Gala” at the Arbor Room in City Park in November to benefit the Green Project, an organization serving the greater New Orleans area for nearly 25 years working to promote a culture of creative reuse.

 Phyllis Jordan and Amanda Stone Talley at the “Salvations Gala” in City Park. The event featured a Salvage Design Competition, silent auction, a wine raffle, locally crafted food and open bar and music by Colin Davis and Night People.