Lauren Haydel and Andrew Ward emceed the Bridge House / Grace House 10th annual “Recycled Fashion Show” at Rock ’n’ Bowl in March, which featured unique fashion pieces made by local designers from materials they found within the organization’s thrift shops. All proceeds from the event help to fund substance use disorder treatment programs that serve over 800 New Orleanians each year.


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The King and Queen of Chateau de Notre Dame’s “No Call Ball,” Richard Maturano and Sister Denise Duplessis, celebrated Mardi Gras 2019 in February. Along with two other assisted living communities run by the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Chateau de Notre Dame throws its residents a Carnival Ball every year. Entertainment was provided by Ronald Jones and a brass band.


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King Herbert Kiff and Queen Julia Callahan celebrated Carnival at Our Lady of Wisdom’s Mardi Gras Ball in February, as part of the Archdiocese’s assisted living communities’ annual tradition. The Red Morgan Jazz Band performed for Kiff, Callahan and the rest of the residents.


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William Bergeron and Annie Gros reigned as King and Queen of Wynhoven Healthcare Center’s “On the Wings of Love” Mardi Gras Ball. The celebration was the assisted living community’s 24th of its kind and the Louisiana Kids, the Wild Opelousas Mardi Gras Indians and Tom Verret provided live entertainment.


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The Prophets of Persia’s past Queens attended their annual luncheon at the New Orleans Country Club in February. (First row) Pamela Richmond Burck, Nina Margaret Farris, Robin Marlette Burck, Katherine Michelle Bickham, Virginia Verret de Marigny Ernst, Alison Suzanne Rodriguez, Adele Helyn Michaelis Ralston and Emily Caudwell Straub; (second row) Margaret Countiss Harbison, Grace Holly Sharp Snodgrass, Louise Lyell Lampton, Dixie Tucker Madigan, Carolyn Plough Saunders, Deborah Ann Curry Reily, Helen Crosby Gibert, Mary Margaret Crosby Whealdon, Carolyn Francis Balmer, Margaret Farris Adams and Ann-Marie Heslin.


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The past Queens of Atlanteans gathered for their annual luncheon at the home of Mrs. M. Ellis Frater Jr. who reigned in 1966. (Front row) Rosemary Turner, Ellie George, Regina Soniat Talton, Talley Hodges, Reid Bergin; (second row) Anne Flower Redd, Tatine Maginnis Frater, Eleanor Williams Hohnstein, Ginger Logan Smith; (third row) Emilie Montgomery, Blathrae Gillin, Eleanor Bernard Carney, Rachael Tullis Gambel, Barkley Rafferty, Kate Gardiner Tucker; (fourth row) Lilo Simmons Ukrop, Anne McIlhenny Gardiner, Susan Wolfe Huppman, Adair Ewin Faust; (fifth row) Anne Fox Gillin, Logan Howcott, Yvette Young Semmes, Miriam Wogan Henry, Stephanie Claverie Wimett; (back row) Eileen Eshleman Stewart, Lydia Williams Buckley and Margaret Villere Wynn.


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Cancer Crusaders Co-Presidents Susie Baker and Linda Daigle posed with Ye Olde College Inn Owner Johnny Blancher Sr., and Cancer Crusaders event Chairman Jean Rice at the Ye Olde College Inn for the Cancer Crusaders’ annual fundraising event.


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David Kearney, Caroline Kearney and Kendall and Ben Hales celebrated spring’s arrival at the NOPSI Hotel for the Sybarites’ annual party in March.


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Kathy Singleton, Ben Bagert and Ann Swayze attended the Sybarites’ spring party at the NOPSI Hotel, where guests were treated to an extravagant meal and live music by BRW.


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Tom and Irene Lutkewitte enjoyed an evening at the NOPSI Hotel for the Sybarites’ spring party.


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Tom and Irene Lutkewitte enjoyed an evening at the NOPSI Hotel for the Sybarites’ spring party.  11. Richard and Anna Tompson posed with honorary couple Margo and Clancy DuBos at the Harry Tompson Center’s 2019 Gala “Harry Says Aloha!” Around 400 guests were treated to dinner from local chefs, live music by the F.A.S Trio, a raffle and live and silent auctions at the Sacred Heart of Nims Fine Arts Center.


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The Harry Tompson Center celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Sacred Heart of Nims Fine Arts Center in March. (Seated) Michelle Landry, Pierre DeGruy and Clancy DuBos posed with (standing) Wally Landry, John Litchfield, Denise DeGruy, Joy Zainey, U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey and Margo DuBos at the “Harry Says Aloha!” gala.