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Glade Bilby, Lucy Barnett and Gregory Holt celebrated the French Quarter Citizens’ annual fundraiser with “Jazz and Joie de Vivre” at the Orleans Ballroom in the Bourbon Orleans hotel in November 2019.

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Alvin Albe Jr. and Virginia Boulet enjoyed a night of jazz, dining and dancing at the French Quarter Citizens 2019 fundraiser. Guests were treated to a musical performance by Phillio Manuel and clarinetist Tim Laughlin, an open bar and cuisine from some of New Orleans’ top restaurants.

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Keith Frentz, Colin Shea, Danielle Fridge and John Barry won the Judges Choice Award at the “2019 Men Who Cook” fundraiser in November 2019, presented by the Brooke It Forward Foundation and Cintas. This year’s event was held on the rooftop of the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center’s parking garage in Downtown Covington and featured 23 celebrity teams, each made up of local businesses or community leaders teamed with a top chef from the New Orleans area.

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John Barry, Luke Hidalgo, Nick LaRocca and Danielle Fridge posed with the Most Money Raised Award at the seventh annual “Men Who Cook” fundraiser. This year’s event raised more than $294,000 for Hope House, an organization dedicated to providing a bridge to justice and a path to healing for local child abuse victims.

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Mary Jane Becker, Kenneth P. Carter and Rebecca T. Pennington attended the Girl Scouts Louisiana East’s annual “Juliette Gordon Low Leadership Luncheon” at the Audubon Tea Room in October 2019, which raised almost $20,000 to benefit Girl Scout programming, uniforms, event fees and camp maintenance.
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Jay and Elena Veeramony, Piper Hall, Christina Jackson, Louis Jackson, Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Jaelyn Graham, Caroline Veeramony and Tiffany Jackson shares a smile at the “Juliette Gordon Low Leadership Luncheon,” an annual fundraising event to benefit the Girl Scouts Louisiana East. The 175 guests were treated to a meal, a silent auction, a keynote presentation and a flag ceremony performed by Team Smarties from Troop 30032 and Girl Scout Troop 40150, and more.

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Paul Soniat, Alice Reese, Carol McGinity, Denise Mehurin and Lee Pitre Lynch celebrated the New Orleans Garden Society’s 100th anniversary with a “Champagne Soirée” at the Botanical Garden in City Park in November 2019. In honor of the milestone, the society donated funds for a dramatic new fountain, designed by Robin Tanner.

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Tiffany Joseph, Sydney Wilson and Founder and President Jazmine Wilson attended the launch party for Project Neaux Limits, a New Orleans-based nonprofit organization founded by Wilson that affords athletes necessary education and preparation tools.

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Project Neaux Limits Founder and President Jazmine Wilson and Board Member Cyril Grayson celebrated the launch of the nonprofit, which focuses on wellness, community and connection to meet the needs of young athletes by providing guidance through education and mentorship.

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Artist Brandan “BMike” Odums accepted the individual Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Award at the 10th annual “Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards Luncheon,” held in November 2019 at the New Orleans Racetrack & Fairgrounds. More than 180 people attended the event, which featured a keynote speech from Louisiana State Senator JP Morrell and honored individuals or organizations that go above and beyond in civic engagement.

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Florence Andre accepted the Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Award on behalf of her organization, Nola4Women at the “Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards Luncheon.” The awards are organized by the Committee for a Better New Orleans, a celebrated group that champions the voice of citizens who enable the improvements of areas that touch New Orleanians’ lives.

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Dr. Eric Simon and Dr. Cathy Lazarus posed after participating in the 18th annual “New Orleans Kidney Walk” in November 2019, which raised over $98,000 to support the programs and services of the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana.