Tara Madden, Jessica Graber, Betty Trachtman, Ribby Fergusson, Jenny James, Elizabeth Pearson, Amie Bond, Louise Saenz, Lesley Brown and Alisha Serement enjoyed a night of James Bond-themed fun at the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library’s fundraising event, “The Spy Who Read Me” in November 2019, which benefited the library’s 2020 Summer Fun and Reading Program.
Dixon Stetler posed with John Marc Sharpe at “The Spy Who Read Me.” The event was held at the Main Library and featured a scavenger hunt through the stacks, a silent auction, food from local vendors, a martini bar and more.
Paul J. Willis, Jack Sullivan, Dickie Brennan and Kristin Fary attended the Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival’s annual Patron Party, held in November 2019 at the home of board member Susan Hoskins. (Photo by Ride Hamilton)
Yu Jiang, April Zhang, Cindy Murchison, Janelle O’Brien and Nina Kooij enjoyed a night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music by Clive Wilson’s Jazz Trio and more at the annual Patron Party for the Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival. (Photo by Ride Hamilton)
Niki Fisk, Maureen Long and Dallon Weathers attended Upturn Arts’ seventh annual fundraiser, “Appetite for Art,” held at New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute in November 2019. This year, the Tres Doux Foundation was honored for its continued support of Upturn Art’s art therapy program and the event raised more than $63,000 to support arts education for the children of New Orleans.
Michael Zarou and Katie Witry are pictured Upturn Art’s “Appetite for Art.” Guests were treated to an evening of live music by Alexis and the Samurai, with a special performance featuring the Upturn Arts’ Youth Ensemble, mocktails crafted by Upturn Arts Students, a four-course meal with dishes by top local chefs and restaurants and an auction that included an original art piece created in collaboration with Demond Melancon, Big Chief of the Young Seminole Hunters, and Upturn students
Fr. Bert Ebben O.P., Fr. Juan Torres O.P., Michie McHardy Bissell and Fr. Tom Condon O.P. enjoyed an evening of fun and fellowship at the “Southern Dominican Gala,” a fundraising event held at Copeland Tower in November 2019. (Photo by Michael Maples)
Kevin Colomb Esq., Fr. Roberto Merced O.P. and Fr. John Dominic Sims O.P. attended the “Southern Dominican Gala,” an annual fundraising event that benefits friars in formation and those in limited service and the ministries of the Province. This year’s event featured an auction, food from local vendors, live entertainment from The Big Easy Boys and more. (Photo by Michael Maples)
Bianca Dixon, Bryn Hickey, Javonda Nix, Amy Noto, Portia Gordon, Amy Jackson, Racheal Hebert, Morgan Lamandre, Rebecca Marchiafava, Lizzy Dombrock and Alix Tarnowsky are pictured at “Champions of Change,” the Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response’s second annual fundraising gala.
Rep. Joe Marino (I-Gretna), honoree of STAR’s 2019 Legislative Champion, posed with STAR’s Legal Director Morgan Lamandre at “Champions of Change” in November 2019. This year’s event was held at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters at City Park in New Orleans and recognized the individuals and organizations that help STAR serve hundreds of survivors of sexual violence each year.
Amanda Albert and Maddie Lazar celebrated Latter & Blum Uptown and Latter & Blum Garden District’s annual “United Way Bake Sale and Auction” in November 2019, along with Bob Merrick, Chairman of the Board, far left. The team enjoyed a fun morning as they sipped mimosas and bid on sweet and savory treats, wine and artwork donated by Latter & Blum agents and vendors.
Mari Roberts and Joe Aluise helped Latter & Blum Uptown and Latter & Blum Garden District staff raise more than $15,000 for United Way during their annual “United Way Bake Sale & Auction.”