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Sally Sutton, Thomas and Deborah Valentine and Lee Isaacson celebrated the culmination of the Contemporary Arts Center’s 2021 “SweetArts” series at the “Contemporary Arts Center’s Mid-Century Jazz Fest Soirée” in May. 


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Marian Wallis, Peter Trapolin and Cynthia Isaacson attended the “Contemporary Arts Center’s Mid-Century Jazz Fest Soirée” in May. Guests were treated to a night of food, fun and live music from The Iguanas to celebrate CAC artists and cultural leaders. 


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Lisa Mount, Joycelyn Reynolds, SweetArts Honoree MK Wegmann and Bill Fagley carried on the Contemporary Arts Center’s 36-year tradition of recognizing artistic leaders at the 2021 “SweetArts” closing party. The event also commemorated and celebrated the lives of artists Shelley Middleberg, Tucker Fitz-Hugh and Lin Emery, who recently passed away.


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Joby, Mary Lou and Lori Ochsner celebrated Ochsner Health’s fourth annual “Red Tie Affair” with a Benefactors Luncheon at the Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center in May. 


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 Anderson Baker, Ronna Corrente, Wills Hover and Donna Derokey attended Ochsner Health’s “Red Tie Affair Benefactors Luncheon” in May. In the interest of the health and safety of the community, this year’s “Red Tie Affair” encouraged community members to support the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute virtually. However, Ochsner hosted major sponsors of the event to a luncheon provided by the Brennan Restaurant Group. 


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Ochsner Health President and CEO Warner Thomas spoke to guests at the “Red Tie Affair Benefactors Luncheon” in May. This year’s fundraising event also featured a Chevy Camaro car raffle, sponsored by The Lemoine Company, to benefit the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.


Print 7Mark Romig welcomed guests to the 2021 “New Orleans Heart Ball,” an annual event held to benefit the American Heart Association, hosted virtually in June. 


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“New Orleans Heart Ball” Chair Philip Gunn tuned in to the virtual celebration in June, sponsored by Chevron and featuring live, virtual entertainment, an auction and more. 


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Dr. Frank Wilklow posed with his wife Angela and their children, Jax and Marigny, as they attended the “New Orleans Heart Ball” from their home in June. 


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On Sunday, August 8, Peyton Manning was inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame. Archie, Peyton – who was selected in his first year of eligibility – and Olivia Manning attended the ceremony in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, which capped off a weekend of festivities. 


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Stan Cowley, Maurice Pilie, Ralph Capitelli and Glenn Becnel took home the first-place title at the 15th annual “New Orleans Medical Mission Services First Bank and Trust/HydraForce, LLC Fred Mikill Memorial Golf Tournament” in April at the Lakewood Golf Club. 


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Fernando Goitta, Brent Lemoine, Scott Sterbcow and Mike Rodrigue won second place at the “NOMMS First Bank and Trust/HydraForce, LLC Fred Mikill Memorial Golf Tournament” in April. Proceeds from the tournament went towards NOMMS’ mission to “deliver medical expertise and treatment to the underprivileged population of foreign countries by providing services, treatment and supplies, and do so, with dignity and self-esteem to program recipients and participants.” 


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Kevin Morris, Jim Ray, Madison Bates and Steve Mogle celebrated their third-place win at the “NOMMS First Bank and Trust/HydraForce, LLC Fred Mikill Memorial Golf Tournament” in April, which also featured food, door prizes and a Bloody Mary bar.


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The National Council of Jewish Women President Gail Fenton Pesses, posed with presidential awardees Dana Shepard and Kathy Shepard and outgoing President Susan Hess at the NCJW’s closing event and installation reception in May.


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Loel Samuel, Carole Neff, Dana Shepard, Susan Kierr, Sue Singer and Barbara Kaplinsky are pictured at the National Council of Jewish Women’s closing event and installation reception in May.


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Carole Jacobson, Aaron, Kelly and Lauren Middleberg and Ben Middleberg enjoied a night of Crawfish Monica and other Jazz Fest treats at the Contemporary Arts Center’s culminating “SweetArts” series event in May.


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Steve and Suzanne Dumez, Jeffrey Huseman and Larry Kornman fested the night away in celebration of the end of another “SweetArts” season, presented by the Contemporary Arts Center in May.


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Gail Benson spoke at the “Red Tie Affair Benefactors Luncheon” in May, an annual fundraising event to benefit the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.


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Ochsner Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Hart posed with Ben Bordelon of Bollinger Shipyards, Charlotte Bollinger and Dr. Stephen Ramee at the “Red Tie Affair Benefactors Luncheon” to benefit the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in May. During the event, Dr. Ramee was named the first recipient of the Gayle and Tom Benson Chair in Structural Heart and Valvular Disease.


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Chef Meg Bickford of Commander’s Palace gave a cooking demonstration during the American Heart Association’s “2021 New Orleans Heart Ball” in June.


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Kelly Andrew, R. D. Quibodeaux and Rene Pastor enjoied a day of golf, lunch, dinner and Bloody Marys during the 15th annual “New Orleans Medical Mission Services First Bank and Trust/HydraForce, LLC Fred Mikill Memorial Golf Tournament” in April.


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Steve Guiccone, Event Chair Jay Vallelungo and Kevin Lukinovich shared a laugh at the 15th annual “New Orleans Medical Mission Services First Bank and Trust/HydraForce, LLC Fred Mikill Memorial Golf Tournament” in April at the Lakewood Golf Club.

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