Gayle Benson and Rebecca Pennington, Ph.D, CFRE, attended Girl Scouts Louisiana East’s fifth annual “Juliette Gordon Low Leadership Luncheon” in October 2021 in the Audubon Tea Room. More than 200 guests attended this year’s event, raising more than $60,000 to support needs including camp experiences, uniforms, horse feed and case and the “Badge in a Box” program for troops impacted by Hurricane Ida.
Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D., Arthur Morrell, Charlotte Bollinger and Kacy Kernan are pictured at the 2021 “Juliette Gordon Low Leadership Luncheon,” held in October at the Audubon Tea Room. Reed was honored with the Four Pillars Award; Morrell was named Outstanding Man of the year; and Bollinger was named Outstanding Woman. Kernan represents United Way, which was given the title of Outstanding Organization of 2021.
Christina Watkins and the Rev. Liz Embler-Beazley celebrated the legacy of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts of America, at a luncheon held every year in her honor to recognize leaders who have made a positive impact on girls and women in the community.
Guests engaged in a rousing game of croquet at the second annual “Games in the Gardens” fundraiser to benefit Longue Vue House and Garden’s educational programming and stunning natural environment.
Attendees of the second annual “Games in the Garden” were surrounded by garden arrangements curated by Amy Graham and the beauty of Longue Vue House and Garden’s grounds, outdoor games, hors d’oeuvres by Hippie Kitchen and music by the Harry Hardin Trio while raising money to benefit the nonprofit’s educational programming.
Ivan Griffin, Michael Francis, Ann MacDonald and Ranord Darensburg enjoyed a day of food, fun and philanthropy at Longue Vue House and Garden’s second annual “Games in the Gardens” in October 2021.
Staff members of The Mardi Gras Spot posed with the overflowing boxes of diapers and supplies collected during a donation drive organized by Plush Appeal – the Mardi Gras Spot and the Junior League of New Orleans in response to Hurricane Ida.
Junior League of New Orleans President Shannon Brice, Plush Appeal Vice President Alyssa Fletchinger Higgins and JLNO President-Elect Holly Paszak stood together amid the collected donations in Plush Appeal’s storefront The Mardi Gras Spot.
JLNO Presided Shannon Brice and Plush Appeal Vice President Alyssa Fletchinger Higgins showcased donations collected during a joint drive held in response to Hurricane Ida and a national diaper and supply shortage, which resulted in nearly 3,000 diapers for JLNO to distribute.
Cory J. Howat and Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond celebrated 2021 St. John Paul II Award winners Jan and Lloyd Tate at the award reception in October. The award recognizes the generosity and Christian stewardship exhibited by a Catholic layperson or laypersons of high moral character and exemplary values, who has rendered unselfish volunteer service to the institutions and programs of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Sarah Foote, Evan Tate, Jessica Vicknair and Rachel Mulry enjoyed an intimate in-person gathering in place of the Catholic Community Foundation’s usual awards dinner. The event was coupled with a virtual Celebration of Catholic Generosity, broadcast on WLAE-TV in October 2021.
Sr. Sue Pablovich and Sr. Dorothy Trosclair attended an intimate reception for the closest friends and family of St. John Paul II Award winners Jan and Lloyd Tate at Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond’s residence.