1   Dr. Elizabeth “Terry” Fontham, National American Cancer Society president-elect; Dr. Charles Brown, St. George Medal recipient; Terry Birkhoff, associate state vice-president, Louisiana American Cancer Society; and Brad Grundmeyer, American Cancer Society Executive Leadership Council president,
gather to honor Dr. Brown for his accomplishments, which include over 20 years of volunteer service with the ACS.

2   (Starting in the middle) Travis McNabb, New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Charles Parent, Tom Drummond, and Kevin Griffin, with NOFD firemen, presenting a check from the Better Than Ezra Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing support in renewal of the structural and cultural heritage of New Orleans and Southern Louisiana.

3   Deacon Maurice Hartson, Sister Brian Rafferty, Emeril Lagasse and Goffredo Fraccaro at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside for the Chef’s Charity for Children event, benefiting St. Michael Special School.

4   Stephanie Donovan, Brenda Breck and Dianne Walet at Chef’s Charity, an event where local chefs donate time, restaurant staff members to cook at the event, food for over 1,500 people, a recipe for an event cookbook and, most importantly, enthusiasm.

5   Restaurateur John Besh, owner of Besh Steakhouse, August and Lüke, Leah Chase of Dooky Chase restaurant, and Tommy and James Wong of Trey Yuen, at the Chef’s Charity for Children event.

6   Georgia Farnet, with Irish Wolfhounds Ollie and Paddy, and April Bersin, with Gunner, also an Irish Wolfhound, at Woofstock 2008, April 6 at Bogue Falaya Park in Covington.

7   Nancy Wagner and Victoria Doskey at Woofstock, a pet health event which
featured live music, refreshments, pet examinations and vaccinations, as well as low-cost spaying, neutering and microchip tracking implantations for pets.