GiveNOLA Day and the Greater New Orleans Foundation

Andy Kopplin is CEO of the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF). GNOF has sponsored GiveNOLA Day for the last four years. This annual, one-day event gives New Orleanians the opportunity to donate to the many important, non-profit organizations that serve…


Kay Favrot, Dickie Brennan and Mamie Gasperecz pose with Tennessee Williams at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival preview party in November 2017. (Photo by Ride Hamilton)    

Rabbits and Reading

STAIR hosted an intimate benefit to secure funds for reading and tutoring at no cost to families.

A Tale of Two Houses

The Hermann-Grima + Gallier "Historic Houses Society Gala" took place at two houses – to preserve two more historic houses.

Aloha to the Cure

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation hosted a tropical luau and honored 10 young professionals.

For All Those Who Serve

The National WWII Museum hosted a festive and patriotic gala in recognition of America’s military men and women.


 Jackie Elliot and Patti Muehlemann sit with Jeanne Turnipseed, Cynthia Glancy, Patti Millan, Janice Lekcert at “A Bewitching Affair,” the New Orleans Garden Society’s annual pre-Halloween fundraising gala. This year’s theme was “Spellbinding,” and the 140 guests donned their best…

Debutante Snapshots

On December 17, 2017 Mr. and Mrs. D. Conwill IV transported nearly 900 guests to Neverland via The Sugar Mill in downtown New Orleans, in celebration of their daughter Mary Elizabeth Conwill themed “Don’t grow up. It’s a Trap!” Pictured…

The J is Jazzed

“JCC Center Celebration” showcased the new facilities at the Uptown JCC and honored JCC Executive Director Leslie Fischman.

Memory in Music

MASNO’s annual gala served as a tribute to the memory of Richard Goula.

Operatic Odyssey

The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association celebrated its 75th anniversary.

Jazz in the Garden

“Fête du Jardin” recognized Patricia H. Gay for her lifetime of service to historic preservation.

Backing the Blue

More than 650 gathered to show support for New Orleans law enforcement.

Traveling with Touro

Honoring Dr. Tom Oelsner, the “Touro Infirmary Foundation” gala supported Wellness Center upgrades.

February Events

21 “Fête de Voyage,” benefiting Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 523-6530, extension 30 21 “New Orleans Take Steps,” benefiting Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, 408-2119, 23 “Une Affaire d’Avant Garde: En Blanc et Noir,” benefiting Ballet Resource And Volunteer Organization of the…

On the Cover

Co-Chairs Ann Heslin and Catherine Hales; FirstLine Schools Board President Brian Egana; Patron Co-Chair, Board Member and sponsor Capital One representative Carol Starr; and Langston Hughes Academy Leader Kamisha Gray are pictured representing “An Edible Evening,” benefiting Edible Schoolyard New…


Tara Caro, Austin Caro, Liz Lotz and Reid Caro show off their costumes at “SEALebration” at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in October. The annual thank-you party for Audubon members was fall-themed and featured close-up animal encounters, music, games…