NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Inspired by the recent Ken Burns documentary on Ernest Hemingway that aired nationally on PBS, WYES invites guests to attend its annual gala, named after the American novelist and sportsman — THE WORLDS OF HEMINGWAY PRESENTED BY OSCAR J. TOLMAS CHARITABLE TRUST on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the WYES Paulette and Frank Stewart Innovation Center for Educational Media located at 916 Navarre Ave. in New Orleans.
This year’s online auction sponsored by The Orpheum boasts more than 100 items, including amazing travel and sporting adventures — fishing in Key West, fly fishing in Jackson Hole, big game fishing in Belize, white water rafting, golfing and more. Enjoy stays at luxury resorts in Hilton Head, Sedona, Cabo. Bid on bourbon tours, wine trips, staycations and a fabulous array of home furnishings, accessories and gift certificates to local restaurants and boutiques, plus much more! A link to see the items, register and bid can be found beginning September 23rd at wyes.org/events.
WYES, the gala co-chairs and committee would like to thank our incredible sponsors and patrons. This evening benefiting WYES would not be possible without their support. Special thanks to the event’s presenting sponsor Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust. Many thanks to the gala committee and event patrons. For a complete list of sponsors, visit wyes.org.
WYES will remain in compliance with city, state and CDC recommendations.