You Night, which offers year-round programs to women seeking sisterhood following a cancer diagnosis, hosted the “Dreamgirls – You’ve Got The Best of Our Love” event to honor the You Night New Orleans Class of 2021.
The 24 lady Honorees were: Amy Ferguson, Arnelle Williams, Dawn Hebert, Janeen Weston-Bell, Kate Leggio, Lori Bentley, Mandy Boudwin, Quishana Irvin, Amy Storms, Ashley O’Bryan, Elaine Kimbrell, Janis Ducote, LaQuinta Washington, Lori Dean, Maria Cordero, Shanta Burns, Angenetta Sharpe, Camey Grau, Genelle Perez-Sandi, Karen Mackey, Laura Jackson, Louise Pennison, Nneka Cerf and Sherry Heller.
The night began with Red Carpet interviews with sponsors. The Fashion Show Program included models strutting the runway to the Magic of Motown music, and a two-act Playbill program beginning with You Night “Alums” presentations from several sponsors. The 2021 Class modeled three clothing collections: Formal Wear from Town and Country, Bliss Boutique and Bridal and Maiya Boutique; Contemporary Wear from Dolce Boutique, Chico’s and Maiya Boutique; and Jeans by Jean Therapy.
Faith Becnel, an American Idol Top 20 Finalist, was the musical guest of the evening and led the event blessing.
Following the show, Diagnostic Imaging Services sponsored the VIP Lounge and The Modern, Dr. Jules Walters Plastic Surgery sponsored the After Party.
An Album Pull table hosted prizes, as well as an auction featuring fabulous trips and artwork.
Walker and Shannon Dupre served as Co-Chairs. Title Sponsors were Sadeghi Center for Plastic Surgery and West Jefferson General Hospital/West Jefferson Foundation.
Event At A Glance
What: You Night New Orleans Class of 2021: “Dreamgirls – You’ve Got the Best of Our Love” benefiting You Night
When: January 14, 2022
Where: Jefferson Performing Arts Center