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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 29 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 29 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 29 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 29 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

My Leg, My Choice…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Lace up your sneakers for a good cause. Proceeds from the race will support… more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Soul Full Sunday…

May 31 - 31, 2015
We are thrilled to bring to Ashé, once again, an unforgettable Sunday… more

Celebrate the Wonders…

Jun 1 - 1, 2015
Dr. Antje Boetius is a Marine Biologist and Oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener… more

Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 3 - 5, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

The Victory Belles…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

June Under the Moon

Jun 5 - 5, 2015
Be a KID again and enjoy the Amusement Park! No one will want to miss this… more

Ringo Deathstarr

Jun 5 - 5, 2015
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Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 6 - 7, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

The New Orleans Hotel Collection announces prize winners of the Wounded Warrior Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New Orleans Hotel Collection announces prize winners of the Wounded Warrior Project "Big Kahuna" motorcycle race charity raffle.

NEW ORLEANS - October 16, 2012 - In a brief ceremony at the entrance to Mardi Gras World, Celeste Norris, Director of Human Resources for the New Orleans Hotel Collection awarded Mrs. Marlene Mobley, a prize certificate for a two night stay at one of the luxury boutique hotels of the New Orleans Hotel Collection. The prize was won by Marlene at a raffle to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. It was purchased at the kickoff party of the Big Kahuna New Orleans American Motorcycle Association‘s inaugural race on Thursday October 4th. The benefit party was held on the wharf at Mardi Gras World, another sponsor of the charity event.

Organized by M1 Power Sports as a part of the first national race event to be held at the new NOLA Motorsports Park, the party on the wharf to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project attracted over 400 motorcycle enthusiast guests who enjoyed the river breeze, festival foods, and good music.

The New Orleans Hotel Collection provided volunteers and prizes for the event, and is the Official Hotel Sponsor for the Big Kahuna New Orleans AMA Motorcycle Race at NOLA Motorsports Park.

Mr and Mrs Mobley are avid riders with the K Club, an enthusiasts group with over 200 members. They ride frequently in Mardi Gras Parades and other events throughout the year.

Marlene and her husband are residents of Westwego and drive a pair of Honda 1800 Gold Wing , the biggest bikes that Honda makes. The Mobley's have more than 41,000 miles on their bikes, making annual cross country treks

"We intend to return to next year's Wounded Warrior Project M1 Power Sports Big Kahuna Kick Off party at Mardi Gras World" said Marlene.

About the Wounded Warrior Project
WWP is a nonprofit nationwide organization whose goal is to honor and empower wounded warriors. It strives to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members; to help injured service members aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.

About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven fine hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Mazarin, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit the New Orleans Hotel Collection website at www.neworleanshotelcollection.com.

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