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14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
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AN EVENING WITH …

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COOLinary New…

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Entergy IMAX Theatre…

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JPAS Summer Musical…

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  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Mecha Con

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Sarah McLachlan at…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

Satchmo Summer Fest

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Come and enjoy live music with Leroy Jones & New Orleans Finest. more

The Historic New…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for  multi-platinum singer and songwriter Sarah McLaughlin. She… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

20th Anniversary…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces the annual Whitney… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Rolland Golden: An…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
Opening August 2, 2014 more

The Farm To Table…

Aug 2 - 4, 2014
The symposium will bring together the leading practitioners in the growing… more

Hotel New Orleans…

Aug 3 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Strut + Swim poolside fashion show with Fashion Week New… more

Justin Timberlake

Aug 3 - 3, 2014

National Farmers…

Aug 3 - 9, 2014

14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Get Fired Up for Kingsley House with Kermit Ruffins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Gina Jackson
Communications and Events Director                                                                                         
504-523-6221 ext. 127                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Get Fired Up for Kingsley House with Kermit Ruffins

NEW ORLEANS, LA- Kingsley House, the Young Leadership Council and Junior League of New Orleans will host "Get Fired Up for Kingsley House with Kermit Ruffins" on November 7th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Kingsley House.

The event will feature entertainment by Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers, drinks and raffle prizes. VooDoo BBQ and Grill will spend time at Ruffin's famous BBQ grill cooking some tasty treats for guests.

"This event is in its third year and we are hoping it continues to bring awareness of Kingsley House to the community," said Kingsley House Chief Development Officer Donna Paramore. "Last year more than 200 individuals came out and supported this event.-" We are hoping for a similar turn out this year."

Additional Sponsors for the event include: Coca-Cola, Conco Foods, Freeman Decorating Company, Glazer's Companies of Louisiana, McAlister's Deli, Nola Brewery, Portobello Catering, Second Line Stages, Select Brands, Inc, Southern Eagle, Waters, Parkerson and Co., LLC and Whitney Bank.

There is no ticket price for the event; however guests must bring a business card to enter and will be asked to make a donation at the door. For more information please call Gina Jackson at 504-523-6221 ext. 127 or via email at gjackson@kingsleyhouse.org.

 

About Kingsley House
Kingsley House, a United Way Community Impact Partner, nationally renowned as the oldest Settlement House in the South, has served more than half a million people since it was founded in 1896. Today, we serve nearly 7,000 people annually throughout Southeast Louisiana in a wide variety of nationally accredited and state certified capacity building programs.

About VooDoo BBQ & Grill
VooDoo BBQ & Grill opened its first location in the heart of New Orleans in 2002. Over the past 9 years, VooDoo BBQ has grown into one of the hottest fast casual franchise opportunities in the country.  VooDoo BBQ has taken one of the oldest forms of cooking known to man and added their local flair and spices to create what people now refer to as "New Orleans Style BBQ".  It is this unique approach to BBQ that has allowed VooDoo BBQ & Grill to transcend the traditional BBQ industry.  There is certainly nothing wrong with being traditional, however VooDoo BBQ & Grill just prefers to be an original!  With three company stores and nine franchise locations, VooDoo BBQ continues to grow statewide and around the Gulf Coast region.  Learn why VooDoo BBQ is consistently voted as a fan favorite, industry respected and a nationally desired BBQ franchise at http://www.voodoobbq.com/.

About Young Leadership Council (YLC)
The Young Leadership Council is a non-profit, non-partisan civic organization created to develop leadership through community projects. Through volunteer-created community projects, the YLC recruits and retains young professionals to New Orleans and has a positive impact on the quality of life in the region. The oldest, independent YPO (young professionals' organization) in the country, the YLC has raised more than $25 million to support community projects in and around the New Orleans area since 1986.

About Junior League
The Junior League of New Orleans is committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Through its educational and charitable works, the JLNO enriches the lives of so many in our area.

 

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