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Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Apr 1 - 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Apr 1 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Apr 1 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Apr 1 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Longvue House and…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Dine at the magnificent estate of Longue Vue House and Gardens while brushing… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for The Trio featuring the Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… 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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