FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.