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Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 03, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Open Mic Night at…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for The Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich, Roland Guerin, John Gros. more

17th Annual Save Our…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is gearing up for its 17th Annual Save Our… more

Celebrate the Dog…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer at Fro Yo to benefit the LA/SPCA! Fro… more

Fulton Street’s First…

Sep 5 - 5, 2014
For the first time ever, Fulton Street venues are coming together to offer a… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Le PETIT THEATRE…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. 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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