City Social Magazine

MAY-JUN 2016

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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43 s o c i a l i Z i n G 43 At the Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response Breakfast are Baton Rouge NAI Latter & Blum team members Hartley Crockett and Jonann Stutzman, Jay Dardenne, Commissioner of the Division of Administration who served is the 2016 Champion of Change, and Latter & Blum member Lynn Daigle. Volunteers at the Shine Your Light Gala included (back) Nicole Trosclair, Amber Harrell, Mary Mullen, Lisa Johnson and (front) Hannah Goodman, Carly Miller and Allison Swetledge. These volunteers are part of a non- panhellenic, nondenominational Christian sorority at LSU - Sigma Phi Lambda, sisters for the Lord. Crowds gathered to celebrate the opening of The Russell Ybarra Home for Heroes Fundraising efforts of Russell Ybarra and Michael Berry resulted in an initial donation of $220,000. Guests prepare for the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Russell Ybarra Home for Heroes. The ribbon was cut opening the doors of the 28-bedroom res- idential facility for veterans with PTSD. Revolution Dance Company dancers Ava Momenzadeh, Ally Serigne, Cassidy Fulmer, and Sarah Guarisco with Geven (center) a West Coast Dance Explosion's faculty member in Chicago. The girls were chosen for WCDE's 1st ever Fuzion Dance Company where the girls have attended 4 WCDE's conventions/competitions all over the United States. Rhett Butler, CFRE was named Vice President of Advancement for the LSU Alumni Association. A group of both high-school and college students from Antioch Community Church in Bryan,TX, spent a week at the Cook Hotel and Conference Center during their spring break. Twenty students from Germany took up residence at The Cook Hotel for nineteen days as part of the Fulbright Scholars hosted by the Office of International Programs. The program fosters mutual understanding among nations through education and cultural exchanges. Jay Ducote and Bradley Sanchez, owner of The Salad Shop, have teamed up to create a new Shop Signature salad for the restaurant inspired by Jay's new Louisiana Molasses Mustard dressing. BREC held a dedication at BREC's Magnolia Mound to honor Mrs. Sue Turner and the Tuner Family. Benefactor Sue Turner and the Turner Family funded the majority of the $2.1 million public-private visitor center project. The ribbon was cut on the 4,100 square foot Turner Family Visitor Center that houses a gift shop, meeting and event room and a 60-seat theatre that will feature an educational film on Magnolia Mound. At a special reception at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, The Hillar C. Moore Jr., Memorial Outstanding Leadership Award was present- ed to Jim Mcllwain. The Louis D. Curet Volunteer Fundraising Award was presented posthumously to Thomas J. "T.J." Moran. Moran's son, Burke, accepted the award. The D. Jensen Holliday Memorial Community Service Award was presented to Kim and Trey Bowman. Pictured are Burke Moran, Judy Byers, Jim McIlwain, Kim and Trey Bowman.

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