HEART OF THE PARK HAT LUNCHEON
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Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Friends of City Park and the New Orleans Town Gardeners are pleased to announce that the Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon presented by IBERIABANK/First Horizon, will take place on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, as a Garden To-go Experience. This year’s event has been thoughtfully reimagined to ensure Covid-19 safety precautions at every stage.
Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon
Presented by IBERIABANK/First Horizon
Garden To-Go Experience 
 Wednesday, April 21, 2021
New Orleans Botanical Garden
The experience will be held from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm,
at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Guests will arrive in casual chic and are welcome to don their fabulous chapeaux! Our Garden To-go experience will feature gourmet offerings packaged for take-away, refreshing cocktails, fabulous music, and surprises galore!
Each attendee will be provided a 30 -minute reservation window.
Proceeds from the Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon provide crucial resources for the management and protection of City Park’s magnificent trees, as well as community projects of the New Orleans Town Gardeners.
All 2020 sponsors and tickets will be honored on April 21st.

If you purchased a ticket or sponsorship in 2020 and would like to RSVP, please do so HERE

If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please do so HERE

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your contribution, please email us at friends@friendsofcitypark.com or by calling 504-483-9376.

SPECIAL THANKS TO 
Heart of the Park 2020 featured artist and philanthropist, Shelley Heese
36″ x 50″ | Watercolor and Gouache on paper |
$19,000
Biography
Born in New Orleans, Shelley Hesse has been exposed to a culture rich in art and imagery. Her French roots led her to Paris in her early twenties where she discovered that her true calling was to be an artist. Shelley works primarily in watercolor, gouache, pastel, pencil, and ink on fine paper.
It is these individuals and companies that have gone above and beyond. They are rooted in commitment and passion to provide crucial resources for the management and protection of City Park’s magnificent trees, as well as community projects of the New Orleans Town Gardeners. They are true leaders and need to be recognized for their devotion to our community.
All current sponsors and tickets will be honored for the rescheduled event date. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your contribution, please email us at friends@friendsofcitypark.com or by calling 504-483-9376.
Again, we thank you for your support. We look forward to sharing a wonderful lunch with you on April 21, 2021.
With gratitude,
Linda Miller
Barbara Rosenberg
Sheila Sanderford
Heart of the Park 2020 Co-Chairs 

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Friends of City Park and The New Orleans Town Gardeners, a member of The Garden Club of America, invite you to join us at the Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon presented by IBERIABANK/First Horizon.

Proceeds from the rescheduled fundraiser will benefit the management and protection of the Park’s magnificent and much celebrated live oak trees – the backbone of our historic New Orleans City Park, as well as the community projects of The New Orleans Town Gardeners.  Current support projects of the NOTG include Grow Dat Youth Farm and the Edible Schoolyard, two nutritional-centric non-profits, which educate over 3,000 of our public-school children.

2020 Chairwomen:
Linda Miller
Barbara Rosenberg
Sheila Sanderford

2020 Patron Chairmen:
Helen Butcher
Betsy Nalty

Unable to attend this year?  If you would still like to make a meaningful donation to preserving City Park’s trees and to community projects, click here to make a donation.

All ticket sales are final, there will be no exchanges or refunds.  In the event of a cancellation please regard your ticket purchase as a donation to Friends of City Park.  Payment can be made via check through the Friends of City Park office at 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124.


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2020 Committee

Penny Autenreith
Allison Bell
Louellen Berger
Linda Bjork
Elizabeth Boh
Tiffa Boutte
Ashley Bright
Patricia Brinson
Winnie Brown
Pam Bryan
Barbara Bush
Helen Butcher
Cathy Cary
Beverly Church
Ethel Clay
Elizabeth Crawford
Margo DuBos
Kathy Eastman
Sally Edrington
Catherine Freeman
Courtney Freeman
Flora French
Shane French
Ruthie Frierson
Ann Fuselier
Sara Gaines
Susan Gomila
Henri Hall
Jane Scott Hodges
Jacquie Hood
Betty Hope
Claudia Kelleher
Elizabeth Kelleher
Chrisie Kelleher
Tina Kern
Peggy Laborde
Nickie Lane
Lisa Ludwig
Mary Lupo
Ellen Manning
Robin Marrouche
Leslie McMichaels
Lily Miller
Linda Miller
Linda Monroe
Midge Morse
Marianne Mumford
Betsy Nalty Simmons
Jill Nalty
Arlene Philipson
Cathy Pierson
Pamela Pipes
Debbie Rees
Caroline Reily
Donna Riess
Elizabeth Kelleher Roberts
Barbara Rosenberg
Virginia Rowan
Pam Ryan
Sheila Sanderford
Shelby Sanderford
Laura Shields
Sidney Thornton
Jourdan Tyler
Ellie Wainer
Kim White
Virginia White
Carolyn Wogan
Kathy Zetzmann


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The New Orleans Advocate





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