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Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon presented by IBERIABANK

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

After the highly successful and innovative Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon this spring, Friends of City Park and The New Orleans Town Gardeners, a member of The Garden Club of America, invite you to join our second-year endeavor of the Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon presented by IBERIABANK.

Proceeds from the 2019 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.

2019 Chairmen:
Cathy Cary
Margo DuBos
Tina Kern

2019 Patron Chairmen:
Barbara Bush
Bev Church
Anne Milling

This year the HOP Hat Luncheon will be Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Arbor Room at Popp Fountain in City Park. Please don your creative chapeau and join us for a glass of bubbles around Popp Fountain, followed by a gourmet luncheon, and live auction. It’s an event not to miss!

Patron Party: 11am – 12pm
– Premier Parking
– Golf Cart Shuttle
– Champagne Reception, Sponsored by Moët Champagne
– Red Carpet Photos

Luncheon: 12pm – 2pm

All ticket sales are final, there will be no exchanges or refunds.  In the event of 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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2019 Committee

Carla M. Adams
Molly Baumer
Louellen Berger
Linda Bjork
Elizabeth Boh
Charlotte Bollinger
Robin Borne
Tiffa Boutte
Ashley Bright
Patricia Brinson
Pam Bryan
Barbara Bush
Vivian Cahn
Rosemonde Capomazzo
Cathy Cary
Beverly Church
Ethel Clay
Mary Clare Conwill
Edie Darragh
Margo DuBos
Carmen Duncan
Sally Edrington
Stephanie Feoli
Maxine Fox
Catherine Freeman
Sandra Freeman
Ruthie Frierson
Ann Fuselier
Sara Gaines
Alexa Georges
Dathel Georges
Susan Gomila
Morgan Packard Griffith
Henri Hall
Dana Hansel
Jennifer Heebe
Susan Hess
Mary Hines
Jane Scott Hodges
Betty Hope
Chrisia Kelleher
Claudia Kelleher
Tina Kern
Marguerite Kock
Peggy Laborde
Mary Lupo
Beverly Matheney
Meaghan Bonavita
Mary Ellen Miller
Juli Miller Hart
Caroline Milling
Anne Milling
Denise Monteleone
Midge Morse
Marianne Mumford
Betsy Nalty Simmons
Ashley Nelson
Sue Peters
Arlene Philipson
Pamela Pipes
Claudia Powell
Ann Preaus
Ann Rafferty
Caroline Reily
Elizabeth Roberts
Barbara Rosenberg
Pam Ryan
Sidney Thornton
Allison Tiller
Lynne Uhalt
Kara Van de Carr
Lynne White
Virginia White
Karen Wood

Presenting Sponsor

Majestic Oak
Latter and Blum

Mighty Oak
Kevin Clifford and Michelle Reynoir
Reily Foods

Sprightly Oak
Cathy and Rivie Cary
Goldring Family Foundation
Jones Walker
New Orleans Saints/Pelicans
Peggy and Jack Laborde

Classic Oak
Bayou Tree
Helaine Benjamin
Louellen Berger – Patricia Brinson – Olivia Manning
Mrs. Robert H. Boh
Charlotte Bollinger
Booth Bicker Fund
Ashley and Edgar Bright
Barbara Bush – Bev Church
Margo DuBos – The New Orleans Advocate
Maxine Fox and Friends
Catherine and Peter Freeman
Sandra Freeman – Linda Monroe
Friends of City Park
Gore Family Foundation
Morgan and Mike Griffith
Hancock Whitney Bank
Dana Hansel – Joey Brown
Henrietta Hall
Jennifer Heebe
JoAnn Katz – Dots Diner
Tina and Berry Kern
Dr. Mary Lupo

Linda Miller
Denise Monteleone
Mary Wheaton Morse
Marianne and Alan Mumford
Arlene and Alan Philipson
Caroline and Bo Reily
Standard Mortgage
Lynne and Hunter White
Virginia White

Media Sponsor
The New Orleans Advocate