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Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon presented by First Horizon

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

New Orleans City Park and the New Orleans Town Gardeners, a member of the Garden Club of America, invite you to join us for our fabulous, sell-out daytime event, the Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon presented by First Horizon. This highly anticipated soiree, happening on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, includes big hats, lots of bubbles, and a captivating art auction. Proceeds raised from this annual event benefit the care of City Park’s historic urban forest and the community programs supported by the New Orleans Town Gardeners.





2022 Honorary Chair:
Dr. Tlaloc Selway Alférez

2022 Event Co-Chairs:
Karen Coaxum
Carmen Duncan
Boo Kallenborn
Chenier Taylor

2022 Patron Chairmen:
Barbara Bush
Beverly Church

This year as part of our initiatives, we are humbled to feature the history and work of Enrique Alférez and honor his daughter, Dr. Tlaloc Selway Alférez. The featured artwork for the event and the live auction will be an Alférez original plaster relief titled ‘Soccer Players’.

Featured Live Auction Artwork: Enrique Alférez
“Soccer Players”, circa 1998/1999
Original Plaster Relief – 36” x 24”

Event highlights include:

  • Patron Party 11:00 am | Luncheon 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Live Entertainment 
  • Delectable Lunch by City Park Catering 
  • Specialty Cocktails and Spirits
  • Experiential Stations and Mission-Driven Activities
  • Live and Silent Auction 
  • Plus so much more!

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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2022 Committee

Molly Baumer
Linda Bjork
Remy Bourque
Ashley Bright
Pamela Bryan
Raegan Buckley
Barbara Bush
Anne Lynne Charbonnet
Beverly Church
Wendy Ciolino
Ethel Clay
Karen N. Coaxum
Elena V. Countisd
Brittany Duncan
Carmen L. Duncan
Beth Favrot
Belinda Flores-Shinshillas
Lexie Flowers
Catherine Freeman
Sara Gaines
Susan Gomila
Dana Hansel
Juli Miller Hart
Jennifer Heebe
Susan Hess
Joan Jacob
Boo Kallenborn
Ann Kallenborn
Chrisie Kelleher
Elly Lane
Blanca Maldonado, MD.
Elena Mauri
Sam McAloon
Dee McCloskey
Becky McGoey
Linda Miller
Paige Morrison
Christi Nielsen
Marilyn Pointer
Caroline Reily
Elizabeth Roberts
Barbara Rosenberg
Virginia Rowan
Chenier H. Taylor
Karen Kraak Wood
Margo Dubos

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