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Lark in the Park

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Mark your calendars for Friday, March 15th, 2019!

Join us in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Friends of City Park by attending Lark in the Park where all proceeds will benefit the revitalization of Storyland.

Honorary Chair: Bev Church, Lark 1983

The 2019 co-chairs will be made up of past Lark chair-people from over the years:

Robin Bordelon Borne, Lark 2015
Jennifer Couvillon, Lark 2003
Karen DeBlieux, Lark 2004 & 2006
Margo DuBos, Lark 2012
Andrea Frischhertz, Lark 2014
Dessa Giffin, Board President 2011/2012
Aimee Gowland, Lark 2017
Tania Hahn, Lark 2009
Juli Miller Hart, Lark 2012
Ann Heslin, Lark 2014
Mary Johnson, Lark 2004 & 2006; Board President 2013/2014
Dr. Mary Lupo, Lark 2018
Robert Lupo, Lark 2018
Peggy McCranieLark 2007 & 2008
Jackie Palumbo, Lark 2013; Board President 2015/2016
Jerry Plough, Lark 2000
Nancy Plough, Lark 2000
Emily Ostuw Shaya, Lark 2016
Annie Orillac ThibodeuxLark 2015
Leigh Morgan Thorpe, Lark 2015; Board President 2017/2018
Helen Read Young, Lark 2013
Kimberly Zibilich, Lark 2013

Dress: Cocktail Attire
Attendees must be 21+ years old to attend

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Click here for the sponsor form and details.

Please contact Jennifer Montgomery at or 504-483-9369 for more information and inquiries.

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.  A $2.00 processing fee per ticket will take place for all credit card transaction.

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VIP Party Featured Cuisine by:
Messina's Catering & Events

Acme Oyster House
Bravo! Cucina Italiana
Casa Borrega
Cool Brew Coffee
The Columns Hotel
Crescent City Brewhouse
Deanie's Seafood Restaurant
Kolache Kitchen
Lagniappe Luncheonette Catering
Langenstein’s Supermarket
Magasin Vietnamese Café
Maurice French Pasteries
Morton's The Steakhouse
New Orleans City Park Catering
NOLA Snow, Snoballs
Nothing Bundt Cakes Metairie
Quintin's Ice Cream & Sorbet
The Porch & Patio Wine & Beer Garden
Ralph's on the Park
Restaurant Rebirth
Short Stop Poboys
Swiss Confectionery Inc.
The Station Coffee Shop & Bakery
Tsunami Sushi
Velvet Cactus


Bryan Subaru

Capital One Bank

Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

Hahn Enterprises, Inc.
Hancock Whitney Bank
Jules and Clarice Moise
The New Orleans Advocate
New Orleans Magazine
The Pinckelope Foundation

Blanchard Systems Inc.
Burkart-Lacey Family
Dyna-Play, LLC
Leslie and Bill Kramer
Schrenk Ednom & Flanagan

Bourgeois Bennett, LLC
Chehardy Sherman Williams
Sally Duplantier
Energy Rental Solutions – CAT
Freeport-McMoRan Foundation
Jim Garvey – BESE Member
Pat and Elaine Gootee
Goldring Family Foundation
Constance Gray Gowland
Sue and Mike Guarisco
Inside Publications
International Coffee Corporation
Iris Floral & Event Design
Lamar Billboards
Louisiana CAT
Cathy and Mark McRae
Meyer Engineers, LTD
Nalley & Dew, APLC
Pinnacle Employment, Inc.
Renaissance Publishing
Richard’s Disposal, Inc.
Lori and Bobby Savoie
Jackie and Bruce Shreves
Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects
Donna and Will Tregre

Carol and Harold Asher
Shon and Charlie Baker
Michelle and Brian Barkemeyer
Benefit Analyst, LLC
Cuyler Boad and Anne Teague Landis
Crescent Sterling, LTD/W. Howard Thompson
Karen and Peter DeBlieux
Diabetes Management and Supplies
Lynette and Terry DuFrene
Marcie and Emeric duQuesnay
Bart and Cherise Farris
Dessa and David Giffin
Joe Giarrusso
Rick and Kathy Harris
HCA MidAmerica Division
Ann Heslin/Fabulous Fetes LLC
Denise and Bill Hoffman
ITC4 Promos
Laitram, LLC
Kate and Thomas Lalla
John Lapworth
Legier & Company, apac
Louisiana Seafood Board
Rebecca Maisel
Martin Insurance Agency
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Freda and Mark Montgomery
Plush Appeal, LLC
Sherard Fabacher & Sons Electric Co, Inc.
Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman/Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office
Tom and Kathleen Smith
Leigh Morgan Thope
Gretchen and Rodger Wheaton

Auction Donors

Alert Transportation
ALG Style
American Cancer Society, Friends of Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge
American Luxury Limousines
Anytime Fitness Freret
Austin Allen James
Basics Underneath Fine Lingerie
Bayou Oaks at City Park
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Caitlin Bella Art and Interiors
The Catahoula Hotel
The Civic
Court of Two Sisters Restaurant
Cristy Cali
Cure Co.
Delta Festival Ballet
Emeril Lagasse Foundation
Fore! Kids Foundation
Grace Yoga & Pilates
Gray Line Tours
Halley Hastings
Hour Blast Lakeview
Kendra Scott Jewelry
Krewe of Tucks
Joey and Buzzy Brown

Logan Ledford Art
Love Swimming
Luca Falcone Custom Clothiers
Mimosa Handcrafted
New Orleans Athletic Club
New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation
New Orleans Fashion Week
NOLA Couture
Nola Pilates & Xtend Barre
The Parker Barber
The Pelican Club
Plush Appeal, LLC
Ramsey’s Diamond Jewelers
The Red M Studio
Revive The Lakeview Hair Salon
Rock-n-Bowl/Ye Olde College Inn
Royal Sonesta Hotel
The Ruby Slipper Cafe
Saint Claude
St. Roch Market New Orleans
Uptown Fitness
Grill Room at The Windsor Court