4th Annual ‘Cocktails And Blues’ Gala To Feature Gina Brown, Benefit Lake Forest Charter School

NEW ORLEANS – Lake Forest Charter School and Liberty Bank & Trust will host the 4th Annual Cocktails & Blues Gala on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the school’s new state-of-the-art facility located at 11110 Lake Forest Blvd. The Patron Party begins at 6:00 p.m. and the Gala and Silent Auction will start at 8:00 p.m. 

         The evening will raise critical dollars to assist Lake Forest Charter School in providing high quality resources and capital development that are necessary for a strong academic nationally recognized program, school reps said.

         The evening begins with a VIP cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. which includes an elegant dinner catered by Messina's Catering and the presentation of the 2016 Community Hero Award. At 8:00 p.m., the general admission gala and silent auction begins with entertainment by the legendary Gina Brown and food by Messina’s Catering.

         "Liberty Bank is proud to support the Cocktails & Blues Gala and Lake Forest Charter School again this year." said Alden J. McDonald, Jr., Liberty Bank & Trust, President and CEO. "Lake Forest Charter continues to provide quality public education to the children of New Orleans and it has become a staple in the economic development and revitalization of the New Orleans East Community."

         Lake Forest Charter School is a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School and 2009, 2016 National Title I Distinguished School Recipient that provides a nurturing environment for children from diverse backgrounds and facilitates maximum student achievement through a rigorous, accelerated academic program, which will ultimately enhance each student’s ability to become a global, contributing citizen, school reps said. The highest performing K-8 school in Orleans Parish, Lake Forest Charter delivers on its promise to its children—the promise of a strong academic foundation for life, school reps said.

         The ticket price for the VIP Patron Reception & Dinner is $150 per person. General Admission Gala & Silent Auction Tickets are $65. There are sponsorship opportunities available. 

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