Audubon Charter School To Host Annual Fundraising Soiree March 12

NEW ORLEANS – Audubon Charter School has announced that its annual fundraising Soiree is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 

         The event will be held at the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market at 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., in New Orleans. 

         The theme for the event this year is “Back on Broadway” to commemorate the lower school’s return to its newly renovated campus on Broadway Street. Organizers said the evening will feature music from a live jazz band, a performance from the Chorus Girl Project, delicious cuisine and beverages, games, dancing, and both a live and silent auction.

         Tickets are $50 per person.

         Soirée proceeds directly benefit Audubon’s unique academic programs and the more than 800 children that the school serves. Audubon Charter School, a New Orleans public school, offers dual French and Montessori curricula for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. It has been an A-rated school by the Louisiana Department of Education for many years and continues to maintain its status as one of the top five schools in the Greater New Orleans area. 

         Audubon’s mission is to foster a culturally rich and academically rigorous program using French and Montessori curricula and a comprehensive arts curriculum. The school has created an advanced learning environment driven by a curricula designed to draw highly-motivated, high-achieving students through uniquely innovative educational programs. Funds raised through the Soirée are critical to Audubon’s success and the success of its students.

         “We are excited to once again present this unique gala to the city of New Orleans and the families of Audubon Charter School,” said Lynn Spearman, Audubon’s Development Specialist. “Each year we are overwhelmed by the support of the local community for our school and our programs and this annual fundraising event is no exception. We are very much looking forward to celebrating another great year of successes at Audubon while raising funds to continue these successes in the future at the Soiree.”

         Sponsors include The O’Connor Insurance Group, Alvarez+Basik Design Group, bHimel Catering, and Safeguard Printing.

         Notable auction items include a private dinner for eight in the winner’s home prepared by Master French Chef Rene Bajeux of Palace Café, a private wine tasting for twelve by Pearl Wine Company, two floor seats to a Pelicans game, two tickets to a Saints game, a two night stay in a private Bay St. Louis cottage, and a private dinner for eight prepared by bHimel catering.

         Sponsorship opportunities and tickets for the event are still available and can be purchased here.



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