Lake Forest Charter School, Liberty Bank & Trust Present 5th Annual 'Cocktails And Blues' Benefit

NEW ORLEANS – Lake Forest Charter School (LFC) will host its fifth annual Cocktails & Blues Gala to raise critical dollars to assist its high quality, nationally recognized program, organizers said.

         The gala, sponsored by Liberty Bank & Trust, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal, 6001 Stars & Stripes Blvd.

         The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. for VIP Patrons with an elegant dinner catered by Messina's Catering and entertainment by T Ray the Violinist. At 8:00 p.m., the general admission Gala and silent auction begins with entertainment by DJ Captain Charles and hors d'oeuvres by Messina’s Catering. Meteorologist Kweilyn Murphy will act as Mistress of Ceremonies.

         "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 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."

         LFC is a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School and 2009, 2016 National Title I Distinguished School Recipient. LFC provides a nurturing environment for children from diverse backgrounds and facilitates maximum student achievement through a rigorous, accelerated academic program, ultimately enhancing each student’s ability to become a global, contributing citizen, school reps said. The highest performing K-8 school in Orleans Parish, LFC 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 and dinner is $150 per person. General admission Gala and silent auction tickets are $65.

         Sponsorship opportunities are available. 

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