Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A massive air-conditioned, carpeted tent erected by Event Rental on the Heart Hospital’s grounds housed patrons of the Heart Ball benefitting the American Heart Association. After silent and live auctions, Magnolia provided the entertainment and Abacus the cuisine. Guest of honor Ryler Mahler stole the show in his adorable tux.
Guests gathered on the rooftop of the Burdin Riehl Parking Garage for Boil & Oil, the Oil Center’s annual block party. Oil Center merchants, professionals, patrons and friends enjoyed delicious crawfish boiled to perfection by Mike Hefner. Sponsors included Cox, The Heymann Foundation, Travis Technology Center, Party Central and LGMC.
(1) Stanley and Susan Blackstone, Carolyn and Kevin Frederick (2) Elisabeth Arnold and Monte Wilson (3) Stanley Blackstone and Kevin Frederick (4) Tina Mouton with guest of honor Ryler Mahler (5) Linda Terry and Barbara Oertling (6) Prissy and David Wilson (7) Deborah Pierce, Melanie Martin, and Jay and Meg Chase (8) Barbara Olinde, Gary Delahoussaye, Julie Savoy, Bob Patterson and Liz Maier (9) Roy and Karen Wyble, and Jerry and Kay Prejean (10) Barbara Olinde with auction item dress from Park Lane (11) Brenda and Al Boudreaux (12) Julie and Robbie Bush, and Jeigh and Mark Stipe
(13) Janet Bares, Aimee Pawlowski and Laura Putnam (14) Janet Bares, Johanna Villarreal and Laura Putnam (15) Jeff Stutes, Ben Albert, Moose Savoie, Cody Whittington, Stephen Lavergne, John Fontenot, Jason Mayou and Terry Niette (16) Melanie Cunningham, Cathy Latiolais, Denise Arceneaux and Brad Rieck (17) Abigail Ransonet, Harold Schoeffler Jr. and Stacey Fabre.
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