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LSUA Foundation Scholarship Gala to benefit students

Released: 10/10/2011

The LSUA Foundation is pleased to invite the Central Louisiana community to support the second annual LSUA Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday evening, Nov. 5.

This year’s event will feature guest speaker John Maginnis, LA Political entertainer, and the music of Irma Thomas, Soul Queen of New Orleans. The black-tie, formal evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail hour and music by Uptown Jazz. The main event begins at 7:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner by John Ed Laborde’s Panaroma Catering and desserts by Little Cakes with Big Attitude. Dinner and entertainment will be followed by dancing to the New Orleans dance band, CHOO. Proceeds from the event support student scholarships. Last year’s event raised more than $160,000 to benefit LSUA students.

Tickets are $100 per person and table sponsorships are still available. Contact the LSUA Foundation at 318-619-2916 to purchase tickets or for more information.