On Nov. 12, the New Orleans Jewish community will be “Swingin’ on a Star” to benefit Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans, New Orleans Jewish Community Center and Tulane Hillel.
The gala event features entertainment by The Yat Pack, New Orleans-based band offering Swing Era music with Las Vegas flair. There will be a silent auction and live sports and entertainment auction, hosted by Lee Zurik of WVUE-8.
The live auction includes a Rodrigue print, “We Are Marching Again,” signed by Sean Payton and Drew Brees; a week at a four-bedroom home in the Colorado mountains; and a New Orleans weekend including two nights at the Roosevelt, dinner at August and Domenica restaurants and lunch at Luke.
The Silent Auction features specialty items donated by local restaurants, boutiques, jewelers, spas, hotels, and more. Hundreds of items are available at a variety of price points. The silent auction showcases gift certificates from a wide variety of restaurants including Commander’s Palace, Clancy’s, Galatoire’s Restaurant, Gautreau’s, Patois, café b, Kyoto and much more.
The auctions include JazzFest passes, original artwork and a spot on a Mardi Gras parade float.
Absentee bidding will be available on the event website until the day of the event.
A raffle, at $100 per ticket, will be for two spots on the April 2012 JFS mission to Cuba.
The 7:30 p.m. event will be at City Park’s newest venue, the Arbor Room at Popp Fountain. For more information on tickets and auction bidding, go to www.swinginonastar.org.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Swingin' On A Star benefits NOLA agencies
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