METAIRIE, LA – More than 900 guests joined the Jefferson Chamber to party on the turf of the New Orleans Saints indoor training facility at the Black & Gold Gala on Friday, March 29th. The event, presented by Ochsner Health System and hosted by the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, was masquerade themed. The Gala featured an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres by Pigeon Caterers, more than 100 silent auction items, casino games, wine raffle, punch wall, champagne trailer, dancing and live musical entertainment by Dat Band.
Patrons also had the opportunity to take photos with the Lombardi trophy, Super Bowl XLIV ring, HD Photobooth and photobooth inside of the champagne trailer.
The evening kicked off with a VIP Party, sponsored by Rault Resources Group and Lynne Burkart, where patrons were invited to mix and mingle in a special area with lighting fixtures provided by Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union until the doors to the Gala opened to the public at 7:30 p.m.
Proceeds from the Black & Gold Gala support the Jefferson Chamber’s efforts in public policy advocacy and quality of life initiatives.
In addition to the sponsors mentioned above, the Jefferson Chamber would like to thank its Black & Gold Gala Platinum Sponsors: Adams and Reese LLP, ASI Federal Credit Union, Crescent City Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Cornerstone Chemical Company, Cort Furniture, Cox Louisiana, Delta Personnel, Entergy Louisiana, Inc., Event Producers, First Bank and Trust, Hancock Whitney, Postlethwaite & Netterville, Republic National Distributing Company, RICHARD CPAs, Southern Eagle, Zito Companies.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Five-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category. For more information about the Jefferson Chamber, visit www.jeffersonchamber.org and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.