Volunteers, festival goers, runners and walkers needed! Stay tuned to the CVB Lagniappe for information on how to get involved in community events and see what your colleagues are involved in. 

März 

NOLA For Life Fundraiser
March 27, 2014, 6PM - 8PM
John Tiano, Human Resources

The fundraiser will be held in the Great Hall and will support the city's comprehensive crime reduction campaign.  The CVB will purchase tickets to the event for our employees only at this time.  Depending on interest they may be extended.  Employees will have access to food, open bar, and entertainment by the Brass-A-Holics. 

Hogs for the Cause
March 28 - 29, 2014
Emily Smith, Convention Sales Assistant

Emily Smith will be a judge in all categories at the annual Hogs for the Cause fundraiser for pediatric brain cancer. This will be her third time judging the event. 


April

French Quarter Festival
April 12 - 13, 2014
Laura Russett, Director of Administration
John Tiano, Manager, Human Resources
Volunteers needed!  The CVB will be volunteering at a booth for French Quarter Festival April 12 or 13, 2014.  More details to come. 

Crescent City Classic "Run for It" Charity Team
April 19, 2014
Laura Russett, Director of Administration

Runners and walkers needed!  The CVB is registering for a "Run for It" Charity Team to run/walk the Crescent City Classic on April 19, 2014.  We will be sponsoring one of the CCC's 10 selected charities, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Staff interested in being on the CVB Team to run/walk this event should contact Laura as soon as possible!


Mai

National Tourism Week
May 5 - 9, 2014
Laura Russett, Director of Administration

Volunteers needed for National Tourism Week!  Details to be announced.


September

Scales and Ales
September 12, 2014
Emily Smith, Convention Sales Assistant
Emily Smith will serve on the Host Committee for Scales and Ales, an annual fundraiser at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. 


November

Purple Pants Party
November 15, 2014
Eliana Thompson, Convention Sales Manager
The Purple Pants Party is an annual fundraiser for the Ian G. Thompson Foundation, which aims to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer in the local community.