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WYES THE WORLDS OF HEMINGWAY presented by Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

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WYES Paulette and Frank Stewart Innovation Center for Educational Media

916 Navarre Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70124

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Enjoy a festive evening inspired by the American novelist, short-story writer, journalist and sportsman — Ernest Hemingway.

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WYES THE WORLDS OF HEMINGWAY GALA presented by the OSCAR J. TOLMAS CHARITABLE TRUST

Thursday, September 30, 2021

6:30pm - Patron Party

Patron - $500 |* Junior Patron - $225

8:00pm - General Admission Gala

Gala - $200 | *Junior Gala - $100

*Junior ticket, ages 21-40

WYES Paulette and Frank Stewart Innovation Center for Educational Media, 916 Navarre Avenue, New Orleans

Festive attire encouraged, but not required.

Entertainment for the evening will be THE BOOGIE MEN thanks to LCI WORKERS' COMP


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WYES Gala Co-Chairs:

Amanda and Ryan Berger

Jennifer and Fred Heebe

Lori and Bobby Savoie

Gala Committee:


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PROCEEDS BENEFIT WYES, YOUR LOCAL PBS STATION


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A MOVEABLE FEAST SPONSOR:

IBERIABANK | FIRST HORIZON

THE SUN ALSO RISES SPONSOR:

Hancock Whitney

Ochsner Health

A FAREWELL TO ARMS SPONSOR:

The Freeport McMoRan Foundation

Jones Walker

Perlis Clothing

PATRONS:

Elizabeth A. Boh

Bourgeois Bennett LLC

Joel Daste

Monique and Bob McCleskey

Pixie and Jimmy Reiss

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Guy Williams

Professional Sport Shop, Inc.


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Consider being an event sponsor! Show the community you support educational television. Gala sponsorship packages vary.

Sponsor Levels:

The Old Man and The Sea Sponsor - $15,000

For Whom the Bell Tolls Sponsor - $10,000

A Moveable Feast Sponsor - $7,500

The Sun Also Rises Sponsor - $5,000

Auction Sponsor - $4,500 (only one available)

Invitation Sponsor - $4,500 (only one available)

A Farewell to Arms Sponsor - $2,500

For additional information on becoming a sponsor of WYES THE WORLDS OF HEMINGWAY GALA presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, contact:

Jim Tapley at jtapley@wyes.org / 504.237.1668

Kerri Blache at kblache@wyes.org / 985.951.6460


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COMING SOON!

The WYES Worlds of Hemingway Gala Auction 2021

Bid on amazing travel and sporting adventures - fishing in Key West, fly fishing in Jackson Hole, big game fishing in Belize, white water rafting, golfing and more; luxury homes and resorts in Hilton Head, Sedona, Cabo, Bourbon Tours, Wine trips, Staycations and a fabulous array of home furnishings, accessories and gift certificates to local restaurants and boutiques, plus much more!

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WYES Paulette and Frank Stewart Innovation Center for Educational Media

916 Navarre Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70124

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For 64  years, WYES has worked to inform, teach, illuminate, entertain and inspire our entire community. It is the oldest public television station serving southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the 12th oldest in the nation, and the most utilized non-profit organization in our two states. For more information, call (504) 486-5511 or visit wyes.org. 

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