Just Say YAYA 2017 Event Chairs

Evie Poitevent Sanders | Ellie Sanders | Lilla Wright Kearney

YAYA Artist Committee

Ian Jackson | Hudson Meyn | Lily Kaloustian
Hart Kelly | Hannah Lee

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Please join us for Just Say YAYA, the annual benefit that supports YAYA’s free arts and entrepreneurship training for local youth. For nearly 30 years, YAYA has provided tuition-free arts enrichment for young people in New Orleans. YAYA trains the next generation of local culture-bearers, while also offering life skills and career development to benefit creative young people on their individual paths to success.

Join us as we celebrate these young artists and their incredible work! Ticket and sponsorship details are available below.

Sponsorships and Ticket Levels:

Crescent City Superstar – $10,000

Underwrites a full year of arts and entrepreneurship training for one YAYA teen artist. Includes 30 patron tickets; name recognition on the YAYA campus; name and logo recognition on all event materials; and the opportunity to host a private glass demo at YAYA for up to 50 people and to design your own unique glass artwork (includes facility rental, staff, and materials; does not include catering).

Central City Champion – $5,000

Underwrites one semester of arts and entrepreneurship training for one YAYA teen artist. Includes 20 patron tickets; name recognition on the YAYA campus; name and logo recognition on all event materials; and the opportunity to host a private glass demo at YAYA for up to 50 people (includes facility rental and staff; does not include catering).

River/Lake Leader – $2,500

Supports one month of career development and life skills training for YAYA teen artists. Includes 15 patron tickets and recognition on all event materials.

Uptown/Downtown Darling – $1,000

Underwrites a paid internship for one YAYA artist. Includes 10 patron tickets and recognition on all event materials.

LaSalle Pal – $500

Underwrites a professional guest artist workshop with the YAYA teen artists. Includes 4 patron tickets and recognition on all event materials.

Arts Center Ambassador – $150

Includes an invitation to the patron party and auction preview from 6-7pm.

Gala Ticket – $50

 

Sponsors & Patrons

Central City Champion

Kay & Robert Kerrigan, Monteleone Family Foundation

River/Lake Leaders
Boh Brothers Centennial Fund, Shelby & Susan Russ, Paul & Stacey Schott, Pacific Gateway Concessions
Uptown/Downtown Darlings
Bev & Johnny Church, Coughlin Saunders Foundation, IBERIABANK, The Kabacoff Family Foundation, Patti & Tommy Jahncke, Peggy & Jack Laborde, Landis Construction Co., LLC, Meg Miles, Hunter Powell, Troy Scroggins, Karen & Jim Ward
LaSalle Pals
an.gle events, Patricia & Vernon Brinson, Whitney Bank, Tony & Katherine Gelderman, Susan Jones Gundlach, Lesli Harris, Jones Walker LLP, Douglas & Susan Johnson, Linda & Gordon Kolb, Jay & Sally Lapeyre, Bobby Miles, Ann & Larry Rabin, Isabel Sanders
Arts Center Ambassadors
Elizabeth Boh, Elizabeth & Peyton Bush, Vivian & Richard Cahn, Danielle & Kirk Coco, Katherine Fausset & Matthew Guma, Pamela Friedler, Mimi & Billy Groome, Glenn Gruber, John Hinds IV, Scott & Janet Howard, Jen & Rob Huntley, Paulette Hurdlik & Keith Hardie, Carole & Morton Katz, Lilla Wright Kearney, Marjorie Kraus, Beth & Hugh Lambert, Baty Landis & Lee Arnold, Rebecca Madura, Michael Mann, Sarah Martzolf, Sloane & James McGregor, Bitsy Metcalf, Brooke Miles, Sally Miles Bruns, Molly & Ivy Mouledoux, Sally & Lawrence O’Meallie, Carter & Claiborne Perrilliat, Jeanie & Claiborne Perrilliat, Evie & Lem Sanders, Katherine & Beau Raymond, Mark & Brenda Rosenbaum, Sarah & Scott Samuel, Ellie Sanders, Charlotte & Jack Sawyer, Corbett Scott, Monte Shalett & Melanie Merz, Nathalie Simon, Carol & Pierce Starr, Dana & Patrick Summerour, Jamie Toso Miner, Julie & Matt Tritschler, Henry Street Fund, Mrs. George G. Villere, Bill & Alice Wright, Carlos & Elizabeth Zervigón
Gala Committee

Glenny Beahm, Rayna Bishop, Brook Bissinger, Vivian Cahn, Danielle & Kirk Coco, Celeste Eustis, Enid Fahrenholt, Amy Farnsworth, Katherine Fausset & Matthew Guma, Katie Hardin, Alicia Higginbotham, Sarah Hillery, John Hinds, Betsy Houston, Maria Pardo Huete, Kay Kerrigan, Ashley Kostmayer, Nicole Laan, Beth Lambert, Brandy Lane, Sarah Martzolf & David Jackson, Sarah & Kelly Mayhew, Sloane & James McGregor, Bitsy Metcalf, Rachel Moring, Carter & Claiborne Perrilliat, Katherine Raymond, Sarah Samuel, Lem Sanders, Charlotte Sawyer, Anna & Wes Schaefer, Corbett Scott, Ginger Smith, Carol Starr, Meredith & Minor Strachan, Alycia & Robby Swayze, Jamie Toso Miner, Katherine Velie