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This beautiful event will be sure to be a night to remember filled with amazing entertainment, delicious culinary bites and spirits and a silent auction filled with amazing items and experiences, and a chance to celebrate change makers and leaders in our community!

The 2023 Inspire Higher Gala and Silent Auction 
Friday, March 17, 2023 
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. 

 Arbor Room at Popp Fountain in City Park 
12 Diagonal Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124


Free and secured parking is available at McDonogh 35 Senior High School and shuttles are available to bring guests to the Arbor Room. You may also park near the venue, and we also encourage rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft. 


Cocktail/After Five


Limited tickets are available for purchase here.
Your name will be at the check-in location for the gala, so there’s no need for a physical ticket for you and your guest(s), if applicable. 




Thanks to our wonderful sponsors!


hancock whitney

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Liberty Bank Logo



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First Student 
CMC Corporate Solutions
LA Computech
Logo Express
S&A Construction & Landscaping, LLC
Arthur J Gallagher Risk MGMT SVC
Synergy Building Solutions
Star Glass, Inc
OneWAY Enterprises, LLC


Thanks to our amazing silent auction supporters!


Audubon Institute of New Orleans
Brennan’s Restaurant Group
Birdy’s Behind the Bower
The Bower
Bonefish Grill 
Carrabba's Italian Grill
CC’s Coffee
Champagne Executive Transport
Earth Oil
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
French Truck Coffee
Goodfellas Cigars
Hubbards Mansion
Art by Jay
Kendra Scott
Love to Swim
Massage Envy
New Orleans Pelicans 
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Cooking School
Outback Steakhouse 
Parleaux Beer Lab
Serenity in the Marigny
Terrance Osborne
Wakin Bakin
Woodhouse Spa
Wright Houses NOLA
Yard Sign Designers NOLA
Yes, Yoga