Date: Saturday, March 14, 2009 At 07:00 PM
The annual black-tie Sugar Plum Ball to benefit Children's Hospital,
will feature live music entertainment, food and dining from the area's
finest restaurants and a silent auction. The soiree will be held at
N.O. Public Belt Railroad Engine Terminal, 4822 Tchoupitoulas Street
from 7 to 11 p.m.
Sugarplum Ball 2009 Auction Preview
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Some of our most exciting auction items this year include:
14K gold & sterling silver bracelet with rose cut diamonds. t.w.
approximately 8 cts., donated by Friend & Company Fine Jewelers
(valued at $4,000).
Four-hour ride with 19 friends on the luxuriously refurbished City of
New Orleans railcar, donated by N.O. Public Belt Railroad. (valued as
priceless, with a min. bid of $3,000).
19th Century Italian Louis XVI walnut fašade from Venice, donated by
Wirthmore Antiques (valued at $19,500).
Three-day, two-night stay at the twelve bedroom Stewart Lodges at
Steelwood, donated by Frank B. Stewart, Jr. (valued at $6,500 with a
min. bid of $3,000).
Four Walt Disney World theme park tickets, two VIP passes to the
Greenside Chalet, and general admission for four to the golf
tournament- Dates Nov. 6-8, donated by Children?s Miracle Network
(valued at $2,500).
Two roundtrip passes good for travel between any two cities, donated
by Southwest Airlines (valued at $800).
Four tickets to the 2010 Sugar Bowl, donated by Allstate Sugar Bowl
Foundation (valued at $600).
Three-day/two-night stay in a village hotel room in Sandestin
(includes one round of golf for two and 20-minute massage for two),
donated by Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort (valued at $920).
Coral drop earrings handmade in 19k gold, donated by Elizabeth Locke
Jewels (valued at $4,400
Numerous private parties: ADGAS Backyard party, F&M Bar & Grill,
Sidelines, Monkey Room, Bounce World?
Tons of art by local artists: Jane Redmond, Raine Bedsole, Terrance
Osborne, George Rodrigue, Isabell Jocopin, Missy Sutherline, Robert
Guthrie Gallery and Michaelopoulos.
And many local weekend stays!