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AWA Annual Dinner Meeting


The AWA Annual Dinner will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Commander's Palace.

6:00 pm - cash bar
6:30 pm - Dinner meeting begins

Keynote Speaker: Caroline Fayard - Attorney/Former Candidate for U.S. Senate

Wynne Professionalism Award recipient: Judge Mary Hotard Becnel

We will enjoy a special tasting menu:

  • Turtle Soup (a Commander’s classic spiked with sherry)
  • Commander’s Romaine Salad (hearts of romaine, Parmesan, pressed eggs, pecan smoked bacon & French bread Croutons with classic black pepper-buttermilk dressing)
  • Demi Pecan Crusted Fish (Champagne poached jumbo lump crab, spiced pecans & crushed corn sauce)
  • Demi Tournedos of Black Angus Beef (Whiskey smoked onions, roasted mushrooms, Creole smashed new potato & glace de viande)
  • Classic Crème Brulee (a rich vanilla custard with a caramelized Dixie crystal crust)
  • Soda/Iced Tea included

$70/students (student spots limited)

We will also elect 2017 Officers. The slate of officers (unopposed) is as follows:

President: Hillary Barnett Lambert
Vice President: Blair Schilling
Treasurer: Sharonda Williams
Corresponding Secretary: Kelly Barbier
Recording secretary: Megan S Peterson

The following members will be appointed by the Board as committee chairpersons for 2017 and will also serve as members of the board:

Programs – Camille Bryant
Membership – Lindsay Reeves
Public Relations/Historian – Machelle Hall
Community Outreach – Vanessa D'Souza
Food from the Bar (co-chairs) - Ashley Liuzza & Stephanie Graf Gamble

You can register through the form below.* With online registration, you will be given the option of paying online via Paypal, or you can print out an invoice to bring to the dinner, along with your payment. (Please do not mail checks to our P.O. Box.) You can also register with Linda at lgraffagnini@shergarner.com or 299-2211 by Monday, January 16, 2017 at noon.*

*The AWA is required to guarantee an attendance number and pay for all guarantees. Thus, if you do not attend the dinner, or cancel after the RSVP deadline, you are still required to pay for your reservation. The AWA regrets any inconvenience this may cause.

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.