Jarvis Green Foundation Wine Tasting Gala
Click the video for the complete story
Former LSU star and Louisiana native, Jarvis Green will host festivities at the Cook Hotel/Lod Cook Alumni Center featuring a live band, gourmet dining, fine wines, a raffle and a silent auction.
Friday evening May 27th from 7:00 -11:00 p.m., patrons will enjoy various wine pairings from Treasury Wine Estates while sampling international and southern cuisine catered by Unique Cuisine of Lod Cook Center. In addition, live music will be provided by the Rat Pack Band featuring Liza Minnelli, jokes by comedian D'lai and other performances such as X-tremetalent caricature, Elvis Statue and Jester Juggler.
Green will be joined by Comedian D'Lai, MC for the evening, along with some former LSU players and current NFL Players; Corey Webster, Bradie James, Kyle Williams, Randall Gay, Alan Faneca, Kevin Faulk, Glenn Dorsey, Tyson Jackson, former All-Pro RB Jamal Anderson, Texans 2nd rd pick Brandon Harris and other well known celebrities such Kalenna of Diddy Dirty Money, R&B songstress Stefani Vera and Jason Hewitt, Film Producer.
All proceeds go to disadvantaged single parent working mothers in the Baton Rouge area. These superwomen take on enormous responsibilities to raise and shape the lives of precious children alone. Despite each heart wrenching personal story and journey, their common key to success is not only providing for their children but despite challenges and barriers, not giving up. In an effort to help make these families' dreams a reality, the Jarvis Green Foundation hosts various events and fundraisers.
"As athletes we need to think twice about the decisions we make to
help the community. So many people invest time in helping to develop
an athlete and support that person. So the least we [athletes] can do
is give back. You paying forward is giving back what's been invested
in you." said, Jarvis Green
"I feel that Jarvis Green along with the foundation are doing a
wonderful job in helping single mothers. This was a much needed
blessing to me and my family and I appreciate anyone who can show so
much gratitude to single mothers. Words cannot express how thankful I
am for the Jarvis Green Foundation in helping my family have a more
joyful Christmas. I wish you guys nothing but success in the year
2011"- Single Mother
> Tickets can be purchased through foundation's website
> www.jarvisgreen.com/foundation <http://www.jarvisgreen.com/> and
> auction items can be viewed
> Join the conversation about @JGBayousFinest on Twitter using hashtag