BATON ROUGE, La - The Jarvis Green Foundation's Southern Louisiana Wine Tasting Gala, which benefits disadvantaged single mothers in low income areas, 200 attendees enjoyed an elegant night for a charitable cause. Patrons were greeted by Jester Juggler as they entered into the Lod Cook Alumni Center lobby where a wide array of artwork was displayed, gourmet food, fine wines, silent auction items and Elvis statue awaited them.
In addition to swilling wines of various flavors and origins from Treasury Wine Estates stations placed throughout the venue. The live music was provided by Rat Pack Band featuring Liza Minnelli that had even All Pro running back Jamal Anderson dancing (see attached photo), comedian D'lai was the evenings MC and his performances kept everyone filled with laughter.
A former LSU tiger and current Houston Texan, Jarvis was joined by NFL players, Jamal "Dirty bird" Anderson, Atlanta Falcons, Randall Gay, New Orleans Saints, Kevin Faulk, New England Patriots, Justin Vincent Pittsburgh Steelers, teammate Brandon Harris Texans as well as others who all also played at Louisiana State University. This event also attracted celebrities from outside of the sports arena who were in attendance such as the lovely ladies Kalenna from Diddy Dirty Money and R&B Songstress Stefani Vara as well as local politicians and various top local executives.
During the event, Green acknowledged the sponsors and volunteers but most importantly touched the reason he started his foundation and why this cause means much to him and those he has touched. Thus far, the Jarvis Green Foundation has been able to help the lives of 250+ single mothers and looks forward to increasing as the years go on. Jarvis would like to thank the sponsors Clear Channel Baton Rouge radio, Treasury Wine Estates, First Millennium Construction, Walton Core Construction, Real Sports Memorabilia, Ultimat Vodka, Patron Tequila, Dennis Denicola Tiger Den Furniture, Darrell Triplet Art for their support.
Jarvis is genuinely dedicated to his foundation's cause and is preparing to launch Wine Tasting Social events at Grille 23 in Boston, MA. The money raised this year will fund grants that greatly improve the circumstances of some deserving families so check out www.jarvisgreen.com for updates.