Bodacious Bras for a Cause Brunch & Bloody Mary Mixer
9:30am - 10:30am
It’s Saturday in New Orleans and time to wake up to a Festi-Fabulous Bloody Mary.
Bodacious Bras for a Cause Brunch 10:30am - 1:00pm
The annual Bodacious Bras for a Cause Brunch included Actress, Speaker Zoe McLellan, a live art auction by Chuck Mutz, entertainment by the Rolling Elvis Jailhouse Rockers, an all day Vendor Showcase, our “Thriver” Fashion Show by Stein Mart, featuring remarkable women who are not just living life but thriving in their cancer journeys.
Proceeds, as always were shared by the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans and Breastoration, two local agencies that provide support and services for women during cancer treatment and recovery.
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo
Braised Short Rib on Garlic Mash, Vegetable Medley
Chocolate Mousse Cake topped with Whipped Cream
Heart Screams, speaker, mom, writer, & actress from NCIS: New Orleans
Zoe McLellan was born in La Jolla, California and raised in Port Orchard, Washington. Her love for performing was undeniable and in 1996 she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She is known for her roles in Dungeons and Dragons, Star Trek Voyager, JAG, Dirty Sexy Money, House, NCIS New Orleans, and Law & Order: SVU. Zoe is currently recurring on SUITS (USA network), and reaching people through her latest inspirational video series “Heart Screams with Zoe.”
When Zoe isn’t on set playing a character, she’s on stage inspiring others to listen to the screams of their hearts. You may also find her playing on the monkey bars with her four year old son, at her favorite coffee shop writing Heart Screams content, or cooking with friends and family. Zoe is passionate about long To Do lists, exploring quirky exercise classes, writing and sending handwritten letters, and impromptu dance parties at home.
Zoe’s latest projects can be found at www.heartscreamswithzoe.com.
Entertainment by The Jailhouse Rockers
The Jailhouse Rockers are inspired by Elvis, but you've never seen moves like this.
Emcee- Dino Hanson
Dino is a New Orleans native from Treme and the 9th ward. An alumni of The St. Augustine Purple Knights nation. He’s had a successful basketball career at The University of Oregon, culminating to the pros. To say Dino has lived all over the world is an understatement, but he’s quick to tell how blessed he is to be able to live out all his dreams, in radio, as an actor, and as a former basketball standout at every level & coach, all of which he is passionate about. You'll know it's Dino on air, by the smooth baritone voice and hometown vibe he offers. He credits Kelder Summers, Big Herc @ Werc & LBJ for guiding him in radio, being a great big brother, a leader and friend. Dino has been in radio for 25 years. Dino is the Asst. Program Director and on air talent from 2pm - 6pm on Sexy Saturdays and on Gospel Sundays 6am - 12pm, where he was the winner of the 2015 Viewer’s Choice Awards for Best Gospel/Inspirational Show.
Live Art Auctioneer- Chuck Mutz
Chuck Mutz has worked in the “Traditional” Auction Industry for over three decades with his family’s business – ServCorp Intl, Inc. He has worked in the Benefit Auction space since 2009 helping countless organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. This past year, he earned the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) Certification and is Louisiana’s First and Only BAS Auctioneer. His High Energy, Enthusiasm and Excitement is infectious and happily encourages donor participation. He really does put the Fun in Fundraising!