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2018 Louisiana Legends Honorees

2018 Louisiana Legends: Thomas Chance, D-D Breaux, Sybil Morial, James Elrod, and Ted Jones

Congratulations to our 2018 Louisiana Legends Honorees!

Over 400 guests attended the 28th Annual Louisiana Legends Awards Gala presented by Friends of LPB on May 3 at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol. This year’s honorees were D-D Breaux, LSU Gymnastics Coach and 2014 & 2017 National Coach of the Year, Thomas Chance, Technology Entrepreneur, James Elrod, CEO of Willis-Knighton Health System, Ted Jones, former Chief Lobbyist for the State of Louisiana and Sybil Morial, Advocate, Author and Community Leader.

The Louisiana Legends Awards Gala and Auction is a very special annual event hosted by Friends of Louisiana Public Broadcasting. The event honors the best and brightest of Louisiana’s sons and daughters who have distinguished themselves in a variety of disciplines and have brought honor to the state.

The Legends Gala program will encore on Friday, May 25 at 8PM on LPB and air on Sunday, May 27 at 5PM on WLAE in New Orleans.

Begun in 1990, the Louisiana Legends Gala is a fundraising and public awareness project that draws support and participation from Friends across the state who appreciate the many fine instructional, educational and cultural programs LPB provides.



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Acadian Companies Bo Harris Wealth Management Friends of D-D Breaux Bubba Oustalet William J. Dore Family Archer & Ivy Frierson Christy & John Frierson Goss Wealth Management Kennedy Rice Mill Peggy and David Murphy The Mystick Krewe of Louisianians Paragon Casino Resort Susie & Art Sample Team Automotive Group University of Louisiana Lafayette


Lee & Carole Baxter Brown Eagle Nancy Breaux Charbonnet Citizens Bank & Trust Crescent City Surgical John Denison Environmental Technical Sales Faulk & Meek General Contractors Leslie Godchaux Graystone Consulting Jones Walker, LLP JPMorgan Chase Kay Kirkpatrick Connie Koury Liberty Bank Sarah Mitchell Family of Sybil Morial Janie Breaux Nasca Northwestern State University Foundation Dan & Kathy O’Leary Claude & Jodi Rives Tiger Athletic Foundation Watson, Blanche, Wilson & Posner, LLP Ann Wilkinson



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