Susan G. Komen Walk March 2014- Investing in a Cure
Our firm rallied around Kendra aka "Kennie" once we were informed that she had Stage 4 Breast Cancer. Being a working, single mother of 3 children, she was not prepared for heath complications in her busy life. However; with a positive attitude and support from family, friends, coworkers and our firm, she bravely accepted this challenge with courage and dignity. The advisors and staff provided her family with meals during her treatment. In addition, we decided to walk in the March 2014 Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure as "Team Kennie". It was an honor to be a part of her journey in beating this disease and raising money for a cure. Kennie is now Cancer Free!
Blue Ribbon Soriee'
Started in 2011, the Blue Ribbon Soriee' is an event that supports the efforts of Dr. Oliver Sartor, a world-renowned prostate cancer expert and the only medical oncologist in Louisiana specializing in advanced prostate cancer. All funds raised at the event's silent and live auction benefit Dr. Sartor's prostate cancer research at Tulane Cancer Center. We are proud to have been a part of the fund raising efforts since 2011. The Partners, advisors, and staff members have been in attendance every year, in addition to Advertising in the Program and providing Auction items.
Lakeshore Lions Club "Clays for Children" Fun Shoot
As a Member of the Lakeshore Lions Club, and Chairperson of the event for 5 years, Ricky Ferrara, through Lee, Dougherty & Ferrara, has sponsored a team each year since inception. This year, the LDF Team was comprised of Ricky and his daughter Emily Ferrara, John Moody, (Father of Operations Manager-Marla Dodds) and Ellie Dodds (daughter of Marla Dodds). Ricky and his guests have raised funds to assist the Lions Physically Challenged Children's Camp, the Eye Foundation and other worthy Lions Charities.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
There is an old saying: "You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you've walked a mile in their shoes." Our advisors did "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"…… meaning they walked a mile in women’s heels. They joined Hiller Moore III, 19th Judicial District Attorney, Judges, Attorneys and other professional men that want to take a stand against sexual violence against women. The event is sponsored by The Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response Center (STAR), a non-profit agency committed to ending sexual violence. They provide an empathetic support system and promote rape prevention education and awareness in the Baton Rouge community. We applaud our advisors for participating in and donating over $1,100.00 to assist in making Baton Rouge a safer place for women.
If you would like more information about STAR, please visit their website at www.brstar.org.