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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

On the Scene


The 20th Annual Community Renewal Croquet Classic fundraiser featured 40 teams, with fatherand-son team Mark and Drew Hebert taking home top honors in the competitive division. The April 27 event on the LSUS campus, which also included food from Ono’s Hawaiian Grill, raised nearly $50,000. – David Westerfield

20th Annual Croquet Classic

1) Claudia and David Oliver

2) Dianne Schick and Waynette Ballengee

3) Hoyt Bain and John Dalton

4) Mack McCarter and Gloria Millender

5) Mark Hebert and Drew Hebert

Dressing the Part, a style show and brunch, was the Shreveport Little Theatre Guild fundraiser held April 13 at Margaritaville. Acts and scenes were set up and included songs from “Mary Poppins,” “Mamma Mia” and “Footloose.” Ladies’ clothing was by Worth. Program participants included the Junior and Senior Academy of SLT.

Dressing the Part

6) Lauren Zaffater, Karen Erwin, Jacob Zaffater, Carol Ferrara, Jay and Leslie Zaffater, Garic Zaffater

7) Ann Drews and Veronica Czarzasty

8) Carol Ferrara, Dr. Gerry and Peggy San Pedro, Sue Wyche

9) Hilda Holder, Sara Coleman, Nancye Allison

10) Robin Merkle and Jennifer Carter

11) Paula Prevot, Avery Prevot, Julie Zaffater

Krewe of Harambee Saada Maskara Bal 2019 was held at Horseshoe Casino Riverdome on Friday, March 1. Royalty and guests were wowed by the extravagant decor and vibrant colors. – Special to 318 Forum Krewe of Harambee

12) Jerry Welch, Dottie Bell and Candy Welch.

13) Kheysia Washington, Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, Candy Welch and Cheryl Young.

The Shreveport-Bossier Opera Guild hosted a gala and casino night event to celebrate the 70th season of the Shreveport Opera. The special event featured the theme “Casino Royale: A 0070th Secret Agent Gala,” and was hosted at The Petroleum Club in downtown Shreveport. The funds raised help support the Shreveport Opera Express (SOX), a touring group of the Shreveport Opera that conducts nearly 100 educational performances every year for over 50,000 school children in Bossier, Caddo, DeSoto and Webster parishes.

– Mark Crawford

Casino Royale Gala

1) Craig Guidry, John Frierson, Brenton Liles

2) Ryan Goodwin, Caroline Randolph

3) Loyd and Jessica Comegys, Moss and Michel Duvall

4) Larry Melancon, Lizza Balch, Hannah Daniels, Patrick Kirton

5) Matthew and Katheryn Smitherman

6) Anne and Oliver Jenkins

7) Sam Lees, Elizabeth Comegys, Frances Comegys

8) Steve and Jennifer McMenamin

An engagement party for Mary Katheryn Barefield and Arnold Chun was held on April 6 at the home of Charles and Mary Jane Lowder. The couple will marry on Dec. 7 at First Presbyterian Church in Shreveport. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Engagement Party

9) Arnold Chun, Mary Katheryn Barefi eld, Stephen and Anna Barefield

10) Charles and Mary Jane Lowder, Lisa and David Barefield

The Krewe of Sobek hosted their annual Mardi Gras Bal at the Shreveport Convention Center. The theme of this year’s ball was “Disco Nights.” Music was provided by DJ Love. – Mark Crawford

Krewe of Sobek

11) Nicole Thomas, Miranda Small

12) Karen Barnes, Sonya Medlin, Lois Peyton

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