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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

On the Scene


Visit Shreveport Bossier hosted their annual banquet, the Excellence in Hospitality Awards, at Bally’s Shreveport on Thursday, May 11. Awards to the top professional in the hospitality industry were given out, like Outstanding Event - Christmas in Roseland, Outstanding Event Venue - Eleven Events, and Outstanding Food Server - Horia Hebert. The top prize of the evening is Tourism Trailblazer of the Year, which was given to Bonné Summer of Apex Communications & Events. – Mark Crawford

Excellence in Hospitality Awards

1) Horia Hebert, Mattie Mosley

2) Cate Jeane, Katie Theriot

3) Cicely Parson, Lauren Hackett

4) Lakasia Williams, Veronica Hale

5) Stacy Brown, Shreveport Mayor Tom Arceneaux, Bonné Summers

Brandezvous Productions hosted a re-launch party on Thursday, May 4, their second anniversary. There were light hors d’oeuvres provided by several local restaurants, an open bar with signature cocktails and music by DJ Lomax. The party guests were the first to try the new summer and flagship cocktail lines now available. To order the signature cocktail kits, visit brandezvous.com. – Mark Crawford

Brandevous Productions

1) Neima DiGrazia, Katy Larsen

2) Britni Sepulvedo, Brandon Manning

3) Jada Durden, Megan Hearns

4) Marquel Sennet, Shanerkia Flemings

5) Amanda Felan, Berniece Kovac

To be included in OTS, e-mail your high-res photos to editor@318forum.com or mail to Editor at 318 Forum,1158 Texas Ave., Shreveport, LA 71101. Must include a daytime phone number. Or, contact Mary Ann Van Osdell at mavo@softdisk.com or Mark Crawford at markcrawford1@aol. com for coverage.


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