2014 Children's Hero Awards Announced

The Children's Bureau of New Orleans will present its 2nd Annual Children's Hero Awards Friday, October 3 to celebrate seven individuals and two organizations that have shown an exemplary commitment to improving the quality of life for children in greater New Orleans.

"We are excited to honor such an impressive and deserving group in our second year as we continue to raise awareness around the mental health challenges many children in our community face," says Paulette Carter, president and CEO of the Children's Bureau.

This year's honorees include:

  • Kim Boyle, Phelps Dunbar
  • Leah Chase, Dooky Chase's Restaurant
  • Lloyd Dennis, Silverback Society
  • Judy Reese Morse, City of New Orleans
  • Mrs. Miriam Ortique and The Honorable Revius Ortique, Jr. (posthumously)
  • Greg Feirn, Louisiana Children's Medical Center
  • Fore!Kids Foundation
  • ReNEW Charter Schools

Liberty Bank has signed on as title sponsor for a second year in a row.

The event will take place from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the home of Laurie and Jeff Young at 1605 Lakeshore Drive. The night will include food and drinks, as well as live entertainment.

Tickets and sponsorships are available now. For further information or to buy tickets, contact the Children's Bureau's development office at (504) 525-2366 or email acollins@childrensbureaunola.org. Tickets will go on sale on the website soon, and more information on our honorees will also be displayed soon!