For Immediate Release

Chocolate & Champagne: Sheriff Steve Prator as our 2017 Lily Award Honoree

6th Annual Chocolate & Champagne Affair Serves up an Indulgent Night for Disability Services

February 9, 2017

Shreveport’s finest will gather in the ballroom at DiamondJack’s Casino & Hotel on Saturday April 22, 2017 for a night of fun while helping those with disabilities. It will be an evening of decadence and indulgence as people attend the 6th annual Chocolate & Champagne affair benefitting Easterseals Louisiana. This after dinner event begins at 7:00 pm with music and dancing to the band Ambush, along with a live and silent auction. You can sample tasty chocolate delicacies along with champagne to add for the perfect combination. This year Easterseals Louisiana is honored to present the 2017 Lily Award to Sheriff Steve Prator. Sheriff Prator is very deserving of our 2017 Lily Award which recognizes those who have become a cornerstone in the community of helping others.

This event is designed to honor outstanding individuals and highlight the accomplishments of Easterseals Louisiana while raising community awareness for the mission. Proceeds from the event benefit the thousands of families who have a child or adult with disabilities in Louisiana. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana understand the urgent need that these families who have child in a wheelchair, walker or other medical necessities face in their everyday life. If you cannot attend and would like to make a donation please send to the address below.

Chair, Liz Swaine said “As a participant of Chocolate & Champagne, you can be ensured that funds received from every ticket, every table, every donation or auction package will be directly channeled into helping families living with a disability in their home”. Event co-chairs Sandy Putman and Patti Richter promise a night you will not want to miss and seating is limited so mark the date and buy your table.

Tables are on sell to this fun event, for $2,500 Premier Level Sponsor, $1,000 Sparking Champagne Level Sponsor and $800 Chocolate Level Sponsor. Individual tickets will go on sale March 1, 2017 online via PayPal or at the Easterseals Office.
Easterseals Louisiana is a non-profit whose mission it is to assist children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities achieve independence. Easterseals Louisiana served over 7,500 families last year statewide. More info at or call us at 318-221-8244.

Easterseals Louisiana
3007 Knight Street, Suite 200
Shreveport, LA 71105

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