Louisiana Public Broadcasting will air highlights from the 2013 Louisiana Legends Gala on Sunday, June 9 at 7PM on the six-channel LPB Network. It has an encore showing on Sunday, June 16 at noon.
This year’s gala honored philanthropist and arts activist O. Delton Harrison, Jr. of Shreveport; independent oil and gas producer and arts advocate C. Paul Hilliard of Lafayette; retired Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court Catherine “Kitty” Kimball from Pointe Coupee Parish, musician and educator Ellis Marsalis of New Orleans; and CenturyLink President and CEO Glen Post of Monroe.
The event, which is a fundraiser for Friends of LPB, was hosted by LPB President/CEO Beth Courtney and Friends of LPB Board Member John Denison.
Major sponsors for the event included Louisiana Healthcare Connections, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Acadian Companies, Badger Oil, Mr. & Mrs. Greg Barro, CenturyLink, Chesapeake Energy, Community Trust Bank, Harper Law Firm, Harper & Winters Strategies, Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association, Louisiana Lottery, Paragon Casino Resort, RoyOMartin and Squire Creek.
|Published: June 04, 2013
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