…to our amazing sponsors, partners, and guests for making our 2021 Games in the Gardens event such a success!

We appreciate your generosity and commitment to supporting

garden-based education at Longue Vue.


The Friends of Longue Vue are pleased to present the second annual


An outdoor fundraiser benefiting education in gardening and the natural environment

Enjoy an evening of food, fun, and philanthropy featuring croquet, boules, table tennis, chipping, hors-d’oeuvres by Hippie Kitchen, and music by the Harry Hardin Trio.

Thursday, October 21, 2021
4PM: Sponsor Preview
5-7PM: Games in the Gardens
$100/person; $75 Friends of Longue Vue member
Casual Attire; Croquet Whites Optional


Event Co-Chairs

David A. Briggs, Elizabeth M. Landis, and Selby S. Melius


Event Partners

Thibodaux Pétanque – Red Stick Croquet Club – New Orleans Table Tennis Club


Spanish Court Sponsors

AHG Services, LLC

Bayou Tree Service, Inc.

Baptist Community Ministries

Gayle & Tom Benson Charitable Foundation

Mark Brown & Stephen Brint

Diamonds Direct

Marian & Larry Gibbs

Harold’s Plants

Kabacoff Family Foundation

James & Stephanie Laborde Family Fund

Elizabeth & James Landis

Lee Ledbetter & Associates

Thomas Lemann

Christopher Dunworth McMahon

Selby & David Melius

Barbara & Biff Motley

Parkside Foundation


East Lawn Sponsors

Karen & Burt Benrud

David Briggs & Mark Romig

JoAnn Christopher & Jozsef Toth

Mary Len & Louis Costa

Lorie & Lawrence DeMarcay

Sweet & Ben Dupuy

Emeril Lagasse Foundation

Adrea Heebe & Dominic Russo

Susan & Doug Johnson

Anne Teague Landis & Cuyler Boad

Ruth & John Landis

Elizabeth & Clifton LeBlanc

Danielle & Walt Leger III

Gail & Rene Louapre

Jane & David Maher

Carol & Tom Reese

Bill & Trudy Sandefer

Shlenker Family Foundation

Angela & Eric Winder Sella

Stephanie Stokes & Dan Shea

Katherine and Billy Wade

Tennis Court Sponsors

Wayne Amedee

Linda Bjork

Clara & Frank Cerniglia

Edward Bonin & René Fransen

Martine Chaisson Gallery

Quincy & J.T. Crawford

Debbie de la Houssaye & William Lake Douglas

Suzanne & Steve Dumez

Jennifer Gardner

Melissa & Bruce Gordon

Gotcha Covered HR

Carol & John Hall

Carlie Kahn


Ann Koppel & Mark Schreiner

Lynne Uhalt Interiors

Marengo Executive Coaching


Josh Mayer & Jill Dupre

Mary Ellen & Clifford Miller

Larry Montelibano & Liv Newman

Caroline & Arthur Nead

Sandra & Arthur Pulitzer

Craig & Louise Ripley

Pamela & Robert Steeg

Kathy & David Weidner

Dustin Woehrmann & Jeff Hebert

Media Sponsors

Inside New Orleans

Renaissance Publishing


Games in the Gardens 2021 will support garden education for children and families in New Orleans, as Longue Vue enters a second century of engagement with our community. For more information about Longue Vue’s Centennial Renewal priorities, please contact Baty Landis at sblandis@longuevue.com.

Please Note: Capacity for this event will be determined based on health advisories and mandates at the time of the event. Vaccination status or recent negative COVID test may be required, depending on current conditions and mandates.