Role Model Awards

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA
Attire: Black Tie

Join the Young Leadership Council at our 30thAnnual Role Model Awards Gala and be inspired by celebrating the achievements of this year’s class of 26 extraordinary leaders.

For 30 years, YLC has been developing the leaders of New Orleans while tackling the toughest issues facing our community. Our projects have addressed youth development, community growth, arts enrichment, education and the environment, among others. YLC’s programs have a direct and substantial impact on our community, this year alone serving over 1,500 children, providing 30,000 volunteer hours, raising and investing over $1 million in New Orleans and developing hundreds of young professionals into civic and community leaders.

General Information

Parking: We encourage guests to arrive early to allow plenty of time to park. Valet parking is available at the Hyatt for this event at a rate of $16.00. This does not include overnight parking. Street parking is also available, along with several lots on Loyola Avenue.

Patron Party and Dinner & Awards Ceremony: Please arrive at 6:00 p.m. for the Patron Party and use the elevators in the Hyatt lobby to get to the Third Floor. The Patron Party will be held in the 8 Block Restaurant on the Third Floor of the hotel. Please check in upon arrival at the restaurant.

The Dinner & Awards Ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm. Please use the escalator or elevator to reach the Celestin Ballroom on the Third Floor.

After Dinner: We encourage our guests to remain in the ballroom after the Awards Ceremony for dancing and entertainment featuring local band, (and Wednesday at the Square regulars), Big Sam’s Funky Nation!

Event Timeline

6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Patron Party

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Dinner & Awards Ceremony

9:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Entertainment featuring Big Sam’s Funky Nation