Park Supporters - New Orleans City Park

Park Supporters

Thank you to the community of individuals, foundations, and businesses united by a determination to play a key role in supporting the Conservancy’s mission through the Oak Tree Circle to preserve and improve City Park spaces for recreational, educational, cultural and beautification purposes.

$100,000 AND ABOVE

The Azby Fundº


$50,000 – $99,000

Marla Garvey**°
The Helis Foundation° 
Keller Family Foundation 
Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust°


$20,000 – $49,999

Cobb and Helen Barksdale  
Coca-Cola Unitedº
Vivian and Richard Cahn*°  
Eugenie & Joseph Jones Foundation°
Garden Study Club of New Orleans°
Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co.  
Selley Foundation Fund


$15,000 – $19,999

Anne Abbott°  
Lynne Burkart and Cathy Lacey° 
David B. Workman Fund °


$10,000 – $14,999

John and Mary Burke°  
The Ehrhardt Group  
Larry and JoAnn Katz*°
Louise H. Moffett Family Foundation°  
Caroline and Bo Reily° 
David and Barbara Waller*°


$5,000 – $9,999

J. Patrick Beauchamp  
J. Storey and Anne Lynne Charbonnet*  
Joel and Katie Derby  
Andrew Dunn  
Sally T. Duplantier∗° 
Steve and Ellen Frischhertz
Jeffrey and Andrea Huseman  
Robert and Madeleine Leithman 
John Pope°
Donna Rosen  
Bruce and Jackie Shreves** 


$2,500 – $4,999

Harry and Mary Ann Barkerding 
Nigel Campbell and Laura Finn  
Laura and Philip Claverie**° 
Jennifer and Timothy Connolly°
Peter and Karen DeBlieux*  
Marc and Bridget Ehrhardt  
Todd and Coco Johnson°
Richard and Patricia Kirschman°  
David Kurtz °
Luther & Zita Templeman Foundation  
Moyse Family Foundation°
James Napper  
Jeffery and Elisabeth Poole  
Diane and Mark Schleifstein 
Shlenker Family Foundation°  
Michael and Aimee Siegel  
Liz and Poco Sloss*°


$1,000 – $2,499

Jenny Adams
Rhonda Ardoin
Harold and Carol Asher
Ellen and Mac Ball
Jan and Anthony Barnes
Bob and Pat Becker°
Virginia Besthoff°
Walda Besthoff
The Booth-Bricker Fund°
Bruce and Lizabeth Boulware
Robert and Peggy Bruce
Brenda Buras-Elsen
Burkedale Foundation°
Cheryl and Lee Cabes
Ken and Stephanie Carroll
Clark and Lisa Charbonnet°
Craig and Sherry Cheramie
Matthew Cheney
Conner Alexander Berthelot Family Fund
Steven and A.D. Cosse
Linda Cross°
Frank and Cappy Culicchia
Rhonda Deen and Christopher Willard
William and Susan Dill
Daniel Dreher and Bhavna Mistry
Terry and Lynette Dufrene
Stephen and Amy Farnsworth
Bart and Cherise Farris
Ann Fishman
Gus and Carlotta Fritchie
Cyd and Ashley Geary
Elaine and Patrick Gootee
Kevin Gootee
George and Marcia Gsell
Alan and Dee Heintzen**
Susan and Bill Hess**°
Christopher Hevezi and Maria Kanellos°
Keith Hemel
Angela and Lee Henderson
Cody and Makenzie Hill
Mark and Katherine Holcomb
Andrew and Rebecca Kelly
Shirley Kirkconnell and Richard Adams
Mary Kock°
James Kock, III and Marguerite Kock°
Missy Lacroix and Gary Hemphill
Lake Vista Woman’s Club
Lou Lane
James and Sally Lapeyre°
Andrew and Cathy Larimer
Beth and Austin Lavin
Mittie and Bill LeCorgne**
Dorothea Levenhagen
Frank and Coya Levy
Marie Laveau’s Foundation | Claudio Hemb
Charles and Cammie Mayer°
Malcolm and Jeanne Meyer
Barbara and Biff Motley
Charles and Dorothy Nelson
Charles Nelson and Susan Bowman
New Orleans Garden Society, Inc.
New Orleans Disc Golf Club
Louise Obletz
Ashley Lynn and Cole Ogden
Leslie and Barrett Parker
Leslie Perrin and Falon Johnson
Sally Perry and Oley Sassone
Ann Philbrick and Kim Rodrigue
Randy Powell
Lee and Kathy Randall
Becky Retz and Steve Himelfarb
Paul F. Robertson
Josephine Sacabo and Dalt Wonk
Louise and Clifton Saik°
Charles and Julia Sanders°
Susan and Charles Schadt°
Robert Senior
Claire and Harry Stahel**°
Judy Steele
Mary Ann Sternberg
Ruth and Robert Stone**°
Richard and Ann Allison Strub°
Donna and Robert Taylor
Patrick and Lauren Templeman
Richard Thompson and Evelyn Pugh
Steve and Melanee Usdin
Thomas and Sarah Usdin°
William Usdin
Virginia G. Weinmann°



Listing includes gifts made September 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022 through City Park Conservancy and the Botanical Garden Foundation. 
*City Park Improvement Association Board Member

** Past City Park Improvement Association Board Member
º Oak Tree Circle Capstone Member 

Thank you for keeping us connected to nature and to each other through beautiful, shared experiences.
Karyn K.
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Due to a special event at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), on Friday, December 2, the inbound entrance to Lelong Drive into City Park by the NOMA will be closed from 7AM to 7PM, in addition to surrounding streets, including Enrique Alferez Drive and Collins Diboll Circle.  For Celebration in the Oaks entrance impact, click here: Maps & Directions – Celebration in the Oaks.