Flores MBA Association Exceeds Goal with Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

Flores MBA Association board members and Our Lady of the Lake Foundation staff (left to right): Anna Kalmbach; Lexi Verret; Dylan Boudreaux; Michael Sonnier; Dominique Houston; Savannah Murrell, events specialist at the OLOL Foundation; Kelly Sword Hurtado, executive director at the OLOL Foundation; Jeanne Selph; JoLena Broussard; Kyle Descant and Austin Walker.

Flores MBA Association board members and Our Lady of the Lake Foundation staff (left to right): Anna Kalmbach; Lexi Verret; Dylan Boudreaux; Michael Sonnier; Dominique Houston; Savannah Murrell, events specialist at the OLOL Foundation; Kelly Sword Hurtado, executive director at the OLOL Foundation; Jeanne Selph; JoLena Broussard; Kyle Descant and Austin Walker.

March 12, 2018

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association raised more than $18,000 for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital during its third annual charity gala held at the Capitol Park Museum on Feb. 22, 2018.

The group raised $4,500 for the hospital during the 2017 gala and set a fundraising goal of $10,000 for the 2018 event.
 
“I am very proud of our Flores MBA Association and the work the students put into the gala,” said Richard White Jr., dean of the E. J. Ourso College of Business. “They set an aggressive goal to raise $10,000. In the end, they shattered that goal and brought in $18,020 for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.”
 
“Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital is incredibly thankful for the generous support from the Flores MBA Association. They went above and beyond and truly put on a spectacular event,” said Savannah Murrell, events specialist at Our Lady of the Lake Foundation. “With these students’ support, we are one step closer to having a freestanding children’s hospital in Baton Rouge for all of our Amazing patients and families.”
 
Event sponsors include Anton’s Fine Jewelry, Benny’s Car Wash, Board of Director Consulting, Bologna Fine Wines, Brown & Root, Business First Bank, Cajun Industries, Compassus, Deep South Shooters, Delahaye & Associates, Envōg Photo Booth, Graf Financial, Hancock and Whitney Bank, Heirloom Cuisine, Juengling & Associates, MBA Alumni Association, Mercedes-Benz of Baton Rouge, Morgan Stanley, Pan American Life Insurance Group, Post Trauma Institute and Timeless Vintage Rentals and Design. 
 
About the Flores MBA Program
The mission of the LSU Flores MBA Program is to remain competitive in the national and regional markets, while fostering learning, leadership and networking in a global business environment. Full-time, professional, executive and online tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a nationally recognized program. For more information, visit our home page or call 225-578-8867. 
 
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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business
225-578-7833