Jeanne Hennessey, owner of in Danvers, is being recognized by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America for her outstanding charitable initiatives at their annual event on May 19th at the Boston Marriott Newton.
Hennessey, who raised $50,000 for the HDSA by hosting “A Night at the Bellagio” charity fashion show in 2010, will be receiving the 2012 Exemplary Philanthropy Award.
“I’m very honored and humbled to be receiving this recognition,” says Hennessey. “I didn’t do it alone; the support I got from the community was incredible and played a huge role in our success. I was thrilled to give to a cause that is so close to my heart.”
The New Orleans Gala will feature a jazz quintet, Cajun menu, Mardi Gras décor, dancing, auction and more! Tickets, available until May 10th, are $100 per person or $800 for a table of ten. You can find out more or purchase tickets by visiting www.hdsa.org/ma and clicking on the New Orleans Gala tab on the left.