Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The kids have been back in school for a week now, and the social scene is starting to heat up. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun, visit theadvocate.com and do a search for Pam's Party Calendar.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

If you look around at who sits on community boards, runs for office and steps up when leaders are needed, chances are most of them have gone through the Baton Rouge Area Chamber's Leadership Program. Started in 1985, the program's goal is to prepa…

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Somehow, a wine tasting starring sparklings to raise money for an orchestra is just rather fitting, don't you think? That was the featured varietal at Forum 35's Uncorked event benefiting the Kids Orchestra on Aug. 3 at The Varsity Theatre.

Saturday, August 05, 2017

The dog days of August are upon us! The suffocating heat and steamy rains make us want to stay inside with the AC blasting. But school starts in a few days and as the summer winds down, the Red Stick social scene will begin to heat up. Keeping us …

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

School starts in a week! Can you believe it? But that also means football isn't far away. LSU plays BYU in Houston on Sept. 2, and Southern faces South Carolina State on Sept. 3 at Mumford Stadium. It also means Baton Rouge's fall social scene wil…

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Are you as tired of the searing heat and thunderstorms as I am? Hey, Mother Nature, give us a break! You're messing with our summer social life. Fortunately, not everything has gotten rained out. And, we can always look forward to fall, where the …

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

In 2016, Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge served almost 13,000 clients throughout its 19-parish area. The VOA staff and leadership played a huge role in making that happen. They were all together recently at the organization's annual meet…

Saturday, July 08, 2017
Saturday, July 01, 2017

Here's hoping we all get some prime pool or beach time in July — especially for the Fourth! If you're looking for something fun to do over the holiday, come on over to my neighborhood for the annual Kenilworth Fourth of July Parade, which takes pl…

Friday, June 30, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The spring social sprint is nearing the finish line here in the Capital City. Galas and other fundraisers are giving way to graduation celebrations and summer vacation plans, but there are still some fun events on the calendar.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Happy Mother's Day to all you moms out there! Take a break from your whirlwind life and just have fun today. Let the kids wait on you for a change. If you were out and about at any of last week's fabulous events, I know you need a rest. They were …

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Only a few weeks until school's out for summer, and those weeks are jam packed with all kinds of events. Friday night the St. Elizabeth Foundation holds its annual gala featuring Ned Fasullo & the Fabulous Big Band Orchestra and comedian/emcee…

Saturday, May 06, 2017
Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report and a political analyst for NBC News and the National Journal, had a lot to talk about at the Public Affairs Research Council's annual luncheon meeting April 21 at the Crowne Plaza. T…

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The countdown is on!! The 11th annual Dancing for Big Buddy is at 6 p.m. Saturday at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center. All the floor table seats are sold, but there are still general admission seats up for grabs for just $10. I'll be judging th…

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

This week's column spotlights a school fundraiser that got back on track after the flood and a group celebrating what's good in our fair city. What could be better?

Saturday, April 08, 2017
Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Five buses filled with supporters of the Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank trekked to the New Orleans Fairgrounds March 16 for the Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank Visionaries' annual Day at the Races fundraiser. Chaired by Margaret Rome and Vivian Frey,…

Saturday, April 01, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017

Twenty-four young women were fêted at the River Road Chapter of the National Charity League's annual Senior Soirée. A week before, a group well past its high school days was honored at a Celebration of Women.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017

For 100 years, the YMCA of the Capital Area has been enhancing the quality of life spiritually, mentally, physically and socially. From one location, the organization has grown to nine branches.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Can you believe it's March? The first two months of 2017 have flown by, packed with Carnival fun and a host of other celebrations. And, spring's social calendar is filling up quickly. The YMCA celebrates 100 years of service to the community at a …

Saturday, March 04, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Princesses of all ages, a special honor for a former colleague and Mardi Gras celebrations fill this week's column.