The Akula Foundation will host its seventh annual fundraiser “All That Jazz” from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Rosy’s Jazz Hall. The evening will include a silent auction, live jazz music, New Orleans style food and libations.

The Akula Foundation is a 501c3 foundation, which provides resources to individuals in Louisiana as well as patients and families of Canon Hospice with the following services:

  • A Grief Resource Center designed to provide grief support to anyone in the community dealing with any type of grief and/or loss
  • An annual children’s bereavement camp
  • Community outreach and education including a reminiscence program offered in over 80 facilities and CEU workshops for nurses and social workers
  • A medical radio show featuring local physicians and community health organizations
  • Indigent patient care

Additional information on the foundation is available at

Tickets are $30 per couple or $50 per couple. For information, call Christopher Guthrie at (504) 881-0452.