Betty Meyers will receive the Tzedakah Award, the highest honor of the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana, at the foundation’s annual event Sunday.

She will be recognized for her continuous dedication to philanthropy and service to the Jewish community.

The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Westin Canal Place Hotel, 100 Iberville St.

In addition, Jim M. Spiro will receive the Young Family Award for Professional Excellence, and Wendy Goldberg will receive the Helen A. Mervis Jewish Community Professional Award.

The program will feature a talk by Mike Rogers, a CNN national security commentator and former Republican congressman from Michigan and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.

Tickets are $55, which includes a buffet brunch. Patron tickets are $125, of which $70 is tax-deductible.

The event co-chairwomen are Cathy Bart and Andrea Lestelle.

For information and tickets, call (504) 524-4559 or visit