Daughters of Charity Foundation of New Orleans (DCFNO) recently announced that Gov. John Bel Edwards and Methodist Health System Foundation, Inc. have been selected to receive Inspired Cross Awards at the Foundation’s sixth annual “Keeping Our Promises” Gala taking place Friday, March 24, 2017 at Messina’s at the Terminal.

“We’re honored to present Inspired Cross Awards to Governor Edwards and Methodist Health System Foundation, Inc.,” said Michael G. Griffin, President and CEO of Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans. “Both have worked tirelessly to improve the health status of our communities – locally and statewide, and their commitment to support those who are struggling is commendable.”

The Inspired Cross Award is presented annually to individuals and/or organizations who have worked with Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans (DCSNO), a non-profit health care organization, to “keep its promises” to provide health care for those in need, and to transform health care through innovation and courage.

The “Keeping Our Promises” Gala also serves as a fundraiser to support the organization’s mission to provide high-quality, compassionate care to all, with special attention to those who are struggling.

Chef Edgar Chase IV and attorneys Gretchen F. Chase, Guy C. Curry and Abril B. Sutherland are chairs for this year’s Gala, which begins with a Patron Party from 7 to 8 p.m. The Gala, which includes the presentation of the Inspired Cross Awards and a silent auction, immediately follows until 11 p.m. Entertainment will provided by Mojeaux.

To purchase tickets or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.dcsno.org/gala or call (504) 212.9544.