Sunshine Foundation hold reception

Staff reports
Shown during the event are, from left, Karen Drinkwater, Bruce and Charlene Harp, Larry and Mary Mitchum and Jeanne Triche.

Shirley and Jim Porter opened their home Friday night, July 15, for the Sunshine Foundation Annual Wine and Cheese Membership Reception.

The event was co-hosted by Former First Lady Alice Foster.

Special guests at the party were the Honorable Catherine “Kitty” Kimball, Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas “Mark” Turner with the Louisiana National Guard.

The Sunshine Foundation prints the book “You Are Sunshine” and the Louisiana National Guard reads and distributes the books to all kindergarten students in the state of Louisiana. 

Chairing the event were Jeanne Triche, Diane Tate and Charlene Harp.

Committee members were Mary Alford, Frances and Charles Bennett, Vicki Brand, Sheri Robinson, Lynn Robbins, Lois Saye, Katie Tricon and Kandace Walls.