Chefs Evening receives sponsorship from LaCAP

President John L. Crain, Ingrid Johnson, Monty Buckles

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


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LA CAP TO SPONSOR ‘TOAST’ - The exclusive Diamond Sponsorship of Chefs Evening 2012, provided by La Capitol Federal Credit Union, will make possible special amenities for the President’s Toast, a pre-party hosted at the residence of Dr. John L. Crain. Pictured from left are President Crain, Ingrid Johnson, regional branch manager for La Capitol Federal Credit Union, and Monty Buckles, Hammond branch manager.

     HAMMOND Southeastern Louisiana University will kick off its largest fundraiser, with the President’s Toast, which has become a featured prelude to Chefs Evening, thanks to the exclusive sponsorship of La Capitol Federal Credit Union.
     Scheduled on Sunday, April 1, President John L. Crain will welcome guests to the president’s residence for the President’s Toast from 3:30 4:30 p.m. Guests will be escorted to Chefs Evening, which is set from 5 8 p.m. at the Pennington Student Activity Center.
     In addition to enjoying the traditional toast with Southeastern’s President, attendees will be offered hors d’oerves and wine pairings prepared by hosting Chef Phil O’Donnell.
     Proceeds from the event directly benefit Southeastern’s academic programs and, ultimately, Southeastern students. Chefs Evening tickets are $75 each and $10 for a wine glass to enter the wine tasting area. Tickets including the President’s Toast are $125 or $1,000 for a patron table including six tickets, reserved table, six tickets to president’s toast and much more.
     For tickets or additional information, contact Michelle Gallo, Chefs Evening event coordinator, at 985-634-6273. Chefs Evening information is also available online at

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