Regions Bank to again sponsor Chefs Evening President's Toast

Friday, January 27, 2017Regions Bank sponsors President's Toast
by: Rene Abadie

REGIONS SPONSORS PRESIDENT’S TOAST – Regions Bank will once again sponsor the President’s Toast, which precedes Southeastern’s annual fund-raising event Chefs Evening scheduled this year for  Sunday, March 12. Pictured, from left, are Regions Vice President for Business Banking Chad Cornett, Southeastern President John L. Crain, Southeastern Vice President for University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale, and Regions Relationship Manager Michael Faherty.

     HAMMOND – The President’s Toast, an event that launches Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual fund raising event Chefs Evening, this year will again be sponsored by Regions Bank.
     The bank served as the premier sponsor of last year’s President’s Toast, which precedes Chefs Evening, scheduled this year for Sunday, March 12. The toast will be held at the President’s Residence from 4 to 5 p.m. and will feature food and wine pairings selected by the award-winning chef Joshua Garic of Jacmel Inn Restaurant of Hammond.
     Chefs Evening follows from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the university’s Student Union Grand Ballroom. Now in its third decade, Chefs Evening is the Southeastern Foundation’s signature fundraiser, providing support for university scholarships and academic programs. The event features wine tastings and unique culinary offerings developed by some of the area’s finest restaurants and distributors.
     “Regions Bank is proud to lend its support to Southeastern’s Chefs Evening by again sponsoring the President’s Toast,” said Regions Vice Presideet for Business Banking Chad Cornett. “Southeastern is an integral part of our region, and Regions Bank strongly supports the university in its mission.
     Vice President and Relationship Manager Michael Faherty added, “Regions Bank sees Southeastern as a leader in helping to promote the economic development of our area. We believe a strong partnership with the univesity further strengthens that development.”
     For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Southeastern Foundation at 985-549-2239.

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