After 20 years of working to protect and restore the Gulf, we have plenty to celebrate.
Last Sunday, GRN held our annual fall fundraiser at Chef Susan Spicer’s Mondo Restaurant. We toasted to GRN’s 20th and brought together many of GRN’s founding board members. Helen Gillet, a local jazz chanteuse, welcomed our guests with a beautiful set of cello music. Chef Susan Spicer, a former board member and longtime partner, served a delectable spread with help from the staff at Mondo and Chef Kristen Essig from Meauxbar.
After guests had a chance to mingle and browse our silent auction items, GRN’s Development Director Natasha Noordhoff welcomed everyone and honored both the founding board members and GRN’s first and only Executive Director, Cyn Sarthou, who spoke to the audience about GRN’s past, present, and future work to protect the coast, wildlife, and communities.