We are pleased to announce that the 10th Blue Ribbon Soiree has been rescheduled for October 14, 2021. Thanks to all the generous donors that helped us raise over $30,000 in 2020. Please check back for ways you can support us.

10th Annual Blue Ribbon Soiree

Thanks to Our Early Bird Sponsors
  • Kalurah Street Grill - Food Sponsor

  • Tallulah - Food Sponsor

  • The Gregory - Food Sponsor

  • Coca Cola - Beverage Sponsor

  • LH Lending - Merrymaker

  • Accu Tech - Merrymaker

  • John and Betina Breaux - Merrymaker

  • Manchac - Revelry

  • Oliver Sartor, MD - Revelry

  • Brad and Jo Lanehart - Revelry

  • Janey Nasca - Revelry

  • Wampold Companies - Celebration

  • Citizens Bank & Trust - Celebration

  • Capitol City Produce - Celebration Sponsor

  • McConnell Brick - Revelry Sponsor

  • Mockler Beverage Company - Beverage Sponsor

  • Louisiana Lagniappe - Food Sponsor

  • Raymond James - Revelry Sponsor

  • Lipsey's - Merrymaker Sponsor

  • Paul Bologna Fine Wines - Beverage Sponsor

  • Ed and Nancy Vinci - Merrymaker Sponsor

  • Paul Bologna Fine Wines

  • LH Lending - Merrymaker Sponsor

  • Assurance Financial - Merrymaker Sponsor

  • Get Graphics - In-kind Sponsor

  • Drusilla Place Catering - Food Sponsor

  • Brad & Jo Lanehart - Revelry Sponsor

  • X-pert Productions - In-kind Sponsor

  • Tallulah - Food Sponsor

  • The Gregory - Beverage Sponsor

The 9th Blue Ribbon Soiree was the biggest and best as we raised $160,000. That brings it to a total of $830,000 total – thanks to the tremendous support of the community.


Bernhard Energy Solutions           

Tom Besselman

Donations can be made with mastercard or visa at “DONATE” link below or mail checks to
P.O. Box 84679, Baton Rouge, LA 70884


The 10th Annual Blue Ribbon Soirée benefiting prostate cancer research will be held at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom in Baton Rouge and will feature silent/live auctions as well as a raffle. Tickets are $100/each and guests are encouraged to dress in blue, the color of prostate cancer awareness.


The Blue Ribbon Soirée is held annually in memory of Joel Nasca and Larry Ferachi

Fact 1 Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men?

Fact 2Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.

Fact 3About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.

About 1 man in 41 will die of this disease.

The American Cancer Society estimates that:

  • About 191,930 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2020.
  • About 33, 330 men in the U.S. will die of the disease in 2020