We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Taste of New Orleans Benefit Dinner will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Laurel Oak Country Club. 

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This event has developed an exceptional reputation of providing guests with an elegant dining experience catered by Laurel Oak Country Club’s executive chef, Jeff Parson, along with live entertainment by the Soul Sensations, an established group of music professionals who have joined talents, skills and hearts to bring guests the best of jazz, pop and rhythm and blues.

Please consider participating as a sponsor of the Taste of New Orleans Benefit Dinner. Proceeds from the Benefit Dinner enables Truly Valued to serve more than 1,800 low-income youth through a variety of activities designed to provide knowledge, skills and inspiration that will help them grow to lead happy and successful lives as adults.  If you are unable to attend the event, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution.

Your support is paramount to the sustainability of Truly Valued. If you have any questions about the sponsorships, please contact 941-222-0645 or

 Thank you for your consideration and support.

Make a Difference...

Sponsoring Truly Valued’s Taste of New Orleans Benefit Dinner provides you the unique  opportunity to make a difference in the lives of youth throughout the Manasota area while building brand awareness and show your company’s support of an important cause: OUR YOUTH!

Become a Sponsor

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

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T V Taste of New Orleans (pdf)


Thanks to our Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor

 Francina M Hollaway CPA LLC 

Troy and Shavonne Simon

Table Sponsor

 Gift From The Heart Fund of Manatee Community Foundation

Larry and Jean Lovejoy

Media Sponsor