Signature Events

Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center

Serve on a fundraising committee and play an active role in planning and executing our signature events including:

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The Taste

L'auberge Casino, Baton Rouge - Wednesday, March 29th
Doors open at 7:00 PM

The Taste, one of our signature events, is a fun and festive evening featuring delicious cuisine from Baton Rouge’s top restaurants and caterers, an exciting live and silent auction, and other spirited attractions while the legendary 80s cover band, Werewolf, entertains the crowd. Attire is casual cocktail OR have fun with 80s themed attire!

For more information or to donate an item to the silent auction, please contact Kaitlyn Guerin at (225) 215-1221 or kguerin@marybird.com.

To become a corporate sponsor of The Taste, contact Ethan Bush at (225) 215-1224 or ebush@marybird.com


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Merrill Lynch Open

The Bluffs, St. Francisville - April 25-29  l  Pro-Am Day - Tuesday, April 25

The Merrill Lynch Open features the area’s only Pro-Am golf tournament. Since 1971, the tournament has contributed more than $2 million dollars to the Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center.

For more information or to join the Merrill Lynch Open steering committee, please contact Kaitlyn Guerin at (225) 215-1221 or kguerin@marybird.com. To become a corporate sponsor of the Merrill Lynch Open, contact Ethan Bush at (225) 215-1224 or ebush@marybird.com


Fest for Life

Bon Carrè Business Center  - Saturday, April 22nd - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM  

Fest for Life is a minority-focused cancer awareness event featuring free cancer screening and cancer education in a festival atmosphere with food, entertainment, and activities for the entire family. This one-day screening event is held annually in April and includes free cancer screenings for five different types of cancer, including breast, prostate, colorectal, skin and oral cancer, along with blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol testing.

For more information, please contact Kaitlyn Guerin at (225) 215-1221 or kguerin@marybird.com.