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The Mercy Endeavors Senior Center’s second annual “Jazzin on Jackson” gala is slated for March 20, the center recently announced.

The event, which is to be held at St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center on 2030 Constance Street, will benefit the elderly living uptown, according to Cherie Moore, the center’s Director of Development.

Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door, and can be bought by visiting the Mercy Endeavor Senior Center website or calling 568-0607.

For more information, read the press release below:

The Mercy Endeavors Senior Center serves the aging population of the Irish Channel and Garden District neighborhoods of New Orleans by providing daily recreation and social activities, educational opportunities, nutrition programs, noon meals, and advocacy programs to over 100 members of the community.

The mission of the Mercy Endeavors Senior Center is to encourage older adults to live life to the fullest by supporting their independence, self respect, and vitality and by offering opportunities of social engagement, physical activity, education, and recreation. All proceeds from Jazzin’ on Jackson will go toward construction of a new expanded wheelchair accessible facility on Jackson Avenue.

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