October 30, 2017
Taylor Porter was a recipient of an "Impact Sponsor" award for its support of the 2017 Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge's annual signature event, "Steak & Stake," held Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Raising Cane's River Center.
Taylor Porter Partners Erin Sayes Kenny and John McDermott are on the local Boys & Girls Club Board of Trustees, while Kenny also served as a member of the Steak & Stake event committee.
This year, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge is celebrating its 36th Birthday, serving the community since 1981, to change the lives of youth every day through after-school and summer enrichment, violence prevention and Youth Legislature programs.
In addition Taylor Porter, this year's event sponsors included: Cox Communications, Aetna, Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Healthy Blue, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Capital One, Faulk & Winkler, LLC, Carmeuse Lime & Stone, Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, Jones Walker LLP, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP, Cajun Deep Foundations, Club BLUE - Boys & Girls Club Young Professional Affinity Group, Fluker Farms, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kantrow, Sphat, Weaver & Blitzer, Keogh Cox, KPMG, Lamar Advertising Company, Lancaster Construction LLC, LaPorte CPA's & Business Advisors, Louisiana Lottery Corporation, Manda Fine Meats, MESH | Integrated Marketing & Advertising, Ogwyn Law Firm, LLC, Personal Touch Properties, Phelps Dunbar LLP, Regions Bank, Shoppers Value Foods, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC, Stonetrust Insurance Company, and Twru Cpa's Financial Advisors. Cox Communications, the 2017 Steak & Stake Mission Sponsor, donated seven bikes to give away to Club members.
Since Taylor Porter's founding in 1912 when co-founder B.B. Taylor helped launch Baton Rouge's first YMCA, Taylor Porter has embraced the role of “corporate citizen” and continued for more than 100 years a strong tradition of both pro bono and community service throughout our City, supporting more than 50 community and nonprofit organizations. Whether serving on the boards of directors of nonprofit organizations or making contributions to worthwhile causes, our attorneys and staff make significant contributions to the communities in which they live and work.
Pictured from left: Taylor Porter Partners John McDermott, Erin Sayes Kenny, and Blue Loupe accept our Firm's "Impact Sponsor" award at the 2017 Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge's Steak & Stake fundraiser, held Oct. 26 at the Raising Cane's River Center.