Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club meets

The Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club annual social was held March 1 at Café Jo Jo’s in Morgan City. Honoree was Queen Hephaestus LIII Abigail Conrad. Queens in attendance were, seated from left, Adelaide Wise, Conrad and Margaret Melancon Bergeron. Middle row from left is Regina Hymel Clement, Patricia Boudreaux Bergeron, Mallory Johnson Fuhrer, Anne Brown Rhodes, Mary Ellen Ruiz Stegall, Morgan Manfre Murdock and Colleen Whitley Hunter. Back row from left is Tracie Hamer Hover, Valerie Hamer LeBlanc, Michelle Giordano Aucoin, Diana Bostic Vining, Peggy Dilsaver Clark, Helena Cefalu Montgomery, Grace Siracusa Guarisco, Jaclyn Price Landry and Courtney Price Matherne. Katherine Ruiz was also in attendance.

Participants in the 2014 Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club Social held March 1 included past queens and their mothers. Seated from left are Adelaide Wise, Queen Hephaestus LIII Abigail Conrad and Frances Stevens. Middle row from left are Katherine Ruiz, Ann Ruiz, Regina Hymel Clement, Patricia Boudreaux Bergeron, Hope Johnson, Mallory Johnson Fuhrer, Anne Brown Rhodes, Rose Brown, Margaret Melancon Bergeron, Mary Ellen Ruiz Stegall, Morgan Manfre Murdock and Colleen Whitley Hunter. Back row from left are Cay Price, Tracie Hamer Hover, Brenda Hamer, Valerie Hamer LeBlanc, Michelle Giordano Aucoin, chairman Denise Bostic, Diana Bostic Vining, Peggy Dilsaver Clark, Helena Cefalu Montgomery, Grace Siracusa Guarisco, Jaclyn Price Landry, Ginger Price and Courtney Price Matherne. Missing from photo was Judith Manfre.
--Jim Byron Photos

The annual social of the Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club was held on March 1 at Café Jo Jo’s in Morgan City. Focus of the social was to honor Queen Hephaestus LIII Abigail Conrad and her mother Frances Stevens.
Mary Ellen Ruiz Stegall presented Conrad with a Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Pin. King Hephaestus LIII Kenneth Cefalu and Captain Derald Hardaway toasted the honored queen, past queens and their mothers.
Mothers of the past queens are invited by their daughters to join in the celebration of reminiscing about their reigns and past courts.
The Cervus-Hephaestus Queens’ Club was established to recognize the female monarchs who ruled over the Cervus and Hephaestus organizations’ Mardi Gras celebrations.

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