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Pat Brister and Willie Paretti
Willie Paretti and Don Villere
Willie Paretti, seated at right, with board of Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum
The Family Promise Day Center located on the Safe Haven campus was named in honor of civic leader Willie Paretti, who died in April of 2019. Paretti served on the board of directors of the Safe Haven Foundation.
In 2019, she won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the President's Arts Awards for 2017-2018. To view a video of her son and daughter telling of her life's achievements, CLICK HERE.