Thursday, April 11, 2019

Willie Paretti, Volunteer Extraordinaire

Willie Paretti blazed new trails in the St. Tammany volunteer community, leading the way in doing and promoting worthy causes. Here's an article about her that was published in the mid-1980's.

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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 
Willie Paretti

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.
See also:

Obituary of Willie Paretti

Focus on Homeless Youth

Leadership St. Tammany

Fielding Funeral Home Obituary