Anna Catherine Viator to Lead Annual Event Fundraising

Lake Charles, Louisiana - Anna Catherine Viator is the new CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Foundation Annual Events Manager.  Viator is responsible for all philanthropic efforts related to the Hospital's annual events, which includes the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) of Southwest Louisiana fundraising programs.  These events and programs support funding needs of the Hospital, pediatric medical care and health-related education opportunities in the Southwestern Louisiana region.

Viator has over 15 years of event management experience and acquired her expertise for delivering four-star service at such national resort chains including: Noble House, Hyatt Regency and Millennium.  Viator specialized in full-service event planning and managed events ranging from 20 to 400 attendees for several national clients including Chevron, Riddell Sports and Sony.

Viator is a native of Lake Charles and a graduate of Louisiana State University.  She says that community involvement and volunteering has always been important to her.

"I am so excited to be back in the Lake area, close to family and friends to support such a noble cause where I can take my passion for community service to a new level with the CHRISTUS St. Patrick Foundation."  She has been a member of the Junior League since 1990 and has community experience in the Lake Charles Symphony and the Great Cajun Cook-Off in Phoenix, AZ.

For more information about giving opportunities, please call the Foundation at (337) 430-5353.