Local young lady featured in New Orleans Mardi Gras Tableau

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Miss Mary Grace Long was presented as a Lady in Waiting in the Royal Court of Caliphs of Cairo, founded in 1936, at the annual Grand Bal and Tableau Saturday, Feb. 2 at the New Orleans Country Club. She was joined in the festivities by her parents, Krewe Member Jimmy D. Long Jr. and wife Dr. Mary Lucile Long, as well as grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Ingram Jr. Following the Tableau and Grand Bal, the Ladies in Waiting and their families joined the rest of the Royal Court and guests for the Queen’s Breakfast at the New Orleans Country Club, where they dined on traditional Carnival Season favorites, such as grits, grillades and King Cake.