Krewe of Pandora announces Lady in Waiting for the 2019 parade.

Amanda Bordelon
Amanda Bordelon will reign as a Lady in Waiting in the Krewe of Pandora’s royal court for the 2018-2019 Mardi Gras season.


May 9, 2018—New Orleans—The Krewe of Pandora of Jefferson Parish announces Lady in Waiting for its 2019 royal court.

The Krewe of Pandora is excited to announce one of its Ladies in Waiting for its 2018-2019 court, will be Miss Amanda Bordelon.  Amanda is the daughter of Mrs. Rhonda Ellender and Mr. Winston Bordelon, and is the step daughter of Mr. Kevin Ellender.

Amanda was born and raised in Jefferson Parish and is a native of Kenner, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Alfred Bonnabel High School.  Currently she resides in Laplace, Louisiana and is employed as a Credit Resolution Specialist.

With a deep love for her community and for Mardi Gras, Amanda is an active member of the Dance Connection dance team and performs in numerous parades during the Mardi Gras season.  She has also ridden as a member of the Mystic Krewe of Nyx in New Orleans.

Amanda will be introduced to current and prospective members at the krewe’s next public event. The Meet & Greet will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Jaegar’s Seafood, 901 S. Clearview Parkway. She invites and encourages women to come out to learn more about the Krewe of Pandora, mingle, and to say Hello in person.

Miss Bordelon is honored to be representing the Krewe of Pandora for its third ride in Jefferson Parish. She wanted to be a Lady in Waiting for the Krewe of Pandora this year “Because of my love of the carnival season and the positive impact Mardi Gras has on the community of Jefferson Parish.” Bordelon is looking forward to having more ladies join in the fun and says “There is space available in the Krewe of Pandora for fun-loving women to ‘Party with Pandora’ and to parade with us on the Sunday night before Mardi Gras. The more the merrier.”

Interested riders can get more information at the Krewe of Pandora’s website.  Pandora is the finale parade of a spectacular triple header on Sunday, March 3, 2019 with The Krewe of Napoleon at 4:30pm followed by Athena at 5:30pm, and Pandora to close out the day, rolling at 6:30pm. The Krewe of Pandora’s signature colors of tiffany blue & black will be in full display for its 2019 parade.

Pandora has staged two parading processions in 2016 and 2018. They were largely successful as crowds competed to catch Pandora’s signature hand-decorated boxes. Pandora looks forward to returning for its third year in 2019. Click here to find out more about Pandora membership.



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