Proclaiming National Junior Auxiliary Week

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza joins the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville Chapter during their general chapter meeting on April 5 to present and read an official proclamation honoring April 03-06 as National Junior Auxiliary Week. Mayor Piazza thanked the chapter for their leadership, dedication and service to the community over the years. Mayor Piazza has been a supporter of JA of Abbeville since his installation as and the chapter is immensely grateful for his friendship. Members showcased their JA pride by wearing their chapter color, blue, and signifying their JA Week theme “Let BLUE Reign”.

Jumelage Committee to travel to Belgium

Since the late 90s, the Jumelage (twinning) between the City of Kaplan and the City of Hannut continues. Visitations occur every other year, and this year the Kaplan Jumelage Committee will be visiting Hannut, Belgium, along with sites in France. The trip to Europe begins on March 27 and ends on April 9, 2016. The Kaplan Jumelage Committee will depart on Easter Sunday for Europe. The trip will include Paris and Normandy, France and Hannut, Belgium. Taking the trip will be (front) Steve Havenar, Lisa Broussard, Beth Broussard, Myra Broussard, Marlene Marceaux, Carolyn Meaux, Jack Gupta, Marlene Theriot, Wayne Theriot, Olivia Champagne, Mayor Kirk Champagne, Steven Clostio (back) Jerry Broussard, Kenneth Broussard, Richard LeBlanc, Linda Faulk, Brenda Baldwin, B.J. Baldwin, Rufus Marceaux, Ronald Meaux, Blake Williams, Farrel Comeaux. Not in photo are Klebe’ Meaux, Lynn Williams, Padmini Gupta, Bobby Frederick, Glenn Frederick, Jennie Havenar and Haylie Magnon.

Kaplan Project Graduation winners

The KHS Project Graduation winners included (l-r) Hailey Daigle, senior; third place winner, Jackie Daigle; Flavors Caldwell, senior; 2nd place winner, Deborah Powell; Principal Janet Guerreni; Laura Simon, senior; grand prize winner, Shane Perrin; Project Graduation Director Rachel Stelly; 1st Place winner, Terrie Domingue and Brody Stelly, senior. (Not Pictured Kendra Gums, senior and 4th place winner Michael Burney).

Fr. Philip Scott to speak at Lenten mission

Father Philip Scott

Saint Peter Catholic Church in Gueydan will host a guest speaker, Fr. Philip Scott, for the Lenten mission beginning Sunday, March 6 to Wednesday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Saint Peter Church.

Celebrating the century mark!

Verdner R. Levine, better known as “Mama Sang” will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Sunday, February 28, 2016.


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