Local outreach hosts‘collaboration luncheon’

By Staff Report

August 10, 2009 at 10:48 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Alpha Daughters of Zion Outreach hosted a “Collaboration Luncheon” on July 22 at the John Dorsey Multi-Purpose Building in Boutte.

Several local agencies were in attendance and shared information about the services they provide to citizens throughout the River Parishes. The theme for the occasion was “Agencies helping agencies to help people.”

Members and agencies present were, Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, Councilman At Large Division B Terry Authement, Krystle Johnson - Metropolitan Center for Women, Deborah Zeringue - Domestic Violence Victim’s assistant coordinator, Sue Agnelly and Kacy Kernan - United Way of St. Charles, Gail Roussell - Creative Family Solution director, Tina Wright and Nicole Armstrong - Business and Career Center, Charlene Leonard - Building Bridges, Mary Mire and Jan Harris. Councilman Billy Raymond was unable to attend, but sent a letter of encouragement and support.

Alpha Daughters of Zion state that the luncheon was not only a success, but very enlightening. Director Shirley Sims said, “the expected outcome of the collaboration is for agencies to connect with the purpose of building and maintaining stronger communities.”

Other staff members in attendance were Sylvia Diggs, Ivy Williams, Nicole Honor and former director Alice Butler.




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