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Symposium for re-entry and change
October 03 at 8:00 am
LULING – An annual forum focusing on emergency housing, immediate employment and empowerment services for ex-convicts within 72 hours of their release will be held on Friday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church located at 234 Angus Drive in Luling. U.S.

Battle for the Paddle
October 02 at 3:00 pm
LULING – The 13th Annual United Way of St. Charles Battle for the Paddle is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2 at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling from 3 to 8 p.m.

Start as a student, finish as a CEO
October 01 at 4:30 pm
LAPLACE – The Young Entrepreneurs Academy! will hold an event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at John L. Ory Magnet at 182 W. Fifth Street in LaPlace so potential candidates can learn about the structure, curriculum and application process for the program.

HHS Touchdown Club special guest Ed Daniels
September 30 at 6:00 pm
BOUTTE – Ed Daniels, sports director for WGNO-TV ABC26, will speak on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Hahnville High School Touchdown Club meeting held at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at Hahnville High School at 200 Tiger Drive in Boutte.

“Bark After Dark” fundraiser
September 27 at 7:00 pm
LAPLACE – Riverlands Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ annual Bark after Dark fundraiser will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Petra, located at 1036 W. Airline Highway in LaPlace.

Destrehan High School senior Saturday
September 27 at 9:00 am
DESTREHAN – Destrehan High School will hold its annual senior Saturday at the high school on Sept. 27 beginning at 9 a.m.

Smart driver course
September 27 at 9:00 am
LULING – New Life Community Church in Luling will host an AARP Smart Driver Course on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a cost of $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

Free clothing giveaway
September 27 at 7:30 am
LULING – A free clothing giveaway will be held at Truth of Grace Outreach Ministries on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament
September 26 at 6:00 am
DESTREHAN – The River Region Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Golf Tournament (Benefiting Continuing Education and YEA! Young Entrepreneur Academy) on Friday, Sept. 26 at Cypress Lakes Country Club in Destrehan.

35th annual Alligator Festival
September 25 at 7:00 pm
LULING – The 35th annual Alligator Festival will be held Thursday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 28.

Learn home remedies and history at presentation
September 23 at 7:00 pm
LAPLACE – African-American home remedies will be discussed at the next German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church family day
September 21 at 12:00 pm
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will hold its annual Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 21.

Biblical prophecy event
September 21 at 10:00 am
BOUTTE – CJF Ministries representative Michelle Beadle will address biblical prophecy in a presentation at Life Church on Sept. 21 at 10 a.m.

2nd Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair
September 20 at 11:00 am
DESTREHAN – A health and wellness fair featuring free health screenings, dental checks plus free food and drinks, prizes and kid activities will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Word of Deliverance Outreach Ministry at 13562 River Road in Destrehan.

Hazard mitigation plan meeting
September 16 at 10:00 am
HAHNVILLE – Residents are invited to provide input on the parish’s Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting to be held at 10 a.m. at the St. Charles Emergency Operations Center located at 15026 River Road in Hahnville.

Greater Mount Calvary Church expands to the River Parish area
September 14 at 5:00 pm
Pastor Terry Gullage, Sr. and Greater Mount Calvary Church of Marrero announces the opening of a new location – The Greater Mount Calvary River Center, located at 1001 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling.

Regional aquatics invitational
September 13 at 10:00 am
LULING – A regional aquatics invitational will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Ellington Swim & Fitness Club located at 207 Angus Drive in Luling.

Business opening ribbon cutting
September 11 at 11:00 am
BOUTTE – A ribbon cutting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to noon for Immaculate Tax Solutions LLC located at 13202 Highway 90 Suite C in Boutte.

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‘Mama Dasch’  graduates from police academy after 25-year hiatus
‘Mama Dasch’ graduates from police academy after 25-year hiatus
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Officer Betty Jo “B.J.” Dasch is no stranger to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.