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Find new workers with speed interviewing

RESERVE - Looking for the perfect match for your team? Join job seekers at Speed Interviewing: A Career Event at South Central Louisiana Technical College, 181 Regala Drive in Reserve, on Sept. 9 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Admission is free for all employers registered with the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The event is presented by the River Parishes Business and Career Center and the River Region Chamber of Commerce. Call (985)783-5030 for more information.
September 09, 2010 at 10:22 am

Get to know the St. Charles Women’s Club

DESTREHAN - St. Charles Women’s Club announces its annual “Get Acquainted Coffee” on Thursday Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. It will be hosted by SCWC incoming president, Debbie Deal, at her home at 48 E. Woodlawn in Destrehan.
The St. Charles Women’s Club is a Civic and Social club serving St. Charles Parish. If anyone is interested in learning more about the club, please contact membership chair Anne Haydel at (985)764-7868 or e-mail ahaydelanne@gmail.com.
September 09, 2010 at 10:22 am

Holton talks terrorism with Republican women

LULING - The Republican Women of St. Charles is inviting the public to hear Mr. Christopher Holton speak about terrorism at their September 8 meeting at 7 p.m. at the West Regional Library.

Holton is a vice president of The Center for Security Policy, a non-profit organization that ensures effective action on vital national security issues. He directs its Divest Terror Initiative and Shariah Risk Due Diligence Project. He is also a specialist on recruitment from within the U.S. of terrorists, a member of the Board of Advisers of WorldTribune.com and previously served as president and marketing director of Blanchard & Co. Holton will present background information on terrorism and current terrorist trends.
September 08, 2010 at 10:22 am

Free course explores true meaning of life

BOUTTE - The Alpha Course asks the question: Is there more to life than this? The Alpha Course is coming to Life Church, 13271 Highway 90 in Boutte, beginning on September 8. The course is free and will continue for 10 weeks. Each week participants can enjoy dinner, a talk and a small group discussion on topics such as “Who is Jesus?” and “Who is the Holy Spirit?”
For registration or information call (985)785-2413. Everyone is welcome and childcare and nursery will be provided.
September 08, 2010 at 10:21 am

Reserve your spot now for pastor, leader conference

BOUTTE - A pastor and leader Conference will be held at the Mt. Airy Baptist Church Multipurpose Building, 13635 Old Spanish Trail in Boutte, on Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. The conference is called “Leadership by Divine Design,” and will feature God’s Spoken Word by Apostle Anthony Osuobeni of Columbus, Ohio. The event is hosted by Truth of Grace Ministry and minister David W. Williams. It requires black and white attire and cost is $10 per person or $15 per married couple. The last day to pay is August 23 so reserve your spot now. For more information, call (504) 270-8401 or (504) 270-8376.Read More...
September 04, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Ladies’ fall Bible study is back

LULING - A seven-week ladies’ fall Bible study will take place from Aug. 30-Oct. 13. Sessions will be held on Mondays from 7-9 p.m. or Wednesday 9:30-11:30 p.m.

The group will focus on “Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed” - a study of David. The classes will meet at the Bible Center Church, 422 Barton Ave. in Luling. The cost is $16.30 for a workbook. Workbooks will be available at the first meeting. Questions can be directed to the church office at (985)785-0557, Margie Pierce at (985)764-9336 or Glenna Smith at (504)431-7138.
August 30, 2010 at 10:41 am

Library offers photography workshop

DESTREHAN - Charles Bush, a freelance photographer who specializes in nature and wildlife photography in southern Louisiana, will present a day-long basic digital photography workshop on Saturday, August 28. The workshop will run from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The workshop will cover what to consider when buying a digital camera and how to best use the camera for the pictures you want to take.

Because the class will be somewhat hands-on, attendance is limited to 15 participants. Please call the staff at the East Regional Library at 985-764-2366 to register.
August 28, 2010 at 10:41 am

Humane Society to hold yard sale

LULING - The St. Charles Humane Society and Animal Control will hold a yard sale on August 28 from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will go to the animals at the parish shelter. Yard sale organizers are currently seeking donations, including but not limited to furniture, clothing, baby items, shoes and electronics. Donations will be accepted until August 27 at the St. Charles Animal Control office, 13875 Feret St. in Luling.
August 28, 2010 at 10:41 am

DEQ presents Green Business Expo

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) is pleased to present its first Green Business Expo on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Galvez Conference Center, 602 North 5th St. in Baton Rouge. For registration, costs and other information, please visit:www.deq.louisiana.gov/GreenBusinessExpo.Read More...
August 25, 2010 at 9:16 am

Rifle shooting open at gun range

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The St. Charles Parish Range will be open to the public for shooting rifles on August 21 and 28, September 11 and 18, and October 16 and 23. The times will be from 8- 11 a.m. and noon-4 p.m. Weapons must be brought to the range unloaded, no one under 17 years old will be allowed to shoot without parental or guardian supervision, and proper ID is required. Contact Ted Adams at (504)201-5222 with any questions or for more information.

August 21, 2010 at 10:39 am

Deer food plot seminar

LULING - David Pichon, County Agent with the LSU AgCenter’s Cooperative Extension Service in St. Charles Parish, has announced that the LSU AgCenter will present a Deer Food Plot Seminar on Tuesday, August 24. The seminar will be held at the VFW Hall on Angus Drive in Luling. The doors will open at 5 p.m. followed with a meal at 6 p.m. The program will begin around 7 p.m. The focus of the seminar will be on Fall Food Plot Plantings for Whitetail Deer as well as Soil Fertilization and Deer Health and Management.

Donations of $10 will be accepted to help pay for the seminar costs. There will also be a raffle for a gun as well as a 50/50 drawing. There is no pre-registration for the seminar. Those with questions or who would like to help sponsor the seminar should call David Pichon at (985)785-4473 or e-mail dpichon@agctr.lsu.edu.
August 20, 2010 at 10:40 am

Get credit help from St. Anthony Outreach

LULING - St. Anthony Outreach Center in Luling is offering a seminar on improving credit with United Educational Services. The group will meet on August 21 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Outreach Center, 737 Paul Maillard Road. The seminar is geared towards those with credit problems associated with home modification, mortgage reduction, home repairs for seniors, free down payment/closing cost assistance, 1 percent interest rates and foreclosure prevention. The seminar will also cover being in business for yourself and helping others overcome credit challenges. RSVP for the seminar by calling (985)785-8745.
August 20, 2010 at 10:39 am

Literary seniors wanted for anthology

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The St. Charles Council on Aging and Y.M.C.A Educational Services present The Literary Circle of Friends group. The group will meet every Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. at 145 Angus Drive in Luling. Please call (985)785-1981 for transportation or lunch reservation.

The group is now promoting a Seniors Anthology Project that will feature a collection of short stories, poetry, personal essays, artwork, book reviews, quotes, journalism pieces and current event views. Participation is needed. Seniors 60 years and older can submit writings to any St. Charles Council On Aging Senior Activity Center or the St. Charles Council on Aging Administration Office now through October 15.
August 20, 2010 at 10:38 am

Kids invited to dance for hope

LULING - A “Dancin for HOPE” youth dance will be held in memory of Kyle Bergeron on August 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Luling. Admission will be $10 per person. All proceeds will benefit The Leukemia Lymphoma Society for a Cure. The dance is open to kids ages 10-15. Pizza, drinks, snacks and a photo booth will be available at the dance. An adult will need to sign the youth in and out of the dance. There will also be a special appearance by Logan Bergeron.Read More...
August 20, 2010 at 9:55 am

Red Hat Social to include picnic, games

The St. Charles Council on Aging will host the quarterly full chapter Red Hat Social on August 20 from noon-2:30 p.m. at the Hahnville Activity Center. Join in a picnic, games, treats and music.
For reservations call (985)783-6683 - transportation is available.
August 20, 2010 at 9:54 am

St. Charles local presents fashion show

METAIRIE - Kennedy’s Korner presents “A Blast From the Past” Fashion Show, sponsored by the Cheffen Wilson Milton Foundation. The show is hosted by Nina Santa Marina and will take place on August 15 at 4 p.m. at the Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave. in Metairie. Music will be by DJ Mike and door prizes will be given out. Tickets are $20. For more information, contact Shelia Joseph at (504)390-5798.
August 15, 2010 at 11:58 am

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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Lacy
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