ST. CHARLES PARISH – Destrehan High School senior D.J. Rebstock will host the Christina Sternberger Curtis Fishing Tournament in honor of his grandmother as part of his senior project. Half of the tournament proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society and fellow student Madison Tully, who recently underwent a bone marrow transplant.
The tournament will take place on Oct. 30 at the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The payout will be 50 percent of the proceeds collected with prizes awarded for the heaviest five bass stringer, an optional big bass category and optional no bass category. Entry fee is $50 per team of two and $60 on the day of the event. Entry into the optional categories is $10 each. There will also be a childrens division with entry costing $10. Call (985)764-9946 or (985)652-1815 for more information. Rebstock is also still seeking sponsors.
HAHNVILLE – A “Sports Spook-tacular” fall festival will kick off fall fitness at Hahnville Activity Center. The event will take place on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will include a fitness seminar, lunch, games, a picture booth, door prizes, pep rally cheers and more.
Transportation is available. To reserve for lunch or for transportation, call (985)783-6683.
Over 15 percent of the students who are supposed to attend Luling Elementary School are attending a different school after obtaining a waiver from the district.
PARADIS – The River Region Alpha Daughters of Zion will host its annual community leaders and clergy collaboration brunch on Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paradis. The event will be a chance to brainstorm and generate support for the group’s safe house for battered women and families.
BOUTTE – King Jesus Ministries will be having a Fall Fest on Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at 14201 Highway 90 in Boutte. There will be free food, drinks, games and prizes. In the event of rain, this family-friendly celebration of fall will be held inside the church. Call Pastor Dale at (504)881-9956 for more information. […]
DES ALLEMANDS – St. Gertrude Catholic Church will hold a community dance on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center in Des Allemands. Music will be by Wayne Foret and the price is $15 per couple, BYOL. […]
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