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Church Point Family Loses Everything Due To A House Fire

Church Point Family Loses Everything Due To A House Fire

A Church Point family is now homeless and lost everything due to a fire over the weekend.  The fire was first noticed by a neighbor around Noon on Saturday.  Heather Pitre and her family were not home at the time of the fire. Heather’s neighbor called 911 and tried to help put out the blaze…MORE

Three O’Clock Project Announces Food Distribution Locations

Three O’Clock Project Announces Food Distribution Locations

The Three O’Clock Project has announced dates and times for this week’s meals to go distributions in Acadiana. Please note that times have changed for some locations, and starting on June 1, children will either need to be present or a form will need to be completed in order to verify the number of children…MORE

Pizza Hut Giving Away 500,000 Pizzas to 2020’s Graduating Seniors

Pizza Hut Giving Away 500,000 Pizzas to 2020’s Graduating Seniors

Attention Graduating Seniors!! Pizza Hut has teamed up with America’s dairy farmers to give away 500,000 pizzas. According to Pizza Hut, this is an effort to bring “some much-needed joy” amid the Covid-19 pandemic. 2020’s grads will need to visit Pizza Hut’s “Grad Party” site and sign into their Pizza Hut Rewards account.  Students will…MORE

St. Martin Parish School Board Announces Summer Feeding Program

St. Martin Parish School Board Announces Summer Feeding Program

St. Martin Parish will begin Grab and Go Meals for kids.  All Children Age 18 & Under are eligible to receive meals. 5 Breakfast and 5 Lunch Meals will be distributed once per week.  Pick up time is 10:30am-1:00pm. A completed parent pick up form is required when picking up meals without children in the vehicle. …MORE

New Orleans Saints Salute True Saints in Louisiana – Essential Workers

New Orleans Saints Salute True Saints in Louisiana – Essential Workers

 Baton Rouge – (May 15, 2020) – The New Orleans Saints have partnered with nonprofit 19 Thanks to salute essential workers across Louisiana in a new online video starring three members of the Saints football team – Offensive Tackle Ryan Ramczyk, Defensive Tackle Sheldon Rankins, and Linebacker Alex Anzalone. The three players begin the…MORE

Carencro High Will Hold A Graduation Parade

Carencro High Will Hold A Graduation Parade

There is no doubt Covid-19 has changed many things around the world, our country and right here in Acadiana.  High Schools and Colleges are doing everything they can do make this time special for each grad. Carencro High will hold a graduation parade on Saturday May 23rd!  MORE

Virtual commencement, TV broadcasts to honor UL Lafayette spring grads

Virtual commencement, TV broadcasts to honor UL Lafayette spring grads

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is so proud of Spring 2020 graduates that it plans to applaud them twice this week. Graduates will be recognized first during virtual commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 15. Individual ceremonies for the University’s eight academic colleges and the Graduate School can be accessed starting at 10 a.m. on…MORE

Giles Automotive and Subaru of America donates $20,000 to Dreams Come True of Louisiana

Giles Automotive and Subaru of America donates $20,000 to Dreams Come True of Louisiana

Giles Automotive and Subaru of America will present donation checks totaling $20,000 to Dreams Come True of Louisiana, an organization dedicated to making dreams such as a trip to Disney or sitting in the dugout at a Major League Baseball game, a reality for Louisiana children with life-threatening illnesses. This generous annual donation by Giles and…MORE

Vitalant Urges Louisiana to Take Action and Save Lives Amidst COVID-19

Vitalant Urges Louisiana to Take Action and Save Lives Amidst COVID-19

Lafayette, LA – May 14, 2020 – The oldest and largest national independent nonprofit transfusion medicine organization, Vitalant, has launched a campaign to help COVID-19 and other patients through life-saving convalescent plasma and other blood donations. The campaign is a prompt to take action and save lives, while reminding our community in Acadiana that donations…MORE

Lourdes Urgent Care to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test

Lourdes Urgent Care to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test

News Release Media Contact Phil Rainier – VP Communications & Strategy 225.239-7188 225.892.6313 phil@urgentcareopportunities.com Lourdes Urgent Care to Offer Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test Results from Abbott Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Test are ready in as little as 5 minutes Lafayette, LA – April 9th, 2020 – Starting Friday, April 10th Lourdes Urgent Care will begin testing…MORE

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