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Sickle Cell Warrior Blood and Community Drive

Join us for the 3rd Annual Sickle Cell Warrior Blood and Community Drive, which will be held at the South City Park in Opelousas on June 24th. The Drive will begin with a Walk for Sickle Cell Warriors starting at 9:00 am and will be followed by a Family Fun Day from 10:00 am until […]

Flooded in 2016?

Due to recent flooding of 2016 in South Louisiana, The Restore Louisiana Homeowner’s Assistance Program has released a survey for victims to begin receiving assistance in repairing and restoring their damaged homes as well as obtaining reimbursements for work already completed following the flood.

Sen. Boudreaux Supports Families with Disabilities

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., Senator Gerald Boudreaux attended the Legislative Roundtable Breakfast hosted by Louisiana’s Council Advocacy Network at the Lafayette Public Library located at 301 W. Congress St. Lafayette, La 70501. He was educated by members of the community on funding for home and community-based services as well as equitable […]

Government by God’s Design Bible Study

Government by God’s Design, a project of Concerned Women for America of Louisiana, will be hosting a four-part Bible study to help Christians involved in the political process to honor God in government. The biblical meeting will be non-partisan and non-denominational study. Each two-hour session includes Biblical teaching, videos, and activities designed to provide information […]

Lafayette Parish School Board to Authorize a Sales and Use Tax

On January 11, 2017, the Lafayette Parish School Board voted to use sales tax, instead of property tax, to fund facility improvements. The board hasn’t called a public election of the sales tax, but plans to sort out all details in the following meetings. On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., the board will […]

Celebrating MLK Day!

The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Committee of Lafayette presents Living the Dream: “Uplifting Ourselves through Faith”. This year’s MLK Weekend festivities offers a host of educational, cultural, and entertaining events that are sure to bring our community together to celebrate the life of Dr. King and the movement he started. Below you will find a […]

Important Information as Tax Season Approaches

For immediate release by the Louisiana Department of Revenue: Louisiana state income tax filing begins Monday, January 23 Enhanced security measures in place to protect taxpayers from fraud BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) will begin accepting 2016 state individual income tax returns on Monday, January 23, the same date that the […]

Sen. Boudreaux Supports Cervical Health Awareness

The United States Congress has named January as Cervical Health Awareness Month and Senator Boudreaux stands in support of all efforts to increase awareness and prevention of cervical health conditions. As with most health complications, early detection is key to regaining control over one’s health and leading a happy life. Provided below are resources available […]

Sen. Boudreaux Supports Breast Cancer

The Acadiana Breast and Cervical Coalition Partners above are offering free breast and cervical screenings to all who qualify. About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, according to BreastCancer.org. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women, […]