Taking a break from my fast-paced life, I decided to join the agents from Van Eaton & Romero at the Townhouse Restaurant for a laid back evening for the company's Agents Appreciation Fish Fry. I don't think there's a better way to show your appreciation for your employees than an annual party, and many of you know Party Girl is always up for being appreciated ' especially for my good sense of style. But I have to hand it to Van Eaton & Romero for their stylish fete; more than 150 guests attended this summer gathering. Though the weather was a bit smoldering, anyone and everyone will attest that this was a wonderful evening of relaxing, visiting with fellow agents and eating great food on the New Orleans-style garden terrace.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.