Party Girl succumbed to the ReProm talk about town, which was far from the traditional fund-raiser with a far sexier crowd. On April 12 at River Oaks, the Lafayette Education Foundation gave supporters a chance to relive and re-create their high school proms. Thanks to the age-old credo that cocktails will soften vanity, the fashionistas of Lafayette came out in full swing in ’50s to ’80s attire — from lavender and baby blue tuxedo suits on the men to Madonna-mocking woman to Miami Vice looking babes. River Oaks did a fabulous job with the buffet, and the Robbie Bush Band had everyone grooving until midnight just about the time when the lights came on.
I think it’s important to recognize the men and women that helped raise a whopping $105,000 for LEF: The 2008 LEF ReProm Court are as follows: Kathy Aloisio, L.J. Alleman; Bill Bacqué, Van Eaton & Romero.; Suzy Lynch-Cummings, Ascension Day Preschool; Lauren Dupré; Michele Ezell, Tsunami; Debbie Deano Foreman, Par Realty; Ruth Forest, Louisiana Urology Center; Bob Giles, Giles Automotive; Billy & Denny Guilbeaux, Southside Bakery; Hope Hebert; Dr. David Legendre, Acadiana Addiction Center; Thomas Lemaire, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service; Gwen Lewis, Prairie Elementary; Jimmy Mallia, Dwight Andrus Insurance; Sen. Mike Michot; Lou King-Patin, King-Patin Staffing Services.; Rep. Joel Robideaux; Scott Saunier, Acadian Integrated Solutions; Brooke Sokol, Lafayette Coca-Cola; and D. Dale Thevenet. Party On! — PG
Emily Foreman and Debbie Foreman
Re-Prom Queen Lou Patin and Re-Prom King Bob Giles
Kim Mallia, Lauren Dupuis and Jimmy Mallia
Leslie Ste Maire
Hope Hebert, Suzy Lynch-Cummings and Aileen Bennett
Michele Ezell and Rachel Spoon
Louisiana has joined nine other states in support of Indiana’s appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that the Hoosier State’s ban on sam-sex marriage violates the Constitution.
The eclectic vibe of summer
Three bedroom River Ranch cottage or four bedroom Youngsville traditional home
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The Saints are being cautious in an effort to minimize risk of re-injury.
Most personal auto insurance policies exclude coverage when people charge money to drive others in their personal vehicles.
In this letter to the editor, Lafayette Parish School Board member Shelton Cobb (the board's former president) weighs in on the difficulty behind this year's budget process, calling out a number of his fellow board members over their inability to drop their power struggle with the superintendent and make the interests of the students a top priority.
Acadiana's nightlife guide.
LSU Health Sciences Center says people with a common, hard-to-treat kind of lung cancer can join a new national trial to test drugs faster.
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Three bedroom Sunset Victorian or three bedroom Opelousas Acadian home
Louisiana designer commissioned for NYC Awards gift
The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is considering whether to get involved in a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal for his attempts to undermine use of the Common Core education standards in Louisiana's public schools.
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Acadiana's nightlife guide.
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Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could top 10 percent.
Three bedroom traditional Lafayette home or three bedroom Breaux Bridge home
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