SpringHill Suites’ beautiful new hotel on Settlers Trace Boulevard was the setting for the Pat Terry Visual Arts Endowed Scholarship Memorial Fundraiser. The reception featured live music by Lyle Begnaud, Jeremy Davidson and Jacob Beslin.
LGMC celebrated its 100th anniversary at an elegant soiree held at the AcA. CEO David Callecod unveiled a shadowbox showing some of LGMC’s landmark accomplishments since its humble beginnings as the Lafayette Sanitarium to the newly renovated facility it is today. The hospital also launched the Lafayette General Foundation to raise funds for LGMC’s technological advances and expansion of services. After an auction led by state Sen. Fred Mills, the gala finished with music by Feu Follet.
(1) Niki Viltz (2) Simone Naquin (3) Melissa and Brian Kelly
(4) Clay and Linda Allen (5) Carolyn Huval (6) Dr. Kal and Vinnie Vereena (7) A.J. and Vanessa Miller (8) Kim and David Callecod (9) Olivia Regard (10) Gordon and Catherine Rountree, and Greg and Jane Guidry (11) Dr. Phil Gachassin and Nick Gachassin Jr.
With their latest triumph, the Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome. Unfortunately, two of their remaining three games are on the road.
The festival is scheduled for March 21-22 in New Orleans.
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Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday, December 10, 2013:
For the first time in at least five years, retired teachers, state workers and school system employees could see an increase in their pension checks.
Lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration shared a collective sigh of relief with the news that Louisiana's tax amnesty program brought in the $200 million that they used to help balance this year's budget.
Drew Brees often makes the extraordinary look routine, particularly during night games in the Superdome.
The Cane Fire Film Series will be screening The Savoy King, a feature documentary on Swing-era drummer-bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlems Savoy Ballroom.
The teams were extended invitations Sunday for the New Year's Day matchup played at Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Outfit Of The Game looks at jewelry.
Holiday party with style
Funds will expand Early College Academy from 250 to 1,000 students
Let ’em know and you could win a $250 night out.
Paul’s customer giveaway named
Some of the many events taking place this weekend include The Festival of Light and the Fire & Water Festival.
Appropriate for the season of giving, exhibit features behind-the-scenes images of beloved icon.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 1,775.
The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims decreased to 1,850 from the previous week's total of 2,854. For the comparable week a year earlier, there were 4,048.
If all 44 projects are approved, about $300 million would remain in the fund set up as a down payment to help the Gulf.
Last week, the Saints gave up 429 yards to Seattle, second most in a game this season.