Chez Hope honors
Chez Hope held its annual Mayor’s Breakfast Friday at the Forest Restaurant in Franklin. Patti Ibert, fourth from left, was presented the organization’s Peacemaker award for her work in the community. Ibert is director of the Emergency Aid Center in Franklin, supported by United Way of South Louisiana. From left above are Cherrise Picard, Chez Hope program coordinator and director of services; Roby Pitre, board president; Sami Riley, executive director; Ibert; Chuck Autin, board vice president and chairperson of the Emergency Aid board, and Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, also an Emergency Aid board member. Attendees of the breakfast included, below from left, Jeanerette Mayor Timothy deClouet, Baldwin Mayor Wane Breaux, St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin, Sen. Brett Allain, Mayor Pro-Tempore Sandra Turner of Patterson, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliffe, Picard and Riley.