St. Mary AARP holds officer, board elections
Officers and board members were elected during the Nov. 7 St. Mary AARP meeting. More than 400 members were in attendance at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.
Selected to serve a two-year term as officers were Paul Vella, president; Curtis Leonard, vice president; Ann Lombardo, treasurer; Jane Aucoin, recording secretary; and Joe Pizzuto, correspondence secretary.
Eight board members will also serve a two-year term. They are Linda Darce, Linda Eues, Jerry Fabre, Pat Fryer, Gene Gaudet, Myrt McNemar, Alicia Robicheaux and Carol Francis.
The meeting’s meal was purchased by Hargrave Funeral Home and prepared by Sterling Fryou and the “Mac McNemar Team.” A chicken and sausage gumbo and potato salad was served.
Entertainment for the gathering began with the musical talents of Hubert Francis prior to the start of the meeting. Les Danseur de Bonne Terre, a dance troupe from Houma, provided the meeting’s entertainment.
Birthday cake was donated by M C Bank in honor of all November birthday and anniversary celebrants. Coffee was provided courtesy of Mid South Bank and Maison Jardin.
In other St. Mary AARP news:
—Nov. 15, St. Mary Parish Council and St. Mary Community Action Agency will host its free Thanksgiving senior citizens dinner at 11 a.m. at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center. Bingo starts at 10 a.m.
—Nov. 28, a chapter meal will be held at Amelia Belle.
—Dec. 10, an AARP Saturday Dance will be held from 7-11 p.m. with music by Wayne Foret. Tickets are $6 in advance and $10 at the door.
—Every Wednesday bingo is held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch is available for $3.
—The St. Mary AARP Membership Drive is under way. Membership renewal is $10 per person until Jan. 31, 2012. The cost of membership will increase after the deadline.
—Thanks were extended to everyone that provided provisions and volunteered at the meeting.