National Popcorn Day is celebrated at the end of January, although its exact date is a matter of debate, said The Popcorn Board. Various sources report it as Jan.
St. Mary AARP officers and board members for 2020-21 are, from right, Jessie Boudreaux, president; Vickie Armstrong and Alicia Robicheaux, board members; Lea Hebert, treasurer; Carolyn Giandelone and Carroll Bertaut, board members; and Paul Vella, vice president. Also serving as a board member is Lou Campos. St. Mary AARP membership is ongoing. See the story for details.
The new St. Mary AARP officers for 2020-21 were at the helm for the Jan. 6 meeting at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP in Morgan City.
Ginger Griffin, Patterson Garden Club member, gave a program demonstrating the use of quick drying clay to form a dish then pressed a large leaf in it to form a design during the club’s Jan. 15 meeting. President Evelyn Estay led the business meeting prior to the program. The next meeting will be Feb. 19. A plant exchange will be held.
Patterson Garden Club held its monthly meeting Jan. 15. The next meeting will be Feb. 19. A plant exchange will be held.
Members of the Marine Corps League — St. Mary Detachment present a certificate of appreciation to St. Mary AARP for its participation in the League’s Toys for Tots Campaign. From left are Alan Pellerin, Horace A. Pete Jr., Ricky Lacoste, AARP President Faye Smith, David Martin, Bill Goessl and Glen Swain—Gordon Smith photos
St. Mary Parish AARP Chapter 4435 held its monthly meeting on Jan. 7 at the St. Mary Senior Citizen Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.
Richard LaCoste, left, and Bill Goessl, right, of the Marine Corps League, St. Mary Detachment, presented St. Mary AARP with its Commanders Award for the organization's contributions to the Toys for Tots campaign. St. Mary AARP President Faye Smith accepted the award.
—Gordon Smith Photos
Kayla DeGuzman, left, and Hannah Henry, right, members of Berwick High School’s Interact Club, invited St. Mary AARP members to the club’s Jan. 29 “Self Defense for Seniors and Teens” presentation. With the duo is St. Mary AARP President Faye Smith.
St. Mary Parish AARP Chapter 4435 held its monthly meeting Jan. 8 at the St. Mary Senior Citizen’s Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.