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.
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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 AARP birthday and anniversary celebrants recognized at Jan. 8 meeting.

AARP receives 'Commanders Award' at meeting

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.

Miguez Photography
Chuck Walters and Brenda Walters were presented as King and Queen Adonis XLIII during the men’s Krewe of Adonis tableau Jan. 13 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Theme of the area’s first Mardi Gras ball of the season was “Adonis Fantasy World Adventures.” The krewe will also present the area’s only nighttime Carnival parade at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 in Morgan City.

Krewe of Adonis crowns royalty Jan. 13

Mardi Gras officially began with Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, festivities. Carnival balls began Jan. 13.



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