Attending the Bayou Vista Garden Club May meeting were, seated from left, Janice Verret, Ann Breaux, Darlene Aucoin, Jo Ann Ryan, Donna Bucci, Gloria Roy and Annita Blanco. Standing from left are Carol Schaub, Kim Alcina, Jennie Aucoin, Suzan Fangue, Donna Richard, Dawn Thomason, Mary Myers, Nancy Marcel and Jean Chauvin.
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Hostesses for Bayou Vista Garden Club’s May meeting were Donna Bucci, left and Jo Ann Ryan. Bucci created a mass floral design, “To Friends,” using daisies, chrysanthemum, leather leaf fern, and asparagus fern.

Bayou Vista Garden Club takes garden tour

Jean and Darryl Chauvin hosted the Bayou Vista Garden Club May meeting at their home on Bayou Teche in Patterson. This was the last meeting of the 2016-17 season.

St. Mary AARP crowned Theresa Henry as its AARP Mother’s Day Queen during its May meeting. From left are AARP President Bill Darce, Henry and AARP Board Member Alicia Robichaux.
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Klutts Jewelers and Twin City Funeral Home were meeting and meal sponsors for the St. Mary AARP May meeting. From left are Len Klutts, Klutts Jewelers; Bill Darce, St. Mary AARP president; and Amanda Gravois and Tosha Ashley, Twin City Funeral Home pre-need advisors.

Birthday and anniversary celebrants were recognized at May's St. Mary AARP meeting.

Henry crowned AARP Mother's Day Queen

St. Mary AARP Chapter 4435 held its monthly meeting on May 1 at the St. Mary Senior Citizen Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Bayou Vista Garden Club announced its numerous awards earned at the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Convention and the Deep South Region Convention. Displaying the awards at Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting were, from left, Donna Richard, Jean Chauvin, Ann Breaux, President Donna Bucci, Janice Verret and Jo Ann Ryan.
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Annita Blanco presented a program on her travels to Southern gardens at the April Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting.

Donna Richard, right, of Bayou Vista Garden Club was presented with a Louisiana Garden Club Federation Lifetime Membership. With Richard is the local club’s President Donna Bucci. The membership was given by Richard’s husband, Doyle.

Darlene Aucoin, left and Suzan Fangue were hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting. They also created the floral design, “Easter Friendship.”

Southern gardens topic of April BVGC meeting

During Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting, member Annita Blanco provided brochures and shared pictures of the Southern gardens that she has visited.

Guest speaker for the Patterson Garden Club March 21 meeting was Luke Bienvenu. He discussed beekeeping. Club Secretary Sharon Larson presented him with a gift of appreciation.
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Co-hostesses for the Patterson Garden Club March 21 meeting were Hannah Boudreaux, center, and Fedora Boudreaux, right. With them is club President Juanita Bienvenu.

Patterson Garden Club learns about beekeeping

The Patterson Garden Club held its monthly meeting on March 21 at the home of Iris Roy.



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