Melissa Matey of the Louisiana State Police spoke to the Rotary Club of LaPlace at our meeting on October 11, 2016. When asked what to do if you have a disabled vehicle on the interstate, she advised you should stay in the car with your seat belt fastened, put on your caution lights, and call 911 or *577 (the state police direct) for help.
The skit, "Fourth Graders Meet the American Flag" was presented to the fourth grade classes at LaPlace Elementary School on October 6th. Pictured are the Rotary members Mary Lynn Alltmont, Eliana DeFrancesch, Mike Tregre, Gordon Taylor, Constance Woods, Harry Glidden, and Betty Martin. Also pictured are two fourth grade teachers and the students that successfully answered questions about the flag at the end of the skit.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace presented "Fourth Graders Meet the American Flag" to the students at the Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School on September 29. 2016. Pictured are Rotarians Sheriff Mike Tregre and Clerk of Court Eliana DeFrancesch demonstrating how to properly fold the US Flag.
Rotary Club of LaPlace awarded the Student of the Quarter to Burnell Hall, a Senior at West St John High School, at the Rotary Meeting on September 27, 2016. Pictured is: Harry Glidden, Rotary Club President; Mr. Claude Hill, Jr., Principal of West St John High School; Burnell Hall; and Rotarian Betty Martin.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace awarded Teacher of the Quarter to Georgia Knight on September 13, 2016. Pictured are Harry Glidden, LaPlace Rotary President; Marie Comeaux, Principal of St Peter School in Reserve; Georgia Knight, Teacher of the Quarter; and Anita Dabon, Rotary Vocational Director.
2016-2017 Board of Directors l to R: Harry Glidden, President; Raj Pannu, President Elect; Melanie Basile, Past President; Eliana DeFrancesch, Secretary; Robbie Tomeny, Treasurer; Poonam Oberoi, Director; Cheryl Millet, Vice President; Anita Dabon, Director. Not Present was Damon Davis, Sgt at Arms.