Club Secretary Eliana Defrancesch pins the Rotary pin on Candice Hemelt as part of her induction into Rotary at the Rotary Club of LaPlace meeting on March 21, 2017. Candice works as an Advertising Representative for the l"Observateur newspaper in LaPlace.
Persons interested in join the Rotary are encouraged to contact the Rotary Club of LaPlace or any of our members.
Rotarian Melanie Duhe is shown reading to a first grade class at the John L Ory Magnet School on March 15, 2017.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace project Reading with Rotary is part of a series of community service projects being conducted by Rotary Clubs in Rotary District 6840 in celebration of 100 years service by The Rotary Foundation, the benevolent foundation of Rotary international.
The skit "Fourth Graders Meet the American Flag" was presented by the Rotary Club of LaPlace to the fourth grade classes at John L Ory Magnet School on March 15, 2017. Pictured are Rotarians: Mike Tregre, Betty Martin, Eliana Defrancesch, Mary Lynn Alltmont, Damon Davis, Melanie Duhe, Lucien Gauff and Harry Glidden.
This is the ninth year that the Rotary Club of LaPlace has presented this skit detailing the history, proper display methods and methods of showing respect to the American flag.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace began a Reading With Rotary project in March as a part of the celebration of the Centennial of the Rotary Foundation. Pictured is Rotarian Lucien Gauff reading to a kindergarten class at West St John Elementary School in Edgard, LA.
Paige Edler, a senior at East St John High School, was recognized as the Student of the Quarter by the Rotary Club of LaPlace at their meeting on March 14, 2017. Shown in the picture are Tabari Simon, Principal of East St John High School; Paige Edlar and Anita Dabon, Rotary Vocational Director.
Randie Bailey, a math teacher at John L Ory Magnet School in LaPlace, was recognized as Teacher of The Quarter by the Rotary Club of LaPlace at their meeting on March 14, 2017. Pictured above are Anita Dabon, Rotary Vocational Director; Randie Bailey and Christal Sylvain, Principal of John L Ory Magnet School.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace inducted Jorge Lavastida as a Rotarian at the Club meeting on March 14, 2017. Shown is Harry Glidden, who sponsored Jorge, and Jorge. Jorge is the Plant Manager for the Denka Performance Elastomers site located in Reserve, LA.