Paul Aucoin, Executive Director of the Port of South Louisiana, was the speaker at the November 29, 2016, Rotary Club of LaPlace. Paul described the impact the Port has on the local, state, national, and world economies. Port Commissioner Judy Songy accompanied Paul to the meeting.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace was one of the Gold Sponsors for the St John Sheriff's Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Members of the Rotary Club also helped serve meals to the Senior citizens in attendance at the luncheon. The East St John High School Interact Club also assisted at the event.
The officers for the Rotary Club of LaPlace 2017-2018 Year were elected at the Annual Business Meeting on November 15, 2016. Please congratulate the new officers and give them your support as they prepare to take office officially on July 1, 2017.
The Flag Presentation was given to the fourth grade at Fifth Ward Elementary School on November 11, 2016. Since it was also Veteran's Day, Rotarian Gordon Taylor brought his keyboard and added some patriotic music to the presentation. Shown are the students. teachers and Rotarians Fifth Ward.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace staffed the Daiquiri booth at the LaPlace Andouille Fest October 14-16, 2016. This is one of our fundraising activities which support our community projects. Pictured are Rotarians Poonam Oberoi, Cheryl Millet, and Raj Panuu.
The Rotary Club of LaPlace presented "Forth Graders Meet the American Flag" to the 4th grade classes at Garyville Magnet School on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Pictured are the students that answered questions correctly at the end of the presentation. Also pictured are Rotarians: Betty Martin, Eliana DeFrancesch, Mike Tregre, Gordon Taylor, Dean Torres, and Mary Lynn Alltmont.