Zachary officials welcomes State Representative Kenny Havard and La. Department of Transportaion personnel July 17 to discuss plans of Church Street's new J-turn. Zachary City Councilmen John Coghlan, Tommy Womack and Francis Nezianya, Jeff Chatelain, project engineer with DOTD, Mayor David Amrhein and La. Representative Kenny Havard, from left. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)
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This year's playhouse, valued at nearly $17,000, was designed by Lilliput Play Homes and will be assembled by local builder Faulk and Meek General Contractors, LLC. The playhouse will be on display during the Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser at the Mall of Louisiana July 26-Aug. 17 with $5 raffle tickets available for a chance to win. All proceeds will benefit Capital Area CASA Association to support its advocacy efforts on behalf of abused and neglected children in need of safe, permanent homes.
Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association is pleased to announce its 20th annual Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser presented by title sponsor Holmes Building Materials.
Leaders of Capital Area United Way and guest from United Way Worldwide gather for 2013-14 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet. They are, from left: Stephen Toups, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer with Turner Industries and CAUW’s incoming campaign cabinet chair; CAUW President/CEO Darrin Goss, Sr.; US President of United Way Worldwide and Guest Speaker Stacey D. Stewart; Scott Berg, Market President with Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry and CAUW’s 2013-14 Board Chair/2014-15 Governance Chair; Christy Reeves, Executive Director of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation and CAUW’s outgoing governance chair; and Ralph Bender, Chief Financial Officer with Manship Media and CAUW’s 2014-15 Board Chair Elect.
It was standing-room only, all to celebrate Capital Area United Way’s board of directors, donors, staff and volunteers at their 2013-14 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet on Monday.