Recent Zachary High graduate Madison Petty, left, is the recipient of the Rotary Club of Zachary's 2014 Service Above Self Scholarship. Rotarian Ryan Vivian presented Petty with a certificate acknowledging her scholarship award on July 17. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN Though award-winning artist Madison Petty, 18, has juried in art shows throughout the area, her plans for attending LSU in the fall include majoring in business management, not art. Petty was recently chosen as one of two scholarship recipients by the Rotary Club of Zachary.

Baker Rotary Club members prepare to pick up litter on Main Street July 15. Top row from left: Larry McCaleb, Gary Mitchell, George Myer, Claudia Stirgus, Leonard Benjamin and Mayor Harold Rideau. Front row from left: John Butler, Pam Spencer, Shelley Joseph, Lisa Swilley, Ginger Vann, Doris Alexander and Lori Borruano. (PHOTO/Patt Roberson)

by Patt Roberson/PLAINSMAN CORRESPONDENT The Baker Rotary Club has adopted Main Street (aka La. Hwy. 19) and was out in force July 15 conducting its quarterly litter patrol.
BATON ROUGE--The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians (LAFP) held its 67th annual assembly and exhibition July 3-6 in Destin. Approximately 50 family physicians from Louisiana and various states participated in this continuing medical education conference.

Recent Zachary High graduate Madison Petty, left, is the recipient of the Rotary Club of Zachary's 2014 Service Above Self Scholarship. Rotarian Ryan Vivian presented Petty with a certificate acknowledging her scholarship award on July 17. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Baker Rotary Club members prepare to pick up litter on Main Street July 15. Top row from left: Larry McCaleb, Gary Mitchell, George Myer, Claudia Stirgus, Leonard Benjamin and Mayor Harold Rideau. Front row from left: John Butler, Pam Spencer, Shelley Joseph, Lisa Swilley, Ginger Vann, Doris Alexander and Lori Borruano. (PHOTO/Patt Roberson)

Capital Area United Way Hosts annual meeting, banquet

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.

Zachary Rotary Club awards scholarships

Recent Zachary High graduate Madison Petty, left, is the recipient of the Rotary Club of Zachary's 2014 Service Above Self Scholarship. Rotarian Ryan Vivian presented Petty with a certificate acknowledging her scholarship award on July 17. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Baker Rotary attacks Main Street litter

Baker Rotary Club members prepare to pick up litter on Main Street July 15. Top row from left: Larry McCaleb, Gary Mitchell, George Myer, Claudia Stirgus, Leonard Benjamin and Mayor Harold Rideau. Front row from left: John Butler, Pam Spencer, Shelley Joseph, Lisa Swilley, Ginger Vann, Doris Alexander and Lori Borruano. (PHOTO/Patt Roberson)

by Patt Roberson/PLAINSMAN CORRESPONDENT

The Baker Rotary Club has adopted Main Street (aka La. Hwy. 19) and was out in force July 15 conducting its quarterly litter patrol.

Mike Morris Memorial Golf Tourney Sept. 26 at The Bluffs

Deadline to sign up for the annual Mike Morris Memorial Golf tournament is Sept. 19. Contact Chris Davezac at 654-0201 for more information!

The 14th annual Mike Morris Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 26, at the Bluffs Golf Resort, 14233 Sunrise Way, in St. Francisville.

Impact Charter Elementary School to open Aug. 18

Participating in the parents' meeting for Impact Charter Elementary School on June 26 are Kenytara Snowden, kindergarten teacher; Myra Harris, first-grade teacher; Eric Scott, instructional and technology specialist; Laura Tracy, first-grade teacher; Chakesha Scott, founder and Impact chief executive officer; and Christopher Smith, inaugural principal. (PHOTO/Patt Roberson)

by Patt Roberson/PLAINSMAN CORRESPONDENT

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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.

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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.

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Capital Area United Way’s Big Five Award winners (from left):
Outstanding Volunteer Award – Scott Berg
Outstanding Media Award – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Julio Malera
Community Impact Award – The Emerge Center (formerly known as The Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation) – Board Chair Jean Paul (J.P.) Perrault and Executive Director Melissa Juneau
Standard of Excellence Award – Turner Industries – Michelle Hardy
Myron Falk Service Excellence Award – Wendy Abboud

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.

Obituaries

Juanita Bertrand Guillory, of Eunice, 76, passed away June 15, 2014.

EUNICE--It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the loss of our loved one, Juanita Bertrand Guillory, who passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

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