“Go Big” at Our Savior’s Church
A entire family event “Go Big” at Our Savior’s Church in Eunice will be held tonight from 6-8 p.m. The Public is invited, free admission.
There will be food, backyard games, and music.
The church is located at 1050 W. Laurel Ave. in Eunice.
“Camelot” run continues this week
Tickets for the Eunice Players’ Theatre summer musical, “Camelot”, are now on sale.
This legendary musical, starring Darrel LeJeune as King Arthur and Angie B. McBride as Queen Guenevere, will run today through July 28, 31 and Aug. 1, 2 and 4 with curtain at 7 p.m.
There will be a Sunday matinee on July 29 at 2 p.m.
Ticket information: David’s Hair Salon, 546-0163 or Turning Point, 457-2156.
Central Middle School will hold its registration for the upcoming school term today for fifth-graders from 9 a.m. until noon for last names A-L, and again for last names M-Z from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Registration for sixth-graders will be Friday from 9 a.m. until noon for last names A-L, and again from 1- 3 p.m. for last names M-Z.
Parents must bring proof of residency (utility bill, water, gas, electricity) $30 registration fee and students must be in their school uniforms to take an ID picture.
The City-Wide MLK Celebration Committee is meeting monthly to plan the 2013 celebration.
The next meeting will be today at 6 p.m. at the Southeast Center. The committee meets on the fourth Thursday of every month.
The general public is invited.
Information: Carlton N. Frank, Jr., chairman, 457-7533.
Next Week --
EJHS announces registration July 30
Registration for seventh and eighth graders at Eunice Jr. High School will be held on Monday from 7:30 a.m until 2:30 p.m.
Students must be present with a legal guardian and are asked to wear their uniform shirts for ID pictures.
Registration fees are $50. To register, a parent or guardian must present current July or August 2012 utility bill, electricity, water or gas bill in order to register.
New registrants from outside the public school system must have birth certificate, social security card, updated immunization records, final report card from 2011/2012 school year and spring 2012 standardized test scores.
United Way holds school supply drive
The St. Landry-Evangeline United Way is asking local communities to help “Stuff the Bus”, a school supply drive for local students and teachers, from Monday to Aug. 3.
Items needed include backpacks, crayons, calculators, paper towels, scissors, three-ring binders, folders, markers, pencils, pens, hand sanitizer, rulers, paper, glue sticks and more.
Walmart gift cards and cash will also be accepted.
Items can be taken to Eunice Winn Dixie, Donald Gardner Stadium on Union Street across from Walgreen’s and next to the fire station in Opelousas, or City Hall in Ville Platte from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 - Aug. 3. Volunteers are needed to accept donations. Donations will be for students and teachers!
Information: United Way, 942-7815 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
EHS sets registration Jul. 31
Eunice High School will hold its fall registration for the 2012-2013 school year on Tuesday from 8:30 until noon for tenth-through twelfth-graders.
Freshmen registration will be held on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
New students who did not attend St. Landry Parish schools will have registration on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m.
In order to prove residency, all students must provide the school with a copy of their most current electric bill. Only electric bills will be accepted. The copy must show the parent/guardian’s name and the physical address. Copies will NOT be made at school. Students will not be allowed to register without a proof of residency.
The registration fee will be $75 per student and must be paid at the time of registration.
For more information, call 457-3011.
WOW Lodge 243 new meeting time
WOW Maple Lodge 243 will be meeting on the first Thursday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Ruby’s Restaurant.
The next meeting is set for Aug. 2.
Information: Chris at 580-1055.
ABC Ladies Retreat Aug. 3
A Ladies Retreat will be held at ABC (Acadian Baptist Center) in Richard beginning Friday, Aug. 3 with a dinner and ending Saturday, Aug. 4 with a luncheon.
The fee is $45 with a $10 non-refundable deposit.
Camp Maryhill Reunion Aug. 4
The Camp Maryhill Reunion will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the Fatima Knights of Columbus Hall, 515 Rena Drive, in Lafayette.
Word of Life Car Raffle set Aug. 4
The Word of Life Fellowship and Academy will be raffling off a clean, grey 2006 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle has great gas mileage and has an extended warranty.
The raffle will be held Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. at 3304 Hwy. 190 E in Eunice. Winner need not be present and is responsible for tax, title and license.
Tickets are $30 each or $300 for a book.
For more information or tickets, call Word of Life at 457-4345.
Back to School Fun Day set Aug. 4
An annual Back to School Fun Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Southeast Center beginning at 10 a.m.
The event, sponsored by Parent’s Outreach Club and Black Men Make A Difference Club, will have guest speaker Laura Balthazar of Opelousas.
School supplies will be issued and members of the NAUW will be giving out school uniforms and coats collected over the summer months.
Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program.
Coming Up --
EHS Alumni Tourney meeting
The sixth annual EHS Alumni Tournament will be held on Aug. 17-Aug. 19 at the Eunice Recreational Complex. Team captain is still need for class of 1979.
The deadline to sign up is Sunday, Aug. 5 at 4 p.m.
A mandatory team captains meeting will be held at EHS on Aug. 5 at 5 p.m.
Early check in begins at 4 p.m. Information: Tara Fruge LeBlanc, 505-0615 or 457-8149 or 457-2857.
Calling the EHS
Class of 1980
The EHS Alumni Co-Ed Softball Tournament will be held on Aug. 17 through Aug. 19 at the Eunice Recreation Complex.
Graduates from the Class of 1980 are needed to play!
Information: Chawana Vidrine Fontenot, 457-9435 or Sandra Atchison Fontenot, 318-201-8020.
Blood Drive coming
to city on Aug. 6
The 14th annual 99.1 KXKC and United Blood Services Tour de Life Blood Drive will be at the Eunice Walmart on Monday, Aug. 6 from noon until 6 p.m.
United Blood Services and 99.1 KXKC will visit several locations throughout Acadiana in an effort to increase our community blood supply.
UBS is urging the public to donate blood as donations across Acadiana have dipped this summer and blood usage has increased.
All Tour de Life donors will receive a special:
“Tour de Life” T-shirt and a coupon for a free Chicken Sandwich from Chick-fil-A.
Donors will also be automatically registered to win the following:
One of FIVE $200 Visa Cards and a three-night stay in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach from Meyer Vacation Rentals.!!
Donors must be at least 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Remember to bring a pictured ID and a list of any medications you are currently taking.
Go to bloodhero.com to schedule your appointment.
at Highland Aug. 7
There will be an Open House at Highland Elementary on Tuesday, Aug. 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The Open House will begin in the school’s cafeteria where there will be an introduction of the staff and afterwards parents are invited to the classrooms.
Parents may bring their child’s school supplies during this time and pay their child’s activity fee of $30.
parents on Aug. 7
Glendale Elementary will have its “Meet The Teacher” on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Parents are invited to attend the Open House function.
Charlene Richard Mass set Aug. 10
The 53rd Annual Mass for Charlene Richard will be held in Richard at St. Edwards Catholic Church, on Aug. 10 at 6 p.m.
Father Mike Shea, director of the Charlene Sarnelli Orphanage in Thailand, will be the celebrant for the Mass.