The West Crowley Beautification Club presented the September Yard of the Month award to Ms. Kathy Hollier. Those present for the award presentation were, from left, Dr. Ezora Proctor, Ms. Mary Harmon, Hollier, Israel Syria and Mrs. Rose Jacob.
Crowley Mayor Greg Jones signed a proclamation designating Saturday, August 21, 2010 as Churches Coming Together Day. Nine churches from different denominations met Saturday at the Martin Luther King Center in Crowley in a show of unity. Those in attendance for the proclamation signing were LaVera George, Treasurer; Beverly Garrick, T-shirt committee chairperson; Mayor Jones, Sheral Garrick, vice chairperson; and Lula Sanderford, food committee chairperson.
FIRST SCHOOL DAY WELCOMES: Little Mary Delco and Bryson Matte, center, were welcomed at Central Rayne Kindergarten for their first day of Pre-K during the 2010-2011 school year by principal Patsy Cart, right, and teacher Ricci Arnaud, left. According to Cal Simar, supervisior of school welfare and attendance for the Acadia Parish School Board, first day tallies of students showed a slight increase in the number of parish public school students. The first day figure was 8,131, compared to 8,096 counted at the beginning of last year’s fall enrollment. The student enrollment, he pointed out, is not final and is expected to change (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
The Crowley High School marching band gets in its final days of practice before the start of the school year and football season. The band is under the direction of its new band director Donald Richard.
The Gallery recently held a gala to mark the end of the 21st Annual Rice Capital Juried Art Competition. Cayla Zeek, center, placed first in the High School category and won Best in Show-Children/High School. Making the presentation was Crowley Art Association President Robert Baxter, right, and CAA Vice President Rosslyn Moore, left.
The Crowley Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours was hosted by the Crowley Therapy Group, located at 720 North Avenue K, on Thursday, July 29. Among those on hand for the Business After Hours were, front row from left: Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Kayla Link, Chamber of Commerce Board Member Jill Habetz, Chamber of Commerce Board Member Pat Miers, Crowley Therapy Group Tech Simone Dorr, Crowley Therapy Group Secretary/Receptionist Mary Hayes, Crowley Therapy Group Co-Owner Darrell Albro, Crowley Therapy Group Physical Therapist Brad Daigle, Crowley Therapy Group PTA Andy Nichols, Crowley Therapy Group Physical Therapist Heather Hill, Crowley Therapy Group Occupational Therapist Marilyn Arabie, Crowley Therapy Group Co-Owner Chris Thibodeaux, and Crowley Therapy Group Tech Justin Leger; back row: Chamber of Commerce Staff Member Amy Stansbury, Chamber of Commerce Board Member Danny Nugier, Chamber of Commerce Board Member John Morgan, Crowley Therapy Group Co-Owner Kevin Touchet, Crowley Therapy Group Physical Therapist Eric Lambousy, Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Bryan Frances, Thibodeaux, Albro and Touchet Office Manager Natalie Walker, Crowley Therapy Group Occupational Therapist Anne Stewart, Thibodeaux, Albro and Touchet Secretary Chasidy LeJeune and Crowley Therapy Group Public Relations Terry Gage.
Ladies with Curves recently held a “Girls Night Out” at The Gallery where artist Shirley Griffin held a Paint and Party Workshop. The ladies who attended were, front row, from left, Sara Hogan, Maria Broussard, Camille Broussard, Jannah Simon; second row, from left, Jerrie LeBlanc, Dixie LeLeux, Kathleen Gilder, Jevon Guidry, Josette Abshire; back row, from left, Angie Daigle, Gretchen Martin Cormier, Debbie Hebert, Tracy Broussard, Alice Desormeau, Elsie Rowell, Crystal Thibodeaux, Natasha Simon and Clementine Kirsch.