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La Palmera Spa recently held a “Martini and Mani Night” fundraiser for Links des Pink, a local breast cancer awareness and support group. Presenting the $100 donation is Jessica Meaux of La Palmera Spa to Kathy Cormier of Links des Pink. Links des Pink is a non-profit group with the sole purpose of raising money for mammograms, hope baskets, St. Jude’s, Hospices Camp Braveheart and for prosthesis, gas cards, monthly meetings and more for Miles Perret Cancer Service Center. If you or someone you know needs help please contact LaNell or Richard Melancon at 337-247-7465 or linksdespink@gmaild or view us at

Links des Pink receives donation

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Five generations gathered at the home of Tobi Leger in Vidrine, La. to welcome the latest generation into the family. The five generations include Tammy Parrott, grandmother; Nona Prejean, great-great-grandmother; Tobi Leger, mom, holding the newest addition to the family, her daughter, Landry Leger; T.J. Preajean, great-great-grandfather, and Becky Prejean, great-grandmother.

Five generations

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Harold Dartez celebrates his 90th birthday. He is shown with wife and children, They include (left to right) – Michael Dartez, Alice Stewart, Velta Frederick Dartez, Harold Dartez, and Matt Dartez.

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Harold Dartez celebrates his 90th birthday

Celebrating a 90th birthday

Harold Dartez of Maurice, Louisiana, will be celebrating his 90th birthday on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
A very special and well-attended family birthday party was held at the home of Harold and his wife of 64 years, Velta Frederick Dartez, on Saturday, January 14.
The event was hosted by their three children and their spouses - Michael and Phyllis Dartez, Alice and Kim Stewart, and Matt and Michelle Dartez.

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Auxiliary Unit 29 supports community

The American Legion Auxiliary Vermilion Unit 29 once again shows their support to local schools and the education of our children.

Through their “Give 10 To Education” program they distributed supplies to four different schools in the area, giving ten supplies to each one.

The recipients were Seventh Ward Elementary, Eaton Park Elementary, Herod Elementary and J. H. Williams Middle School.



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