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 today (Aug. 5) at 4 p.m.
A mandatory team captains meeting will be held at EHS today 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 needs graduates from the Class of 1980 to play.
Information: Chawana Vidrine Fontenot, 457-9435 or Sandra Atchison Fontenot, 318-201-8020.
1964, 1965 classes
need EHS players
The classes of 1964 and 1965 (or older) are looking for players for the Eunice High School Alumni Tourney.
Interested players or information: 739-6666.
EMTL registration until Aug. 21
The Eunice Men’s Tennis League Fall registration is currently under way until Aug. 21 at the law office of Terry Hoychick, 141 S. 6th Street.
First date of play is set for Aug. 27. Dues are $30.
Captains will meet on Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m.
All men 18 years or older are welcomed and encouraged to join. From beginners to the highly skilled, there will be a place for you.
Matches are set for every Monday evening for 12 weeks.
Late registration at EHS set Monday
Eunice High School will hold late registration Monday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. for those students who missed registration last week. Classes begin Friday.
Blood Drive coming
to city on Monday
The 14th annual 99.1 KXKC and United Blood Services Tour de Life Blood Drive will be at the Eunice Walmart on Monday 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 Tues.
There will be an Open House at Highland Elementary Tuesday 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 Tues.
Glendale Elementary will have its “Meet The Teacher” on Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m.
Parents are invited to attend the Open House function.
Eunice Elem. Open House set Aug. 8
Eunice Elementary will have its “Meet The Teacher” Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Charlene Richard Mass set Friday
The 53rd Annual Mass for Charlene Richard will be held in Richard at St. Edwards Catholic Church, on Friday at 6 p.m.
Father Mike Shea, director of the Charlene Sarnelli Orphanage in Thailand, will be the celebrant for the Mass.
to open Friday
The Pandemonium Theater Group will present “Barely Heirs” Friday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and again Sunday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Grand Opera House in Crowley.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students/or seniors.
The play is directed by Machelle L. Booty.
Information: 337-785-0440, or 337-230-9175.
Eunice Boy Scouts Car Wash Sat.
The Eunice Boy Scouts Troop will hold a car wash and bake sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Don’s Glass on Laurel Avenue.
St. Mathilda’s Altar Society Garage sale
St. Mathilda’s Altar Society will have a garage sale on Saturday at the St. Mathilda’s Church Hall from 8:30 a.m. until.
Information: 457-4651 or 457-2957.
GGLBC Youth Retreat set Sat.
The Greater Golden Light Baptist Churcch Youth Dept. in Basile along with Pastor Gregory Fontenot will host its annual Youth Retreat on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m.
The Youth would like to extend an invitation to celebrate their “Return to School” program.
The guest speaker will be Minister Emerson Badty of Zion Travelers Baptist Church of Mamou.
Next Week --
ELTL set Aug. 13
The Eunice Ladies Tennis League’s fall registration will begin Monday, Aug. 13 and continue through Aug. 24 at the Eunice City Hall’s Mayor’s office from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day.
Registration fee is $25 which includes 12 weeks of play and an end-of-the-season banquet. A player must be 18 years of age or older and have knowledge of the game, score keeping, and court etiquette.
The ELTL welcomes ladies from all surrounding areas.
The first date of play will be Sept. 4.
B & B meeting set
for Aug. 13
Eunice Bulb & Blossom Garden Club meeting is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. at the home of Connie Thibodeaux.
La. Statehood Exhibit Jean Lafitte
The Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve’s Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice will host the exhibit “Becoming Louisiana: The Path to Statehood” in honor of the bicentennial of Louisiana statehood.
“Becoming Louisiana” will be available for viewing from Aug. 16 until Sept. 27. Created by curator Herman Mhire, graphic designer Kate Ferry, and Louisiana historian Charles Elliot, the exhibit documents the role that Louisiana’s geography and cultural heritage played when Louisiana became the 18th state.
Admission to the center and exhibit is free. The center is located at 250 West Park Ave.
Information: 457-7700 or at www.nps.gov/jela.
GTLBC hosts Male Chorus musical
The Greater True Light Baptist Church will host its 11th annual Male Chorus Musical on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. and again on Sunday, Aug. 19 during its 8:30 a.m. service in conjunction with the church’s Annual Men’s Day Service.
The public is invited. The church is located at 341 Anne Street in Eunice.
Coming Up --
meeting Aug. 23
The City-Wide MLK Celebration Committee is meeting monthly to plan the 2013 celebration.
The next meeting will be Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. at the South East Center. The committee meets on the fourth Thursday of every month.
The general public is invited.
Information: Carlton N. Frank, Jr., chairman, 457-7533.