Nov 12, 2009 11:18 AM by sleonard
The League of Women Voters of Lafayette will present its second annual Just Desserts community awards event this evening at 7:00 p.m.
Honorees are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, excellence in performance, and leadership through motivating others, in keeping with the missions and policy commitments of the League.
This year's recipients are as follows:
Safeguarding Democracy: Virginia W. deGravelles
Increasing Community Dialogue: Rev. Lloyd Joiner, Jr.
Mobilizing People to Take Action (joint award): Danica Adams, Elizabeth "E.B." Brooks
Improving the Quality of Education (joint award): Judge Thomas Duplantier, Michelle Breaux
Making a Lifetime of Difference: Theresa V. Davis
The event, which offers a menu consisting only of desserts, will be held at a La Carte in the Oil Center. A silent auction will begin at 7:00 p.m., followed by the awards program, which is scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m.