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  • Acadiana Breastfeeding Coalition Breastfeeding Awareness Program

    August 7, 2012 8:56 AM

    Theme of the program for Mothers/babies/families is ":Breastmilk: Mother Nature's Power Drink". They will have updates on our current events, book readings and slide show for children, "Baby wearing" style show, t-shirts refreshments and door prizes. This event will take place at the Lafayette Parish South Regional Public Library... more »
  • Mom promotes meningitis vaccine awareness

    May 14, 2012 10:40 AM

    GALLIANO, La. (AP) - A Galliano woman who lost her son to bacterial meningitis in 2006 is working to promote public awareness of a vaccine for the disease. Jeri Acosta tells The Courier of Houma that she wants to make sure no other mother has to go through what she... more »
  • Lawsuit Filed in School Bus Crash

    June 26, 2011 11:39 PM

    In Iberia Parish, an update on a fatal motorcycle crash involving a school bus. It happened last month, when State Police say the driver of that bus failed to yield while making a left hand turn, hitting the motorcyclist, 25 year old Kirt Rebert who was pronounced dead at... more »
  • Did you know it's National Adoption Awareness Month!!

    November 22, 2010 9:30 AM

    It's National Adoption Awareness Month! There is a need for foster/adoptive parents in the Lafayette Region. The LA Department of Children and Family Services are excited to have had 640 foster care adoptions in the in the State of Louisiana. For more information on adoption/foster parents visit, www.DCFS@la.gov... more »
  • A Breast Cancer Awareness Program

    October 19, 2010 7:05 AM

    Lydia Cancer Association is having a Breast Cancer Awareness Program on October 23rd, at the Vermillion Parish Library in Abbeville. The program will be from 6pm - 8pm. There will be a Guest Speaker - Linda Rose from Breast Center of Acadiana and Comedian - Sandra Babineaux. Food, door... more »
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Movement's Dynamic Duo

    October 6, 2010 5:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The breast cancer awareness movement's dynamic duo, Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley, have watched their audience evolve in nearly two decades of promoting the pink ribbon, matching lipsticks and mammograms. Instead of convincing people to talk about breast cancer, they find themselves courting a generation... more »
  • "THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS" PRAYER VIGIL AND AWARENESS CONCERT SATURDAY 9/11

    September 10, 2010 5:15 PM

    Nearly 200 years ago Andrew Jackson joined forces with Jean Lafitte and organized a volunteer force of Native Americans, Baratarian pirates, Southern militia, and free men of color. Defending their homeland-this diverse group of out numbered citizen warriors defeated the British army in one of the most decisive victories in... more »
  • Public Awareness Campaign in BR-"Low pants, no chance"

    September 6, 2010 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge Metro Council member wants the parish to boost a public awareness campaign against men who wear their pants so low that their boxer shorts show. Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle has a slogan for the campaign: "Low pants, no chance." The Advocate reports... more »
  • St. Landry Public Awareness of Teenager Social Trends

    April 27, 2010 5:36 PM

    A St. Landry Parish Public Awareness will be held Wednesday April 28, at St. Edmund's Jeanmard Hall from 6-7:30 p.m. Capt. Jack West of the Covington Police Dept. will talk about teenage and young adults social trends. After parents complete this course they will know, according to the... more »
  • Robbery Awareness

    November 29, 2009 4:53 PM

    CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS BUREAU BULLETIN In an effort to maintain a safe and secure environment during the upcoming holiday season, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office wants to make the public aware that criminal statistics have shown that during the holiday season criminal activity increases. The economic conditions of... more »
  • DSS Kicks Off Adoption Month With Celebration at Governor's Mansion

    November 6, 2009 1:48 PM

    Events planned across state all month BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Social Services (DSS) will celebrate the 451 families who made adoptive commitments to 582 Louisiana children over the past year at the 11th Annual Adoption Celebration today (Friday, November 6) beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the... more »

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