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Nominations for Lafayette Civic Cup now open

Posted at 1:13 PM, Sep 15, 2020

LAFAYETTE, La. - Nominations for the 87th annual Civic Cup Award opened Sept. 13. The award honors a person who has accomplished an outstanding humanitarian or civic deed or good deeds benefiting the Lafayette community.

The nominee must not have received payment for the deed and it must not have been done in the regular line of duty. The honoree will be selected from nominations submitted by the public and chosen by an anonymous committee made up of past Civic Cup award recipients.

The nominations are open through Oct. 4 at

Since 1933, the Lafayette Civic Cup has been awarded to an outstanding individual who has given their time and resources to improve the Lafayette community through philanthropy. The first recipient was Lafayette Mardi Gras and Oil Center founder Maurice Heymann, and other recipients through the years have included Edith Garland Dupre, Greg Davis, Jewel Lowe and last year's winner Jerry K. Greig.

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