THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Shirley Griffin, far right, hosted the October meeting of the Attakapas Study Club at The Gallery in Crowley. Program presenters were, from left, Ray Scriber, director of Louisiana Main Street; Connie John, president of Crowley Main Street; and Debbie Butler, coordinator of The Gallery.

Attakapas Study Club ‘visits’ downtown Crowley

The Attakapas Study Club of Crowley recently held its October meeting at The Gallery in Crowley.

Members of the Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., on hand for the chapter’s recent breast cancer and domestic violence awareness event, along with those participating in the event program included, front row, Jada Young (daughter of the late Chyna Young of Crowley, who was killed as the result of domestic violence); second row from left, Betty Gums (Israelite Baptist Church), Ruth Wilson, Shanetta Poullard Green (domestic abuse survivor), Chevon Clayborne (breast cancer survivor), Sharon Rawls, Sheryl Alexander, Bertha Stevens, Cynthia Dominick, Deborah Webster; third row, Cheryl Shelvin Lewis (member of sorority chapter and first lady of Israelite Baptist Church); Eliska Joseph (first lady of Jerusalem Baptist Church), Mona Mel Woods (Israelite Baptist Church), Aisha Ali, Vicky Milson, Regina Allen (GinaCares), Latikka Magee-Charles, Sherry Yokum (Israelite Baptist Church), Dr. Michelle Calloway; fourth row, Marlon Drew.

Chapter hosts domestic violence, breast cancer awareness event

The Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., recently paired with GinaCares to sponsor an afternoon devoted to raising awareness about breast cancer and domestic violence.

Delores Cryer handily snagged the first place prize in this year’s Crowley Garden Club’s International Rice Festival Door Decorating Contest with her superhero-themed decorations. Garden club member Saja Hoffpauir, right, presents the blue ribbon to Cryer.

Jenny Guidry won second place with her harvest-themed decorations, which included rice used in a variety of manners. Hoffpauir hangs Guidry’s red ribbon on her wreath.

Taking third place honors in this year’s Crowley Garden Club’s International Rice Festival Door Decorating Contest was Acadiana After-Hours Walk-In Clinic. Garden club member Sissy Gall, far left, presents the award to, kneeling from left, Ashley Thibodeaux, Amber Benoit; front row standing, Beverly Walker, Angela Bearb; back row standing, Kim Richard, Justin Rozas and Ashley Bearb.

Garden Club Rice Festival Door Decorating winners announced


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