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Members of Link Des Pink at their annual golf tournament fundraiser.

Links Des Pink looking to grow

On Tuesday, February 19, Links Des Pink Cancer Organization will hold an open house at the Vermilion Parish Library in hopes of gaining new volunteers as well as donations.
Founded in 2007, the Links des Pink Cancer Organization became the very first non-profit cancer awareness and support organization in Vermilion Parish. The organization began with only a few dedicated individuals who united with one another for a better cause; to help those going through cancer and organizations trying to stop cancer.

Landry-Lalande connecting Maurice to Economic Development

Vermilion Parish is ripe for investment and the board of Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is excited about the work they’re doing in all areas of the parish. To help provide vision and direction for the staff and programming is the organization’s 15-member board representing Vermilion Parish cities, towns, and government organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

Kaplan High School Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini demonstrated the use of her ‘fob’ to enter the school.

Visitors are to press the button as demonstrated in the photo. Doing so will engage a camera and the front desk will let you know when you can enter.

Kaplan High School becomes pilot for new school security system

KAPLAN — Dr. Janet Guerrini, KHS Principal, has always kept her students’ safety at the top of her list of goals. This year, she took safety a step forward with a new security system for the school. Sound & Communication Systems, Inc has a solution for all schools to ensure the safety of everyone inside. Kaplan High School is the first school in the parish to use the system.

Despite what is built around the camper, the town of Delcambre wants residents who live in a camper to be able to haul off the camper twice a year to meet FEMA regulations.

Delcambre aldermen talk about having residents who live in campers, RV’s to move them twice a year due to FEMA

DELCAMBRE — If you are living in a camper in Delcambre, it has be moved twice a year if it is not elevated.
An ordinance for the town of Delcambre was introduced; as required by FEMA, states that any recreational vehicle (RV, camper) is required to be moved from its location for at least 24 hours.
According to www.laseagrant.org, recreational vehicles in A and V flood zones has to be moved every 180 days.

Jerome Puyau

Puyau answers questions about Landry’s lawsuit appeal

A Vermilion Parish resident had questions that they are hoping someone can answer when it comes to the school board appealing the Louisiana State Attorney Generall Jeff Landry’s lawsuit.
Last week, the three former school board members, along School Board member Chris Gautreaux, filed an appeal to the Third Court of Appeal. They do not agree with Landry’s decision to make what occurred at last year’s January, 2018 school board meeting null and void because the board allegedly violated the Open Meetings Law.

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