May 5, 2018: Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge. Active For Autism Run/Walk, Fun Fest plus Silent Auction. Sponsors and Donations for Auction items needed. Please contact: Jamie Tindle at 225-216-7474 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area: April 11, 8-4:45 at the Marriott. They are hosting an Education Conference. Dr. Cameron Camp, PhD, is the keynote speaker on "Pathways to Care." Other presentations include a panel of experts on "Resolving Dissention." The cost for caregivers is $50 and $150 for professionals earning CEU's.
EBR Lions Club: May 14, Golf Tournament at Coppermill. There will be a lunch before the 1pm shot gun start and dinner after the tournament. Fees are $100/person or $400 for 4. Hole sponsor signs are $100 (with signs provided).There are plenty of door prizes and raffle tickets. Contact Tim LeBlanc, 501.513.7353 or Dave Peek, 225.413.0232.
Friendship Force of Baton Rouge: April 19, 11:30am; lunch at Albasha's on Bluebonnet and May 17 at Mason's Grill - also a "Cinco de Mayo" party May 5. Contact Thornton Cofield, 225.278.3344 or Barbara Wittkopf, 225.766.1505.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: April 20, 7:30-2:30 will host their Annual Conference, Holiday Inn South. To be an exhibitor or volunteer contact Kathy Coleman,
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank: April 14, Saturday, 11-1 at Goodwood Library Empty Bowls is an international effort to fight hunger personalized in each community by local artists and the arts community. Guests enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread donated by area restaurants in a hand-made bowl lovingly crafted by local artists. Proceeds help fill the truly empty bowls of the less fortunate. There will be food, l.ive music, silent auction, Kid's Zone, and hands-on pottery making. Everyone takes home a bowl of their choice.
May 12, Saturday - Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This is a national one-day food drive hosted by the US Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers. Everyone is asked to leave nonperishable food items by their mailbox for their postal carrier to pick up and deliver to the Food Bank. Protein rich foods like canned meats and peanut butter are especially needed, even more in the summer months when children are out of school.
May 14, Monday - Slice of Life Gold Tournament beginning with a shot gun start at 10 am at Carter Plantation, Springfield. Teams and individuals are welcome. Contact Charlene
Montelaro, Charlene@brfoodbank.org; 225.359.9940.
Kiwanis Club of LSU: April 25, Annual Jambalaya Lunch, 11-2, Nelson Building, LSU. Cost is $7. Contact Morris Welch, 225.802.2211 or Erik Kjeldsen, 225.931.5542 - including to go orders.
Louisiana Bonsai Society: April 14&15, 11-5 is their Annual Spring Bonsai Show at the Goodwood Library's 'future coffee shop' by the main library entrance (where they are having their meetings while the BR Garden Center is being re-modeled). There will be a lecture/demo at 2pm each day. The main purpose is for everyone to develop their bonsai skills. Contact Lowell Tilley, 225.242.2396 9cell; email@example.com.
STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response): April 12, 5:30-9pm, Mestizo Give Back Night. STAR will receive 15% of the proceeds. Contact Alicia Murphy, 225.615.7093.
Women Wine & Connections: April 18, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Silver Sun, 654 Lobdell Ave, BR. Join a 2 hour social networking event for ladies to build relationships. They will be collecting new pillows for the IRIS Domestic Centers.
May 16, 5:30-7:30 pm at Inspired Closets, 15534 Airline Hwy, BR, another 2 hour social networking event. Contact Ellen Martinez, 225.229.8562; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barbara Wittkopf, ICC Secretary