Family & Youth E-Newsletter, Lake Charles, LA August 2010
Family & Youth celebrated 40 years of serving Southwest Louisiana, conducted the annual meeting, and awarded the Humanitarian of the Year and the Youth of the Year at LíAuberge du Lac Casino Resort on Monday, June 28, 2010. More
Family & Youth coordinated a congressional trip to Washington, D.C. to support Southwest Louisiana youth. The experience in Washington, D.C. exposed youth to advocacy work, civic engagement, and opportunities to make a difference. More.
Family & Youth Festival 2010 was a huge success! The Lake Charles Civic Center was the place to be on Saturday, August 21, 2010. Nearly 2,000 people joined us for fun, games, crafts and live music. More.
The Family Foundation successfully launched eGala Online Auction raising funds to benefit programs of Family & Youth-Autism Support Alliance, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Children's Advocacy Center (CAC), The Counseling Center, Human Services Response Institute (HSRI), The Leadership Center for Youth (TLC), Performance Employee Assistance and Business Services, and Children and Families Action Network (CFAN). More.
Words to the wise: Never play your feelings cheap. Contrary to popular belief, thoughts donít rule the world. When it comes to making smart decisions, knowing what your gut is telling you is your number one best resource. More.
Something to Talk About: Sexual Health and Safety for Girls, Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 5:30-6:30 PM
Piecing it Together, Harlequin Steaks & Seafood, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010
Dinner at Mi CASA, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010
TLC Cook Off
Get "Fired Up" for a cook off between Sheriff Tony Mancuso and District Attorney John DeRosier to benefit Youth of Southwest Louisiana. The event will be hosted by Willie King and Wanda Cooper. Mark the date-Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. More details to come.
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Family & Youth, 220 Louie Street, Lake Charles, LA 70611, 337-436-9533, www.fyca.org
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