Teacher Award nominations needed
LAFAYETTE — The deadline to nominate a teacher for the Lafayette Education Foundation’s annual Teacher Awards is Oct. 31.
The awards program honors active, K-12 teachers in Lafayette Parish public, private or parochial schools.
Nomination forms are available at www.lefoundation.org or by calling LEF at (337) 234-3229. A completed nomination form must accompany a written explanation about why the teacher is deserving of the award.
Finalists will be honored during the annual awards show on Jan. 23 at the Heymann Performing Arts Center.
University fall blood drive set next week
LAFAYETTE — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and United Blood Services will hold a fall blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in front of Dupre Library and near Zeus on campus.
The drive is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha and Lambda Chi Alpha with a donation goal of 125 pints.
Donors will receive a “Best Donors Ever” t-shirt, which relates to the university’s Homecoming theme of “Best Week Ever,” and coupons for a free order of fried pickles from Walk On’s and a free coffee from CC’s Coffee House on campus.
Compiled by theAcadiana bureau