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  • Photo provided by the Krewe of Romany -- Romany Page Party -- Attending the Krewe of Romany's annual Page Party on June 23 at the home of Charla Wade are, from left, Toni Richard, Ann Malloy Kimble, Madelyn Claire Poissot, Andi Elizabeth Hayes, Evan Lee Schwartz, Michael Maxwell Kimble, Mitchell Anthony Wade and Mitch Kimble.

  • Photo provided by THOMAS J. GRANER -- Denham Springs High reunion -- Visiting at the Denham Springs High School 50th Class Reunion on June 14 at Sammy's Grill in Central are, from left, Sylvia Hornsby Dunn, Judy Frey Speziale, John Thomas Patterson, coordinator Sammy Dixon Hannaman, Donna Felps Brown, Albert Berthelot, Mary Brent Criswell, Guy Cooper and Sandra Meadors Windom.

  • Photo provided by JOHNNY GORDON -- LSU retirees celebration -- Among those joining LSU Alumni Association President Charlie Roberts, center, at the association's Independence Day Celebration for LSU faculty and staff retirees on July 1 are, from left, Margie Whitehead, Dorothy Howell and Lucile and Charles Martin. This year's event featured bingo games and the awarding of dozens of door prizes.

  • Photo provided by BETH DAWSON -- Mission project -- Attending a Mission Luncheon spearheaded by the Jackson United Methodist Women on June 29 at the Jackson UMC Social Hall are, from left, Court Appointed Special Advocates recruiter Connie Stein, JUMW President Sandra Wilcox and CASA supervisor for East and West Feliciana Veronica London. Money collected at the event was donated to CASA, a group that serves as a voice for abused and neglected children.

  • Photo provided by MONIKA OLIVIER -- Welcome ceremony -- Attending a welcoming ceremony for two physicians from the Democratic Republic of Congo XXX at the Old State Capitol are, front from left, honoree Dr. Simeon Kashala, Baton Rouge Center for World Affairs President Monika Olivier, honoree Dr. Pierre Manya and Margaret Johnson of First United Methodist Church; middle, Dr. Osei Prempeh of Caring Clinic of LA, interpreter Ashley Herrick and Lori Lauve of HAART; and, back, Eugene Collins and Ty Runet-Bryant, both of the Office of Public Health. As part of the BRCWA's International Visitors Program, the two were presented with honorary mayor's certificates and were invited to raise the flag of their country. The Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church also honored their work with HIV patients in the Congo region. During their stay in Baton Rouge, they spoke at three Methodist churches and toured HIV clinics.

  • Photo provided by PATT ROBERSON -- Mayor's Prayer Breakfast -- On hand for the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast June 28 at the Baker Municipal Auditorium are, from left, guest speaker Jerry Stovall, master of ceremonies and Councilman Pete Heine and Baker Mayor Harold Rideau.

  • Photo provided by SHANNON FARHO -- Recital re-creation -- Baton Rouge native and St. Joseph's Academy alumna Margaret Jumonville, standing center, visits with grandmother Mary Abshire, seated, and parents Charles and Wendy Jumonville after re-creating a solo recital on June 30 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church for family and friends. The original performance in April was part of her requirements for a master's degree in Music Performance from Duquesne University in Pittsburg.

  • Photo provided by Playmakers -- Playmakers Patrons Party -- Serving drinks at the Playmakers Patron Party June 29 at the St. Tammany Art Association are Tom and Celeste Bubrig. Catering was by Ronnie, Betty and Ros Pogue, and entertainment was by Pat Clanton, Austin Roy, Katy O'Connell, Kristin Temple and Shannon Williams.

  • Photo provided by PATT ROBERSON -- Pilot Club officers -- Elected as new officers for the Main Street Pilot Club of Baker at a luncheon July 2 at Greenwood Park are, from left, President Carl Stages, Vice President Doris Alexander, Secretary Jean Byers and Treasurer Jennifer Cucullu.

  • Photo provided by JOANN DOOLOS -- PEO luncheon -- Enjoying a PEO Chapter C summer luncheon at Le Creole on July 8 are, from left, event coordinator Phyllis McKay, Nona Spence, Betty Hubbs and guests Carolyn Curry and Rachael Ehricht.

  • Photo provided by CLEVELAND BROWN -- Capitol High School reunion -- Gathered at the Capitol High School Class 1958 Reunion July 6 at the Holiday Inn South are, seated from left, Melvin Sanders, reunion chairman; Betty N. Dunn, co-chairwoman; and Joyce J. King; and, standing, Lena Batiste, Charles Hawkins, Sylvia W. Sanders, Katie S. Smith, Sarah C. McKee and Willie McKee.

  • Photo provided by ELIZABETH BRANTLEY -- Museum festivities -- Iberville Museum Association board members James 'Fry' Hymel and Stella Tanoos, from left, visit with Atchafalya artisan Gene Seneca at the museum's Fourth of July festivities. The museum hosted the Grosse Tete artist and his Atchafalya Lagniappe exhibit on July 4. Seneca also entertained visitors with stories of his work in the Atchafalaya Basin and demonstrated the art of cypress carving.

  • Photo provided by SHARON MCKNIGHT -- Scholarship Luncheon -- Attending the Dr. Martin L. King Zachary Committee Scholarship Luncheon June 15 at Lagniappe Restaurant in Baker to honor 17 graduates with monetary gifts and prizes are the top five honorees and committee members, from left, Lorette Robinson, commitee chairwoman Carolyn Hall, Erin Drye, speaker Johnny Anderson, Kellie Green, Trinity Johnson, Andre Jones, Taymond Bailey, Julia Gray and Linda Rubbins. Also serving on the committee was Wilbert Scott. Corey Stewart sang.

  • Photo provided by MARYANN ROWLAND -- BRG town hall meeting -- Gathered at Baton Rouge General's Mid City campus for a town hall meeting June 25 are, from left, BRG Senior Vice President of Community Relations George Bell, Mid City Revelopment Alliance Executive Director Samuel Sanders, BRG Interim President and CEO Dr. Evelyn Hayes, state Rep. Regina Barrow, BRG chief of security Jeff LeDuff, state Rep. Alfred C. Williams and Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer Dionne Viator. News was shared on the growth and development of both campuses.

  • Photo provided by MARGARET LAWHON -- Episcopal reception -- At an Episcopal Church Women of St. Luke's Episcopal Church reception honoring their newest clergy wives June 30 are, from left, Julie Owen, wife of the Rev. Dr. Bryan Owen, rector; Katie Lamb, wife of the Rev. Watson Lamb, curate; Dr. Martha Pope, widow of the late Rt. Rev. Clarence Pope, former rector of St. Luke's; and Glenn Wiggins, wife of Deacon Reese Wiggins.