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  • Photo provided by MARY ANN CAFFERY -- 'Summertime Blues' -- Visiting at the 'Cure for the Summertime Blues' reception at Caffery Gallery July 11 are, from left, artists A.J. Meek, Rancy Boyd-Snee, Mary Ann Caffery and Frankie Gould. The event was part of Mid City Merchants Association's art hop.

  • Photo provided by PAT ROBINSON -- Rotary leaders -- Taking the oath of office at a dinner at Juban's Restaurant July 9 are Capital City Rotary Club officers, from left, Vice President Anselmo Rodriguez, Secretary Loretta Bates Fletcher, Treasurer Frank Parrino, Chaplain the Rev. Tom Bergeron, Assistant Chaplain Maria Edwards and President Pat Robinson.

  • Photo provided by KARLA KING -- 'Summertime Blues' -- Getting a 'Cure for the Summertime Blues' at Elizabethan Gallery as part of the Mid City Merchants Association's art hop July 11 are gallery owner Liz Walker, second from left, and Associated Women in the Arts artists, from left, Cheri Fry, Kay Lusk and Lynn Washaeur.

  • Photo provided by ELIZABETH BRANTLEY - Celebrating the Fourth - Visiting with Atchafalaya artisan Gene Seneca, right, at the Iberville Museum's Fourth of July celebration are Iberville Museum Association board members, from left, James 'Fry' Hymel and Stella Tanoos. The Grosse Tete artist entertained visitors with stories of his work in the Atchafalaya Basin and demonstrated the art of cypress carving.

  • Photo provided by LORI LANDRY -- Xanadu welcome -- Among the new members receiving their pins and trademark pink boas at the Krewe of Xanadu's new member orientation at the Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette June 29 are, seated from left, Missy Shuman, Laurence Vincent, Allison Gagnard, Michelle Boudreaux and Shelley Johnson; and, standing, Whitley Bartels, Amy Hanna, Lisa Vidrine, Aimee Barber and Cat Terrebonne.

  • Photo provided by LORI LANDRY -- Xanadu welcome -- Among the new members receiving their pins and trademark pink boas at the Krewe of Xanadu's new member orientation at the Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette June 29 are, seated from left, Dawn Laviolette, Eleanor Henry, Mary Brandmeyer, Kristel Dees and Deedra Harrington; and, standing, Nina Baxter, Cindy Jensen, Teryn Clause and Christene Zagone.

  • Photo provided by LORI LANDRY -- Xanadu welcome -- Among the new members receiving their pins and trademark pink boas at the Krewe of Xanadu's new member orientation at the Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette June 29 are, seated from left, Hazel Stabler, Stephanie Aldret and Gretchen Babineaux; and, standing, Nicki Hue, Mary Kay Thomas and Claire Broussard.

  • Photo provided by CHARLOTTE McGEHEE -- Coffee time -- Among those attending the Krewe of Iduna's spring coffee for general members are 2014 Ball Captain Jennifer Webre, right, and Maid Allison Hulgren.

  • Photo provided by RICHARD VLOSKY -- Farewell honors -- Chapter Secretary Krisanna Machtmes, third from left, receives the LSU Chapter of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi's special recognition award at a farewell reception from, from left, President Richard Vlosky, Treasurer Ryan Machtmes and Vice President Michael Kaller. After 10 years of service to the chapter, Machtmes is departing LSU to take a faculty position at Ohio University.

  • Photo provided by KENDALL HEBERT -- CAUW welcome -- Among those welcoming the Capital Area United Way's new CEO Darrin Goss Sr. to town at a July 1 reception for Alexis de Tocqueville donors and prospective donors are, from left, incoming CAUW board chairman Scott Berg, the honoree and wife Vee Goss, hosts Devera and Jerry Goss and CAUW Director of Major Gifts Lauren Cathey.

  • Photo provided by PAULA WILBERT -- Brusly reunion -- Celebrating their 72nd class reunion at the 1941 Class Reunion at Acme Oyster House in Baton Rouge July 1 are members of the Brusly High School Class of 1941, seated from left, Anita Courtade Sanders, Gloria Rivault Wilbert, Louise Molaison Smoth, Mae LeJeune Broussard and Edith Blanchard Owens; and, standing, Burt McNeil, Jack Sarradet and Alvin LeJeune.

  • Photo provided by PAT REED -- 'Celebrate America!' -- At a July 2 get-together of the state officers of the Louisiana Society Daughters of the American Revolution at the home of Recording Secretary Pat Reed they voted as their project 'Celebrate America.' Seen are, seated from left, Nan Davis, third vice regent; Norma Lester, first vice regent; Sue Simpson, state regent; Katie Lomardino, second vice regent; and Pat Gallagher, chaplain; and, standing, Charlotte White, historian; Lea Martin, treasurer; Marilyn Hightower, corresponding secretary; Reed; Cheryl Gott, organizing secretary; Zora Olsson, registrar; Nancy Bickham, librarian; and Francis Jake, adviser/parlimentarian. Margie Luke is curator.

  • Photo provided by Alonzo Scott Photography -- Young Leaders -- At the July 10 graduation ceremonies for the Young Leaders Academy are, front from left, Neeraj Edwards, Lawrence Freeman, Demarcus Jefferson, Myron Peters and Jaren Gaines; and, back, Louisiana Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard, Executive Director Tonya Robertson and Program Manager Kenneth McFarland. Dobard was the featured speaker for the evening.