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  • Photo provided by TAYLOR BALKOM --- 'Cash for Schools' --- At a coffee hosted by Lt. Gov. Jay Daardenne, right, at the Old State Capitol July 26 to proclaim it Community Cash for Schools® Day in Louisiana and celebrate the program's 25th anniversary are Community Coffee officials, from left, Norman Saurage, Matt Saurage and Donna Saurage. Thirty local schools were honored by Matt with certificates of appreciation for participating in the program, which collects UPC labels from Community Coffee brand products to raise money.

  • Photo provided by CHELSEA BROWN --- 'Royal Affair' --- Among those honoring Delta Sigma Theta sorority debutante queen-elect Chelsea Brown, standing third from left, at her 'Royal Affair' tea July 17 at the Marriott Hotel are, seated, paternal grandmother Juanita Brown Bradford; and, standing, paternal grandmother Jackie Reed, paternal grandfather Constable Maj. Reginald R. Brown Sr., maternal grandfather Arthur Noflin, mom Nancy Noflin Reed and maternal grandmother Rosalie Ledoux Noflin.

  • Photo provided by ASHLEY MOTSINGER --- Sip 'n See --- Alzheimer's Services hosted a Sip 'n See reception July 25 for the newest members of its Rosemary Society including, from left, Len and Trish Sedlin, and Mathew Laborde. The new donors toured the Resource Library as well as Charlie's Place Respite Center to see first-hand the impact of their support.

  • Photo provided by LEONA BENOIT --- Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler --- Getting together for the annual board meeting and social of Krewe Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler at the Amite River home of Jim and Kathy DeFranceschi July 21 are, from left, President Chrissy Wilbert, President-elect Lisa Munn, Treasurer Barbara Mier, past President Leona Benoit and 2014 King Derek Overstreet.

  • Photo provided by LEONA BENOIT --- Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler --- Getting together for the annual board meeting and social of Krewe Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler July 21 are board members, front from left, Peggy Hebert, Margaret Scroggs, Kim Overstreet and Johnny Grimmett; and, back, host Jim DeFranceschi, Tracy Carroll, Pam O'Neil and Clif Murphy.

  • Photo provided by NICOLE COLVIN -- Experience the Difference --- At the Baton Rouge General Foundation's donor appreciation event Aug. 1 at the Bocage Racquet Club celebrating the success of its 2013 Experience the Difference luncheon are, from left, foundation President Beth Veazey, Baton Rouge General's Artist in Residence Juliet Lockwood, Baton Rouge General interim President Dr. Evelyn Hayes and Baton Rouge General Pennington Cancer Center's Dr. William Russell.

  • Photo provided by NICOLE COLVIN -- Experience the Difference --- At the Baton Rouge General Foundation's donor appreciation event Aug. 1 at the Bocage Racquet Club celebrating the success of its 2013 Experience the Difference luncheon are, from left, Baton Rouge General Senior Vice President of Community Relations George Bell with the evening's co-hosts Bud and Lydia Parnell.

  • Photo provided by MELISSA BELL --- Knock Knock --- Taking the Knock Knock Children's Museum's Imagination Playground on the road to BREC's Womack Park Center July 25 are, back from left, Knock Knock board Chairwoman-elect Staci Deumite Duhé, BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight and current board Chairwoman Kelli Harton with campers, from left, McKenna Talley, Aniyah Jackson-James, Syniah Holmes, Claire Malbrue, Gavyn Jones, Trenise Carter, Ameerah Mills and Aalivia Ruffin. The Imagination Playground also made stops at BREC's summer day camp programs in Zachary and Jackson Park.

  • Photo provided by MATT PARRISH --- Order of the Golden Heart --- On hand to honor their Sigma Phi Epsilon brother John Allen, third from left, on receiving the fraternity's highest honor, the Order of the Golden Heart, at the national Conclave in Dallas Aug. 3 are, from left, Adam Grashoff, Eric Guerin, Alex Cagnola, Chris Hester and Zach Barilleau.

  • Photo provided by MARI BUZBEE --- Welcome back --- Claiming first place in the jambalaya/pastalaya cookoff at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School's annual Welcome Back Social for the school's faculty and staff Aug. 3 is the Tiger Bait team of Eddie Acosta and Joel Forbes, second and third from left, seen here with their wives, Carmel Acosta, director of religious education, and Kelly Forbes, business manager.

  • Photo provided by TIMOTHY RODRIGUE --- Jazz & Cocktails --- Celebrating summer at the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business and LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association's traditional Jazz & Cocktail social July 25 at the Business Education Complex are Flores MBA Alumni Association officers, from left, Troy Prevot, Randy Raudabaugh, Travis Euggino, John Prestigiacomo, Meredith Warner, Natalie Noel, Craig Juengling, Shelia Pounders and Court Bradford.

  • Photo provided by LEONA BENIOT --- Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler --- Getting together for the annual board meeting and social of the Krewe Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler July 21 are board members, front from left, Peggy Hebert, Margaret Scroggs and Johnny Grimmett; and, back, host Jim DeFranceschi, Tracy Carroll, Pam O'Neil and Clif Murphy.