Arc of Acadiana slates charity golf
LAFAYETTE — Registration is still open for Arc of Acadiana’s charity golf classic Oct. 26 at The Wetlands Golf Course.
The nonprofit organization is committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The first of two flights tees off at 7 a.m. and the second flight tees off at noon.
Event sponsors also are needed. For information or to register, contact Mhairi Metzel at Mhairi.Metzel@arcofacadiana.org or at (337) 364-7215.
Philanthropy awards to honor eight
LAFAYETTE — The Community Foundation of Acadiana’s Second annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Cajundome Convention Center.
The foundation will present a Leader in Philanthropy Award to the following outstanding philanthropists in each of its eight parish service areas who have created an impact in their communities:
Acadia Parish, Michael G. Francis; Evangeline Parish, Dr. Charles Aswell III; Iberia Parish, Ernest Freyou; Lafayette Parish, Paula Woodson Blanchet; St. Landry Parish, Reggie and Marie Dupré; St. Martin Parish, Ray Pellerin; St. Mary Parish, Bob Miller; and Vermilion Parish, Nathan Granger.
The event’s keynote speaker is Todd Graves, founder and CEO of Raising Cane’s, who was recently named “Restaurateur of the Year” by the Louisiana Restaurant Association.
Tickets are $50 and tables of eight are $495. To purchase tickets, call Katie Lahey at (337) 769-4844. For sponsorship information, contact Raymond Hebert at firstname.lastname@example.org or (337) 769-4848 or Eric Guidry at email@example.com or (337) 769-4845.
Kickball tournament to help youth camp
LAFAYETTE — A kickball tournament benefiting Camp Bon Coeur, a summer camp for children with heart defects, is planned for Oct. 27 at the Lafayette Little League ballpark, 601 Broadmoor Blvd.
The tournament is organized by Acadiana Sports Leagues and proceeds will benefit Camp Bon Coeur and its mission to serve children with congenital heart defects.
Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 27 and the first pitch is at 9 a.m.
Cost is $250 per team and teams must include at least six men and four women. The maximum team roster is 12. Each team is guaranteed a minimum of three games in the pool play format.
The event also will feature a Halloween costume contest and the best-dressed team will win a prize. A home run derby also features a prize for the longest kick.
Register at http://www.geauxasl.com. To learn more about Camp Bon Coeur, call (337) 233-8437 or visit http://www.heartcamp.com.
the Acadiana bureau