Acadia Volunteers for Family and Community meet

LSN STAFF PHOTO / Lisa Soileaux
On hand for the Jan. 15 Acadia Volunteers for Family and Community Council meeting were, from left, seated, Mary Ann Sagrera, AVFC family life committee chair, Night Club; JoAnn Dupuis, Roberts Cove Club president, AVFC special projects committee chair; Ruth Ann Klumpp, Iota Club president, AVFC literacy committee chair; Elaine Chatagnier, AVFC Council president, Iota Club; Martha Grantham, Night Club president; Willie Etta Servat, Roberts Cove Club; Rita Benoit, Night Club; standing, Dot Leger, Roberts Cove Club; Joyce Lalande, Roberts Cove Club; Anna Margaret Zaunbrecher, Roberts Cove Club; Christina Hornsby, Roberts Cove Club; Rosie Trahan, AVFC treasurer, Night Club; Lula St.Germaine, Roberts Cove Club; Darleen Courville, AVFC secretary, Iota Club; Joyce LeJeune, Iota Club; Laura Leger, Roberts Cove Club; Lorraine Simoneaux, AVFC environment committee chair, Roberts Cove Club; and Myrtle Servat, Roberts Cove Club.


An Acadia Volunteers for Family and Community  (AVFC) Council meeting was held on Jan. 15 and hosted by the Roberts Cove Club members. 

Members from Volunteers for Family and Community Roberts Cove Club presented an international program on Germany and prepared a meal of authentic German dishes. They met in the Roberts Cove German Heritage Museum, and the AVFC members enjoyed the food, surroundings and delightful hospitality.

Elaine Chatagnier, AVFC president, presided. New officers were elected as follows: Elaine Chatagnier, president; Ruth Ann Klumpp, vice president for public policy; Darleen Courville, secretary/reporter; Rosie Trahan, treasurer; JoAnn Dupuis, parliamentarian; and Josie Thevis, past president/historian. 

Attending were members from the three affiliate clubs: Iota Club, Night Club and Roberts Cove Club.

Unfinished and new business items on the agenda were covered, including upcoming reports due to state, Achievement Day and the strawberry sale fund raiser. Of specific importance, the AVFC members will be hosting the LVFC Area 4 Day to be held in Acadia Parish in June and initial plans and ideas were discussed. 

The LVFC Area 4 is composed of seven parishes: Acadia, Beauregard, Iberia, Jeff Davis, Lafayette, St. Martin and Vermilion.

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