Crane provides informative look into African culture

Complete with photos and items from Africa, Isabella D. Crane, center, presented a program on African currency and costume and provided insight on some of the continent’s varying cultures at the Rotary Club of Crowley’s Tuesday meeting. Serving as program organizer was Isabella delaHoussaye, left, and the meeting was led by President Scott Shumacher.

For years now, Isabella D. Crane has been interested in things from abroad – their cultures, their geopolitics, etc. – and she has traveled to these countries to learn more.

Chamber plans ‘Lagniappe day’ event on July 12

A citywide retail merchant promotion for all businesses hold a Rayne occupational license will be hosted by the Rayne Chamber of Commerce for their customers.

OneAcadia will host ‘One Community’ here

The new parish-wide business alliance, OneAcadia, will host a “get acquainted” social on Thursday, June 19, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m for Rayne’s business and community leaders at The Green Room in Ray

City Council sets tax rate

LITTER LEADERS of Martin Petitjean Elementary were recognized by Mayor Roland Boudreaux during Monday night’s Council meeting for their efforts on behalf of the Cleanest City contest. Club founder Bryson Meche, president, left, won Principal Kim Cummins’ approval to form a Litter Leader club of third graders to pick up trash on the school grounds. He was joined by Samauna Paddio, club vice president, center, and Jaedance Wood, a club member. Mayor Boudreaux announced the Cleanest City artwork of MPE students would be featured in the city’s 2015 calendar.

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