Rice Festival

Festival Blood Drive Monday

United Blood Service’s Anne Laughlin hosted a luncheon at Fezzo’s Restaurant on Wednesday to thank those who helped her organize the International Rice Festival Community Blood Drive, which is being held on Monday at the International Rice Festival Building. From the left are 77th International Rice Festival President Romona Credeur, Laughlin, Dwayne Fulton (Falcon Rice Mill), Robbie Trahan (Falcon Rice Mill), Volunteer Blood Drive Coordinator Mike Pastor and Tom Dew (Falcon Rice Mill).

Area residents will have the opportunity to celebrate life and the Rice Festival festivities by joining in the annual International Rice Festival community blood drive. The drive will be held Monday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Rice and Creole Cookery Contest details set

Contestants line up to check in their dishes at last year’s Rice and Creole Cookery Contest.

The Rice and Creole Cookery Contest, an outstanding feature of the International Rice Festival, will be held Friday, Oct. 18, at the Acadia Parish LSU AgCenter, located at 157 Cherokee Drive in Crowley. Rice dishes and recipes must be brought in between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Convertibles need for Rice Festival

The International Rice Festival is looking for convertible automobiles for the children’s parade and the grand parade.

Anyone interested in driving their vehicle in either parade please contact Josh Spell at 337-581-7101.


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