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Guest speaker Ackerman at St. Edmund

Jerry Ackerman, a student speaker on social media, was a guest at St. Edmund. Ackerman spoke to St. Edmund parents on Dec. 7 about Parenting the Snap Chat Generation. He guided parents through steps to safe guard students through their usage on social media. Ackerman also spoke to Pre-k through sixth-graders on Dec. 8 about the differences between bullying and conflict and procedures and steps to handle these situations. Ackerman spoke with seventh through twelfth-graders about Five Things Every Teenager Needs to Hear.

Steve Riley at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will feature a performance by Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 6 p.m.
Advanced tickets are $15.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
Every Saturday: Savoy Music Center Jam Session from 9 a.m. to noon, information: 457-9563.

Drew Michael Ortego, 3, was more intereted in Santa’s attire than anything else as he and many other children had the opportunity to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the conclusion of the parade. Kids enjoyed cookies and punch and a visit with Santa and his wife inside the City Hall lobby. Ortego is the son of Nikki and Shannon Ortego. (Photo by Myra Miller)

A Christmas Parade and kids visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus

The annual Kiwanis Christmas parade was held Thursday evening at downtown 2nd Street. St. Edmund High School cheerleader squad members braved the cold and windy climate. Some of the parade participants included bands from Eunice High, Basile High and Iota High schools. (Photo by Myra Miler)

Angel Tree at Eunice Post Office

Surprise a resident at Eunice Manor with a Christmas gift. By picking an angel from the Angel Tree at the Eunice Post Office, a resident will receive a Christmas gift. Inside the post office lobby is a tree with colored angels with written gift ideas for residents at Eunice Manor. Pick an angel, buy a gift, wrap it, and return the gift with the angel taped on the gift to the post office. Deadline is Dec. 20. Leslie Deshotel of Eunice stopped by at the post office and picked an angel. (Photo by Myra Miller)

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