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Iberville Parish Swamp Life Expo to demonstrate Basin living

The Iberville Parish Swamp Life Expo is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Iberville Visitors Center in Grosse Tete.
The Swamp Life Expo includes demonstrations by local fishermen showing the art of weaving fishing nets, making crawfish traps, maintaining catfish hoop nets and trapping freshwater shrimp.
Learn about native plants, see and buy local handicrafts and art, and watch flint knapping demonstrations. Listen to live Cajun Zydeco music and taste samples of home-cooked dishes and desserts by local residents.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of Education will offer a master’s degree that will enable students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in disciplines other than education to teach in elementary schools. (UL photo)

UL Lafayette’s new master’s degree offers French immersion concentration

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of Education will offer a master’s degree that will enable students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in disciplines other than education to teach in elementary schools.
The masters in teaching in elementary education will eventually replace the College of Education’s elementary alternative teacher certification program.
The new degree is also intended to increase the number of teachers qualified to teach French immersion.

Free workshops set for small business owners

The Sustainable Agricultural Rural Development Institute (SARDI) has partnered with the USDA and the Acadiana chapter of SCORE to hold two events for rural business owners in the Acadiana area.
The free learning sessions will be held on Sept. 25 at SARDI’s office, 1209 Diesi St., in Opelousas.
Activities will begin at 9 a.m. with a ‘Marketing Mix for Rural Businesses,” followed by a ‘Facebook and Instagram Ad Workshop’ at 6 p.m.

Food safety meetings scheduled

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will hold four outreach meetings around the state to update produce industry stakeholders on the implementation of the new Produce Safety Rule from the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
The Produce Safety Rule establishes science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing and holding of fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.

A grand re-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center, formerly Studio P3, 121 S. 4th St., Eunice. The Eunice Chamber of Commerce assisted. (Photo by The Eunice News)

Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center

A grand re-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center, formerly Studio P3, 121 S. 4th St., Eunice. The Eunice Chamber of Commerce assisted. (Photo by The Eunice News)

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