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DHR Elderly Celebrated Carnival Social - Thursday, March 9, 2017

St. James Parish Government, Department of Human Resources, Community Action Agency Elderly Services Program celebrated the Nineteenth Annual Carnival Social on February 17, 2017 at Rose’s Catering, located at 10141 Frontage Street, St. James, Louisiana. The Mistress of Program, Mrs. Marvis Brown, opened the night with the introduction of the past King and Queen followed by the invocation by Ms. Audrey Harris and welcome by Mr. Milton Cayette.  The 2017 "Young at Heart” King, Mr. Robert Roy and Queen, Mrs. Gloria Keller, were selected during the social by a drawing pulled by Mr. Ken Brass, Councilman, District 6 and Mr. Eddie Kraemer, Councilman, District 7.  The 2017 king and queen were crowned by the past king and queen, Mr. Milton Cayette and Ms. Audrey Harris in the absence of the Parish President, Timothy Roussel. A toast was made to the 2017 Royals by Mr. Ken Brass.  The 2017 King and Queen were presented gifts by Councilman Ken Brass, and Councilman Eddie Kraemer. After the royal walk, the Royals were graced with a dance by little Miss Tierney Zenon.

St. James Parish Area Agency on Aging thanks Motiva Enterprises for being the major contributor for the past nineteen years. Their generous financial support and sponsorship helps to make the Carnival Social an annual celebration of the senior’s contribution to the life, culture, and vitality of the St. James Parish community.  We also want to thank Peoples Health, "A Class Act” Photography, Roussel’s Gifts & Jewelry, Rose’s Catering, Department of Human Resources Transit Drivers, and anyone else who may have contributed to this event; their contributions have made it possible for the elderly of St. James Parish to benefit from this annual carnival social.  The carnival social has been an exciting and exhilarating event for the elderly of St. James Parish; it has made a difference in the lives of our seniors.

For more information on this event or any other program, contact St. James Parish Government Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 87, Convent, LA  70723; Phone: 225/562-2372, Email:

St. James Parish Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.  Auxiliary aides and services available upon request.


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