A Community reared event will be held tomorrow morning from 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m at the Ward 3 Recreation/ Martin Luther King Center at 2000 North Simmons Street. This is being done in celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday weekend. There will be residents from all over the region in the area to commemorate the special weekend and also gain knowledge on how to pursue help on Hurricane Recovery, also Free COVID-19 Vaccines, and more.

The SWLA Civilian Corps, a locally based group who are trained volunteers will be there to assist residents who are currently and have been dealing with issues after the Hurricanes over the past years. There will also be free COVID-19 Vaccines and Flu Shots for adults and children ages 5-17 to be vaccinated for added protection.

There will also be Health Screenings which are important to be up to date with your blood pressure, eye, ear, and various health screenings as well. Representatives from Southwest Louisiana Credit Union will be there to discuss various resources that are available for assistance. They will be on hand for any questions on Community Development Financial Institution.

If you would like to get more information on how you can participate, call Donald Fondel, Civilian Corps Coordinator at 337-990-5320. You can also email him at Donald.Fondel@swlahec.com.


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