2015 Press Releases

December:
Westlake Chemical Employees Donate Toys to Children in Foster Care 
The Leadership Center for Youth announces 15-16 Youth Advisory Council
The Leadership Center for Youth to hold Civic Engagement Institute
Kinder High 4-H Holds Coat Drive for Children in Foster Care 

November:
L’Auberge Hosts Pinnacle Light of Hope Awards
L’Auberge Donates Proceed from Tasting on the Terrace to CAC
G2X Energy Hosts the 3rd Annual FISH-O-RAMA

October:
Sam and Denise Hebert host Dinner at Mi CASA
First Federal Bank of Louisiana donates $5,000.00 in sponsorship of Egala Online Auction
Mallard Cove’s Men’s Golf Association donates 15,600.00 to Children’s Advocacy center
Pinnacle honors four with Light of Hop Award

September:
Tasting On the Terrace an evening to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center
Family Foundation hosts the Annual eGala Online Auction
Court Appointed Special Advocates to host volunteer training
G2X to host third annual FISH-O-RAMA Family Fishing Tournament

August:
IBERIABANK donates $5,000 in support of Family & Youth’s Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation
Court Appointed Special Advocates Swear in Volunteers
Hannah Pettefer is awarded Youth of the Year

July:
Court Appointed Special Advocates to host training in July
Southwest Louisiana Youth to Travel to Washington D.C.

June:
Erika Simon, Director of Child Advocacy for Family & Youth awarded Outstanding Service by Staff Member by Geaux Blue for Kids
Sophia Simancas, CASA Volunteer, is awarded Media Professional of the year by Geaux Blue for Kids
Julio Galan is elected to the Alliance for Strong Families Committee

May:
Tim Broussard and J&J Exterminating Co. established an endowment with The Family Foundation
L’Auberge donated $6, 200.00 to Shannon Cox in sponsorship of Derby for Dollars

Court Appointed Special Advocates swore in five new volunteers
The Family of Mollie Courmier Broussard established an endowment with The Family Foundation

April:
Cameron LNG donates $2,500.00 to The Leadership Center for Youth
The Friends of Shannon Cox hosted the third Annual Derby for Dollars

March:
Lake Charles Toyota sponsors Family & Youth Legislative Breakfast
Donna & Rick Richard, Jim & Jean Evans, and Delta Downs Racetrack, Casino & Hotel honored as 2014 Philanthropists of the Year
Family & Youth hosts Legislative Breakfast
Blue Cross Blue Shield donates $5,000 for Connections Count Conference
Botsky’s hosts “Dough-Nation”, donates $1,915.00 to The Leadership Center
First Native American sworn in as CASA Volunteer
Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund Donates $10,000 for Connections Count Conference
L’Auberge Casino and Resort donates $5,000 for Connections Count Conference

February:
Julio Galan elected to National Ethics Standards Committee
Entergy to sponsor 2015 Philanthropy Celebration and Awards Breakfast

January:
2015 Connections Count Professional Development Conference
Family & Youth announces 2015 Board of Directors
CASA receives $20,000 from New York Life