CROWLEY LIONS CLUB

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Steve Bandy
Kayla Segura, second from left, Acadia Parish 4-H Agent and Parish Chairman; and Dr. Kurt Guidry, second from right, LSU AgCenter Regional Director, were guests of the Crowely Lions Club recently to talk about the operations of the facility and the programs offered through 4-H. Welcoming them to the meeting are Nancy Loewer, far left, program chair; and Club Presiident Keith Frederick.

Lions learn of operations at local center

Members of the Crowley Lions Club recently learned about the operations of the LSU AgCenter and 4-H Extension Office.

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Steve Bandy
William Thibodeaux tells members of the Crowley Lions Club of the efforts of J.G. Medlenka to establish Crowley as a “Gateway to the Gulf” in the early 1900s. The story of the Medlenka River is one of more than 20 stories included in Thibodeaux’s book, “Hidden History of Acadiana.”

Crowley a river port?

A one-man crusade to make his home town an inland port was mounted in 1904 by a Crowley attorney and civic leader, J.G. Mendlenka.
And it almost worked.

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Steve Bandy
Kim Gielen Gattle told members of the Crowley Lions Club she is “extremely excited” about the upcoming 12th season of performances at The Grand Opera House.

12th season opening

The 12th season of performances at The Grand Opera House kicks off Friday and Kim Gielen Gattle, director, was at the Tuesday meeting of the Crowley Lions Club to tell them all about it.

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Steve Bandy
Walter Peat, right, CubSight Program coordinator for Louisiana, was the keynote speaker for the Tuesday meeting of the Crowley Lions Club. Peat, accompanied by his wife Melinda, former state director for hearing, speech and vision, recognized the local club for its efforts in child eye screening. Welcoming the couple to the meeting is Lions Club President Keith Frederick.

Crowley Lions recognized by state CubSight official

The Crowley Lions Club was cited for its efforts in conducting eye screening for youth through the statewide CubSight program.

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