Schexnider reflects on mission trip

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, far left, and program organizer Troy Breaux, far right, thanked fellow Rotarian Kirk Schexnider, third from left, for the program about his recent mission trip to Malawi, Africa, recently. He was joined by his mother, Mollie Schexnider.

For the first time in a long time last week, you could find Rotarian Kirk Schexnider sitting and visiting with his fellow club members at lunchtime

Leleux leads talk of the 79th International Rice Festival

Rotary Club of Crowley President Pat Miers, left, and program organizer Gene Williams, right, thanked Elisabeth Leleux, not pictured, for leading the discussion of the 79th International Rice Festival.

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, gather around as organizers with the 79th International Rice Festival tell you about th

Robichaux focuses on growth as a person with team

UL Lafayette Coach Tony Robichaux, third from left, spoke on the behind-the-scenes work Ragin’ Cajuns baseball does with the players to make them better people. With him are, from left, vocational speaker Alice Whiting, President Pat Miers and program organizer Melinda Malmay.

Tony Robichaux knows that, without his hometown of Crowley and God, he wouldn’t be where he is today.

Judge Genovese talks Louisiana’s court system

Judge James T. Genoves of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, center, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Crowley Tuesday. He spoke on the state’s court system. Greeting him were program organizer Judge M’Elise Trahan, left, and President Pat Miers.

Let’s put one thing to rest, Judge James T. Genovese doesn’t care for judicial activism.

McDowell talks ‘Leader in Me’ with Rotarians

Leah McDowell, a former Martin Petitjean Elementary student, spoke about the Leader in Me Program to the Rotary Club of Corwley, which has effected her life tremendously. On hand Tuesday were, from left, program organizer John Suire, McDowell, Raven Babineaux, President Pat Miers and special guest Superintendent John Bourque.

It isn't often that someone can send a 9-year-old as a replacement speaker and it works perfectly.
Kim Cummins was at one point scheduled to serve as guest speaker for Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Crowley. When she realized she wouldn’t be able to make it, she called upon not only a girl with great knowledge of the Leader in Me Program, but a program participant.
Leah McDowell has long-since been one of Martin Petitjean Elementary School’s shining examples of the great success the program has created. That’s why she has spoken at educational symposiums with 500 or 1,000 educators sitting, staring and listening to her every word.


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