LCADV’s Director’s Retreat – Fashion Show Winners

Congratulations to our fashion show winners: Cindy Roach from The Wellspring Alliance for Families ~ ‘Most Unique’, Valerie Bowman, Domestic Violence Program Director for The Wellspring Alliance for Families ~ ‘Most Adventurous’ and Dale Standifer, Executive Director of Metropolitan Center for Women and Children ~ ‘Grand Supreme!’ Thank you to everyone who participated. We hope you are all enjoyed LCADV’s Director’s Retreat!

OASIS’ Flowers on the Lake

LCADV was proud to support OASIS’ Flowers on the Lake at the Lake Charles Civic Center Seawall on Oct. 30th. The event raised awareness and provided support for domestic and sexual violence.

LSU/CAFVIC – Take Back the Night

LCADV staff supported LSU’s Office of Health Promotion, Women’s Center, CAFVIC and several community members during the 26th Annual Take Back The Night Candlelight March held at LSU’s Memorial Tower on Oct. 14.

SAFE’s Memorial Ceremony in Livingston Parish

LCADV’s Project Coordinator Shelia Cole was the guest speaker at SAFE’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month’s Memorial Ceremony in Denham Springs on Oct. 11.

Faith House’s Women Helping Women Luncheon

LCADV was proud to support Faith House at their ’2012 Women Helping Women Luncheon’ held in Lafayette on Oct. 11.

LCADV is looking for Volunteers!

LCADV is looking for volunteers to help us revise Dating Violence booklets every Friday in October, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. If you are interested in helping out or know of a student in need of community service hours, please let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!

Safe Harbor – Mayor’s Breakfast

LCADV supported Safe Harbor during their first annual Slidell Mayor’s Breakfast commemorating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month held at the Ramada Inn in Slidell, La., on Oct. 10.  Mayor Freddy Drennan presented a proclamation to Executive Director Kim Kirby.  Community members were present in solidarity including the Chief of Police, a district attorney, rotary club members, and board members.


CADA – Taste N’ Tell

LCADV staff supported Jeff Davis Communities Against Domestic Abuse’s 12th Anniversary Taste N’ Tell Competition held at the Grand Marsais Courtyard in Jennings, La., on Oct. 9.

SAFE – Candlelight Vigil

LCADV staff supported Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment as they honored those who lost their lives to domestic violence during the St. Helena Parish Balloon Release and Proclamtion by the Mayor held at Northshore Community College on Oct. 4.

SNAP – Mayor’s Breakfast

LCADV Executive Director Beth Meeks, Safety Net for Abused Persons, Inc. (SNAP) Executive Director Carol Mumm, DCFS Domestic Violence Program Coordinator Kim Lacour and New Iberia Mayor Hilda Daigre Curry smile at the show of support given by the approximately 100 people that attended the Mayor’s Breakfast in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the Ramada Inn in New Iberia on Oct. 9.