Diocesan marriage anniversary: The diocesan marriage anniversary celebration will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Cathedral of St. Francis de Sales. Celebrate a liturgy of the word with couples who have lived the commitment of sacramental marriage for 25, 40, 50 or 60 or more years.A reception will immediately follow in the St. Francis school cafeteria. If you wish to participate in the program, contact the St. Louis Rectory at 876-3449 before August 30 to register.
Bayou Blue Senior Center: The center will be holding on Sept. 8 a fundraiser. The menu will be hamburger steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, bread and dessert. Cost is $10. Order forms can be picked up or dropped off at the center, 201 Mazarac St. from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. Orders for delivery must be received by 12 p.m. on Sept. 5, with 10 plate minimum for delivery. Orders can be faxed to 985-876-1346. The center will be going on a casino trip Wednesday to the Hollywood Casino. For further information contact the center directly at 876-1346.
School news: Lafourche Parish schools will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day and also Tuesday due to a professional development day.
Bayou Blue Recreation news: Bayou Blue recreation will hold a Back to School Bash 6-9 p.m. Friday at 200 Mazarac St. for grades six through eight. Students should bring take school IDs. Concessions will be sold. There will be games and music. Admission is $5.
Condolences: Condolences go out to the family and friends of Carol Abbott, who passed away recently.
TOPS news: TOPS Chapter No. 9325 holds a weekly meeting at the Bayou Blue Senior Citizens Home, 201 Mazarac St., on Thursdays evenings. Weigh-ins start at 5:30 p.m. and meetings begins at 6:30 p.m.
Birthdays: Gregory Landry, Kelly Dotson, Myriam McChargue, Michelle Breaux, Stacy Hoffpauir, Tommy Moore, Todd Mulford, Aug. 29; Briana Dupre, Kathleen Adams, Joseph Roundtree, Doris Arceneaux, Peter Trosclair, Alvin LeBouef, Jordan Plaisance, Aug. 30; Dawn Adams, Lakeindra Wolfe, Christine Samanie, Eris Dupre, Cory Verret, Patrick Ledet, Shane Duplantis, Aug. 31; Sandi Himel, Angie Prevost, Jewell LeBouef, Gavin Theriot, Tina Theriot, Tate and Tyler LeCompte, Ricky Pitre, Sept. 1; Russell Samanie, Melissa Guidry, Russell Malbrough, Melissa Smith, Claude Orgeron, Jr., Kelly Hebert, Betty Cantrelle, Blair Smith, Sept. 2; Terry Hollier, Shelley Marie, Gary LeCompte, Shantel Wempren, Junius Dupre Sr., Anrianna Bryan; Sept. 3; Gavin Gil, Larry J. Daigle, Sept. 4; George Snyder, Kai Potts, Neil Robertson, Bridget Duplantis, Sept. 5.
Anniversaries: Russell and Peggy Bourg, Warren and Bonnie Davis, Aug. 29; Mike and Gwen Allemand, Aug. 30; Norman and Beverly Babin, Aug. 31; James and Joan McCaa, Sept. 3; Wayne and Sherryle Bonvillain, Sept. 4; Gloria and Wilmer Blanchard Jr., Sept. 5.