October 17, 2018 – Junior League of Lafayette’s Kids in the Kitchen committee spends two evenings each week, from September through April, teaching children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana about healthy eating and healthy living. The committee kicked off the first Kids in the Kitchen event of the League year. Children at the Granberry Unit of the […]
October 17, 2018 – Junior League of Lafayette’s SMILES committee and the families of Miles Perret Cancer Services are all about treats, not tricks! The committee helped to kick off the first SMILES event of the League year with a fun fall social at Borden’s Ice Cream. The families celebrated with a Halloween theme and […]
April 19, 2018 – Junior League of Lafayette was honored to receive the 2018 ICON Arts and Cultural Trailblazer Award. The ICON Awards is an event celebrating those in the community who have made an impact on Acadiana through Arts, Business, and Culture. Started by 17 civic-minded women, then Service League of Lafayette grew rapidly and […]
August 14, 2017 – It was always there. Woven into the fabric of almost every cooking memory, every kitchen, of my Louisiana childhood. There, along with the cast-iron pot, aluminum Magnalites and Chime-O-Matic rice cooker. Its mischievous plastic teeth underbiting the worn-out spiral binding, tattered yellow tabs frayed and curled, stamped with grease stains and reinforced with rubber bands. Four hundred fifty pages of green-inked recipes by the women whose footsteps paced the linoleum floors of the kitchens before us.