Eunice Public Library Event

ODon Bacque, former State Representative for District 43 and Green Beret in Vietnam, will be talking about his recent E-book entitled,  A Walk in the Park: A Vietnam Comedy, at the Eunice Public Library on Thursday, July 31st. Time for the program is 6:00 PM. The library is located on Second Street at Park Avenue.

ODON L. BACQUE’, JR., CLU

Don graduated from L.S.U. in 1968 with a degree in history. Upon graduation, he entered the Army where he attended Infantry Officer Candidate School, Airborne, and Special Forces Officer courses and served in Vietnam with the 5th Special Forces Group, the Green Berets. In 1970, he returned to Lafayette, Louisiana, his home, and started a life insurance career. He has been active in civic affairs, heading up numerous organizations. In 1982, he served as President of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. In 1983, he received the Distinguished Service Award given annually by the Lafayette Jaycees, and he organized a Vietnam Veterans group in Lafayette. He also served as the state co-chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee that built a memorial in New Orleans to the 881 Louisiana Vietnam veterans who did not return.In 1986 he was the founding chairman of Leadership Lafayette, a community leadership program sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Don served as State Representative for District 43 from 1987 through 1991, and considers himself to be a “recovering” politician.He is a past and current president of the Acadiana Chapter of CLU/ChFC and both past and current president of the Lafayette Estate & Business Planning Council. He is currently a qualifying and life member of the Million Dollar Round Table and has qualified in 37 out of the last 43 years, with one Top of the Table and several Court of the Table qualifications. He is a past state president of the Louisiana Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and has been a member of that organization since entering the business in 1970. He has served on the national board of directors of AALU, the association for advanced life underwriting. He specializes in the installation of executive benefit plans for banks and family business succession planning.

 

 

Card Catalog Auction

Bidding slips are now available at the Opelousas Public Library. The auction will start on Monday, July 14th at the Opelousas Public Library and will conclude on July 24th at 4:00 pm. Winner will be contacted by phone.

Card Catalog # 2 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__30___

10 drawer wooden file with one drawer missing. Gold hardware. Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.
number 2

 

 

Card Catalog # 4 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__35___

15 drawers black plastic. Comes with black metal stand.
Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.

number 4

 

 

Card Catalog # 5 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__125___

60 drawer wooden file. Gold hardware. Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.

number 5

 

 

Card Catalog # 6 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__150___

72 drawer wooden file. Gold hardware/light wood. Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.

number 6

 

 

Card Catalog # 7 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__90___

60 drawer wooden file. 12 Gold and 48 silver hardware drawers/dark wood. Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.

number 7

 

 

 

Card Catalog # 8 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__125___

60 drawer wooden file. Gold hardware /dark wood. Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.

number 8

 

 

Card Catalog # 9 Silent Auction

Starting bid $__125___

60 drawer wooden file. Gold hardware /dark wood. Bids accepted until 4:00 pm on July 24th.

number 9

 

Silent Auction

The Opelousas Eunice Public Library will hold a silent auction on eight card catalog units. These units range from wooden to plastic, sliver to gold hardware and various used conditions. The auction will start on Monday, July 14th at the Opelousas Public Library and will conclude on July 24th at 4:00 pm. Winner will be contacted by phone. Bidding slips will be available at the front desk and by the card catalog units.

Looking for a place to hold meetings? The Opelousas Public Library has a meeting room available to the public. To access our meeting room, call the Opelousas Library at 948-3693 to reserve the room.

Spark A Reaction Teen Workshops

The Eunice Public Library will host a Kaleidoscope Making workshop on July 15th. All supplies will be provided for this fun workshop. Also a Scavenger Hunt Collage of Eunice History will be help in July. Check with the Eunice Public Library for all details on this fun filled experience.

Trish Ransom will return to the Opelousas Eunice Public Library system with her Debris Art Workshop. This year the 2-part workshop will take place on Tuesday, July 22nd, and Thursday, July 24th. She will begin at 10:00 am in the Eunice Public Library on both days. At 2:30, the same workshop will be held at the Opelousas Public Library.

All of these workshops require registration and are limited to 15 participants. Call Opelousas at 948-3593, Eunice at 457-7120 or go by either library to register.

Join the Opelousas Eunice Public Library for one of the Spark A Reaction Workshop – Register Today!

Roger Day Performance

A crowd favorite, Roger Day returns to the Opelousas Eunice Public Library for two great shows. The Library is proud to have Mr. Day in Eunice on July 10th to perform at 10:00 am at the Liberty Theater. At 2:00 pm, Roger will perform at the South Park Teen Center in Opelousas.

What does a former camp counselor who studied German and spent ten years playing college coffeehouses do with his life – write and sing award-winning children’s music. Roger’s skilled musicianship combines with his wit and wordplay to create a musical experience that parents enjoy as much as their kids. He has won the National Association of Campus Activities’ Harry Chapin Award For Contributions to Humanity. He has won the Parents’ Choice Gold
Award for his CDs and DVDs. His fifth award was for the newest dvd/cd titled MARSH MUD MADNESS.

Roger resides in Tennessee but now plays well over a hundred shows each year and the Opelousas Eunice Public Library is proud to have Roger Day back in our libraries. Just remember: Thursday July 10th at 10am in Eunice at the Liberty Theater and at 2pm at the South Park Teen Center in Opelousas. This presentation is part of various performers, workshops and story times happening during the FIZZ, BOOM, READ Summer Reading Program at YOUR library.