Drive-through food drive set for Sunday
Food Net — The Greater Acadiana Food Bank will host a drive-through food drive from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the food bank warehouse, 217 Surrey St., Lafayette.
The food bank’s annual Letter Carrier Food Drive did not bring in as much as expected, and the food bank is seeking to recoup a 40,000 pound shortage, according to the organization.
Sunday’s food drive is for non-perishable goods.
The Greater Acadiana Food Bank serves about 27,000 Lafayette Parish residents each year.
For information, visit www.foodnetacadiana.org.
Delcambre storm prep
LSU AgCenter staff will demonstrate methods to storm-proof homes at the Delcambre Seafood and Farmer’s Market on Saturday.
The presentation, which comes as hurricane season starts , will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will offer residents methods to retrofit homes to better withstand storms.
For information, visit
Workforce training seminar
The Lafayette Economic Development Authority will host a June 18 seminar on workforce training grants and other training resources available to local businesses.
The event is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon at the South Louisiana Community College in Lafayette.
The seminar is free, but seating is limited.
For information, visit www.lafayette.org.
To pre-register online, visit
Applications for the The Salvation Army’s school uniform giveaway will be accepted from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. T hursday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. F riday at The Salvation Army Thrift Store on Third Street in Lafayette.