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.

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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.

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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.

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F ilm fest submissions

Lafayette’s Southern Screen film festival is accepting submissions for this year’s event, which is N ov. 13 through Nov. 16.

The deadline is Aug. 8.

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School uniform giveaway

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.

Applicants should bring a picture ID, the social security numbers of their children, proof of income, copies of monthly bills and proof of residence.

The program is available to residents of Lafayette, Acadia, Vermilion, Iberia, St. Landry and St. Martin parishes.

For information, call (337) 235-2407.

Aerobics classes

The Domingue Recreation Center on Mudd Avenue in Lafayette is offering aerobics classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

For information, call (337) 291-5558.

Submit items to Acadiana bureau chief Richard Burgess at or by fax to (337) 269-0410.