Editor’s note: The “Club News” column is running Thursday in the absence of “Pam’s Party Line.” The column is expected to return Sunday.

Brave Heart holds April board meeting

Brave Heart — Children in Need held its monthly board meeting April 10 at The Galleria office.

Members discussed the Inner Wheel’s Trash and Treasure Sale. Brave Heart received half of the proceeds from the sale; the other half was divided among other charities. Brave Heart voted to participate in a pond and garden tour scheduled for May 18.

For information on Brave Heart, call (225) 296-0000 or visit http://www.braveheartchildren.org.

Tara Garden Club holds Easter program

The Tara Garden Club held an Easter treat program March 27 at Juban’s Restaurant. Members received candy and participated in a drawing for birdhouses made by Joe Giacone.

Members agreed to donate to the Tara Civic Association in the name of Margaret Landry for meritorious service. David and Jane Ourso won the Yard of the Month Award.

Thomases named Family of the Month

Steve and Cheryll Thomas were named the March Family of the Month by the Father Maynard Hurst Knights of Columbus Council 9016 on April 11.

Steve Thomas is treasurer of the St. Louis King of France Ushers Association and organized a fundraiser for WPRY Catholic Radio. Cheryll Thomas is a Eucharistic minister who takes holy communion to hospital patients and helped with recent Lenten fish fry dinners.

Donald Arceneaux was named Knight of the Month. He helped with recent Lenten fish fry dinners and delivered dinners to those who could not get out.

The “Club News” column runs every Tuesday and Wednesday, and Friday as needed, in The Advocate. Items and photographs should be submitted to “Club News,” Advocate People section, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, or people@theadvocate.com. Events should be submitted in a timely fashion. Photos may not include more than 10 people and will be used on a once-a-month per organization basis. Photos will be returned if stamped, self-addressed envelopes are provided. By submitting photos to The Advocate, you agree that they can be published in any of The Advocate’s print or digital publications.