Scenes from Around Town for Feb. 7, 2013 _lowres

Photo provided by JEANNENE KOGLER – Celebration kickoff -- Kicking off the 60th anniversary of the East Baton Rouge Parish Republican Women at a Jan. 24 luncheon at Drusilla Seafood are, from left, Hospitality Chairwoman Carol Thomas, Mayor Pro Tem Chandler Loupe, President Peggy Vidrine, Campaign & Legislative Chairwoman Lennie Rhys, featured speaker Jim Kirby and Past President Jeannene Kogler.

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