The Iberville “Wall of Veterans” display is returning this year during the Nov. 11 “Salute to Veterans” ceremony. This year, residents have the option of submitting photos of armed forces veterans and active duty military personnel online.
Here’s the process: Visit http://www.ibervilleparish.com/veterans and look for the section on submitting a photo for the Iberville Wall of Veterans. Click on that link, complete the form and submit a high-resolution photo of the veteran before Sept. 30.
Photos also can be taken to locations in Plaquemine, White Castle, St. Gabriel and Grosse Tete to be scanned.
Call (225) 687-2642 for locations, times and information.
A night of gospel music
The public is invited to the annual “Parade of States” event put on by Rainbow Chapter No. 114 group to be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Hall in Maringouin.
Families are encouraged to attend and listen to gospel music provided by the Greater Bethany Church choir of Maringouin.
Call Carolyn Isaac at (225) 936-7636 for information.
A mock jazz funeral
The Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site, the “Friends of the Plaquemine Lock” and the Iberville Museum are set to commemorate the closing of the Plaquemine Lock 50 years ago with a mock jazz funeral.
The program will start at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Iberville Museum.
The mock jazz funeral will cross Main Street and then stop at a mausoleum for a eulogy. The Math, Science and Arts Academy-West jazz band will then lead the procession to the Lock House.
The public is invited to bring an umbrella and “jazz it up” in the second line.
A gift for Holy Family
The Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana’s Children and Dow Chemical Co. recently awarded Holy Family School in Port Allen with two interactive whiteboard systems.
The award includes laptop computers, teacher training, a speaker system and an interactive response system allowing student to actively participate in class lessons.
Voting in WBR
West Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters Stacy L. Ryan said Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote or make voter registration before the Oct. 22 primary election.
Residents who have not received their voter identification cards are asked to call (225) 336-2421.
Lunch with the chamber
The public is invited to join the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce during its September membership lunch meeting to be held at noon Sept. 28 at the West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen.
Patrick Witty, director of community outreach services with the Louisiana Economic Development organization, will discuss community development, small business services and funding for regional economic development programming.
The event costs $15 for Chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. Registration is required.
Call (225) 383-3140 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.