Around Zachary for June 9, 2016 _lowres

Stacy Gill

Join the staff and physicians of Lane Regional Medical Center for a meet and greet from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March, 26 in the hospital cafeteria to welcome Lane’s newest specialists.

Attending the meet and greet will be Dr. Samer Bakhos, hospital medicine; Dr. Jason Beeharilal, Premier Wellness Associates; Dr. Cynthia Boyer, Radiation Oncology Center; Aerin Couvillion, Fleur de Lis Acupuncture; Dr. Heather Hill, hospital medicine; Dr. Amanda Lea, Zachary Family Practice; Dr. David Longmire, hospital medicine; Dr. Kirk Mullins, Gastroenterology Associates; Dr. Michael Oswald, Williamson Allemond Regional Eye Center; Dr. Allison Parkman, FASTLane After Hours Walk-in Clinic; and Dr. Thomas Trahan, Lane Wound Care and Hyperbarics Center.

For information, call (225) 658-4585.

Chaneyville Easter egg hunt

District 1 Metro Councilman Trae Welch invites residents of District 1 to an Easter egg hunt from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Chaneyville Community Center, 13211 Jackson Road.

The event is a joint venture among Welch, his office staff, the Chaneyville Community Center, the Chaneyville Volunteer Fire Department, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and the Office of Social Services.

The Easter egg hunt will be held for youth in three age groups: 0 to 4; 5 to 8; and 9 to 12.

Prizes will be awarded in several categories within the three age groups, and all participants will receive gift bags. Refreshments will be served. District 1 includes the northern part of East Baton Rouge Parish, including the communities of Baker, Chaneyville, Pride, Zachary and a small portion of Central.

Lunch and Learn date change

The Zachary Chamber of Commerce invites residents to its April Lunch and Learn session.

Initially slated for Wednesday , the networking luncheon will be held Tuesday because of a scheduling conflict.

Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., and from noon until 1 p.m.,Congressman Garret Graves, 6th District, will speak.

Chamber Lunch and Learn events are held at the Americana YMCA, 4200 Liberty Way, Zachary. Lunch will be provided by Cajun Catch. Cost to attend is $15 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. Door prizes will be awarded. To register in advance, visit www.

ZAF golf scramble

The Zachary Athletic Foundation is holding its fundraising golf tournament Monday, April 6. Depending on the number of teams, a shotgun start at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. will kick off the golf scramble at Copper Mill Golf Club in Zachary.

Cost to enter is $100 per person or $400 for teams of four. All mulligans are included in registration fees.

All proceeds benefit sports in Zachary schools through the Zachary Athletic Foundation.

Food and refreshments will be provided, but teams and/or players must enter soon by emailing names of players, tee time preferred, sponsor information if applicable and contact name/number to Chrissy Ashford at chrissy.ashford@

Hole sponsorships are available for $100 and $50, and businesses can donate a door prize, sponsor a team or make a donation to ZAF by contacting Ashford.

Entry fees can be paid the day of the tournament or dropped off in advance at Zachary High School at the Academic Athletic building. Checks must be made payable to Zachary Athletic Foundation.

Crime prevention expo

The sixth annual East Baton Rouge S.A.L.T. Senior Crime Prevention Expo is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. The free community event for senior citizens will be held at First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St., Zachary.

S.A.L.T., or Seniors and Lawmen Together, is a group composed of seniors, local law enforcement agencies and organizations working to better the lives of seniors. Seniors living in East Baton Rouge Parish communities are invited to attend for information on services, programs and functions offered by area businesses, nonprofit organizations, hospitals, nursing facilities, clinics, universities and government agencies.

S.A.L.T. aims to give seniors a more comprehensive understanding of the underlying issues related to crime and provides an opportunity to learn more about crime prevention, free resources, wellness and consumer tips. A complimentary lunch, giveaways and entertainment will be featured.

“This event has grown to be a fun and vital asset for area senior citizens,” said Terri Kaaihue, of Life Source Hospice.

For information, contact Kaaihue at (225) 937-2129.

Send news and events for Around Zachary to Stacy Gill at by 3 p.m. Fridays or call (225) 993-0066.