Lane RMC Auxiliary hosting fundraiser

The Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a Lavish Linens sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the West Wing Conference Room at the hospital at 6300 Main St., Zachary.

The sale includes bed linens, throws, bamboo memory foam pillows and more. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.

Proceeds benefit the Lane RMC Auxiliary scholarship fund. For more information, call the hospital gift shop at (225) 658-4309.

Blood donors needed

Stop by Mission Church of Christ, 2300 Church St., Zachary, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and donate blood in honor of Zachary High School coach Sam Barham. As part of his recovery process from Myelodysplastic syndrome, multiple transfusions will be needed, and all donations will be credited to Barham.

The Blood Center will accept donors in good health, at least 17 years old and a minimum of 110 pounds. Donors who are 16 may participate with a signed parental consent form and if they weigh at least 130 pounds. A picture ID is required.

For more information, call Laura Kate Amrhein at (512) 940-2826 or Suzy Potter at (504) 939-9609.

It's a racket

The Americana YMCA will offer tennis camps at its Zachary location throughout the summer.

Morning sessions for ages 5-10 will be from 8 a.m. to noon. Afternoon sessions for ages 11-18 will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Each weeklong session costs $200 for unlimited YMCA members, $240 for Y members and $280 for nonmembers.

For more information, stop by the YMCA at 4200 Liberty Way or call (225) 654-9622.

Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day with BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo on Saturday and honor the creatures that inhabit our planet. Zoos across America are honoring the day with the ninth annual Party for the Planet.

Festivities will include amphitheater programs, animal encounters and educational family fun. Regular zoo admission applies.

For more information, call (225) 775-3877 or visit

Just ducky

The Zachary Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Pointe at Americana, 1250 Meeting St., Zachary.

Tickets will be sold online through Thursday. Options include individual tickets for $50, couples $60 or youth $15.

For more information, call Barry Hanks at (225) 572-1886 or visit

Save the date

The Zachary Maypole Celebration will be held behind the Zachary Train Depot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13.

Enjoy entertainment, music, art sales and more. For more information, visit the city of Zachary’s Facebook page or stay tuned here for more coverage.

Send news, events and photos for the Baker, Chaneyville, Pride and Zachary areas to by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0215.