DART Meeting
The monthly meeting of the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team invites all volunteers and interested individuals to attend the in-service training session at 12 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the Union Parish Library.. The topic of discussion will be “Economic/Financial Abuse.” All member of the community are encouraged to be come a part of DART’s initiative to “Keep our families safe.”

Pate Benefit Tournament
A benefit fishing tournament to help with medical expenses for Danny Pate will be held this weekend on Lake D’Arbonne. Registration will run from 5-7 p.m. in the marina parking lot at Lake D’Arbonne Hotel. Fishing will start at 7 p.m. and run until 7 p.m. Registration fee is $80 per two-man team. Danny suffered kidney failure earlier this year, is undergoing dialysis and unable to work. For more information, contact Jerry Pate at 453.9281.

Recertify For Benefits
Persons receiving Food for Seniors Food Boxes from TRIAD of Union Parish should recertify by Aug. 29, 2014.  Please bring your 2014 proof of income and a picture I.D (driver’s license or I.D. card) to the TRIAD office, 710 Holder Rd.  For more information, please call 368-0469.

Voter’s League Forum
The Union Voters League will host a political forum at 2 p.m. on Sept. 13 at Union Parish High School. League president Fred Carr will serve as host. Dr. Joshua Stockley, assistant professor of political science at the University Of Louisiana at Monroe, will serve as moderator for the event, open to all candidates for elective office in the upcoming elections.