FYI/Events

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 October 16 at the Union Parish Library. All member of the community are encouraged to be come a part of DART’s initiative to “Keep our families safe.”

Breast Cancer Awareness
Union General Hospital will host a reception promoting breast cancer awareness at 2 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the conference room at UGH. To RSVP, please call Janice Wyatt at 368.9751 ext. 7399.

Chamber Summit
Union Parish native Glen Post, chief executive officer for CenturyLink, headlines the list of speakers for the chamber’s economic development summit, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center in Farmerville. Also speaking will be Tana Trichell, president and CEO of the Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance. There is no charge to attend the summit.

Relay For Life Fund Raiser
Edgewood Plantation will serve as host for the “Fight the Fright” fund raiser, to benefit Relay for Life. The “Scarecrow Awards” will be presented for the best costumes. Tickets for the Oct. 25 event are $25 a person, $45 a couple and include a catered meal and are on sale at Peck Construction, Brittany’s Originals. For more information, call Pam Holloway at 368.2265.