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Part of KVPI Staff spoke to Ville Platte Rotary Club

Rotary Club Meeting – 5-14-24

 

The program at Tuesday’s Rotary luncheon was presented by Rotarian Kristi Enicke, and she invited Mark Layne and members of the staff from KVPI.  KVPI was just awarded the Small Market Radio Station of the Year award, and the Uniquely Louisiana Award by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters in March.  Mark thanked Kristi for inviting us, and for the Community for making it possible for KVPI to continue to be the voice of Ville Platte and Cajun culture… keeping alive the Cajun French language with La Tasse de Café, French Newscasts, and Cajun French Music.  Also, continuing the Swamp Pop and Fred’s Lounge, covering local sports, community events and news and so much more.  Mark also invited Jackie Miller, Mike Perron and Misty Parker to speak and share stories about what it means to be part of KVPI.  We all love being part of KVPI and were happy to be able to share our stories with the Rotary.

 

 

Other Rotary News:

  • The next Board Meeting that was originally scheduled for May 14th has been postponed, and the Board met after the meeting to pick a new date.
  • Superintendent Darwan Lazard announced that the Evangeline Parish Schools were hiring seven new French Immersion teachers for next year.  Five of the current teachers are leaving, and the Parish is adding two teachers for the 8th grade.  If anyone has furniture or household items that they can donate for these teachers, they would be appreciated.
  • Linda Fontenot, the Founder of Save our Community Kids Adventure Camps announced that there will be an Open House Music Experience for Ages 7-22 at Hundredfold Coffee House on May 25th from 1-5pm.  Attendees will have the opportunity to make their own music, write lyrics and much more.
  • The speaker for the next meeting on May 21st will be presented by Angela Fontenot.

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