VILLE PLATTE ROTARY CLUB
MARCH 28, 2017
The Ville Platte Rotary Club today (Tuesday) heard from guest speaker, Lisa Deshotel , community educator with the Elderly Housing Development and Operation Corporation.
The corporation is the owner of dozens of senior citizen apartment complexes throughout the country. In Evangeline Parish, they operate Village De Memoire and Chateau Des Amies in Ville Platte and Savoy Heights apartments in Mamou.
Deshotel is in charge of marketing the complexes to the general public. EHDOC offers low income, independent living housing for seniors, age 62 or over. Village de Memoire has 115 apartment units, Chateau de Amies has 49 units and Savoy Heights has 54 units. She said there are a few vacancies at each of these complexes.
Also speaking at rotary, Peggy Ritter, the resident council president at Village de Memoire. She said she enjoys living there and helping the residents. “The residents live comfortably in a climate controlled environment and they are safe, “she said. The guest speakers were the special guests of Rotarian Larry Lachney
In other news, the Sacred Heart Interact Club, attending its first District 6200 conference, had one of its members receive a $1000 scholarship;
Also, the rotary club will team up with the Sacred Heart Interact Club to clean up Heritage Park on Saturday April 8 from 9-1.