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Young at hearts celebrate carnival

By Leonard Gray / L’Observateur / February 16, 1998

LULING – Holy Family Catholic Church’s parish center in Lakewood was the site of the second annual Young at Heart Krewe ball Saturday evening, honoring this year’s royalty, Peggy and Joseph Howes, who represented the Senior Adult Busy Bees.

Mistress of Ceremonies Irma Green welcomed the “Maids” and “Dukes” as well at the gala event.

The 1998 royalty included Ruth and Dan Horn of the Retired Teachers Association, Josephine Mule’ and Arnold Hymel of the Norco Senior Citizens Activity Center, Dorothy Butler and Avery “Buck” Kirby of the Union Carbide EverReadys, Leah and Roland Keller of the Nifty 50s, Frances and Alcide Laurent of United Way of St. Charles, Helen Robert and RosemanEnclade of the Luling Senior Citizens Activity Center and Bernice and Ellis Boudreaux of the New Sarpy Senior Citizens Activity Center.

Following the presentation of the court, the 200-plus in attendance enjoyed entertainment by the Krewe of Cleopatra second-line group, Johanna’s Jazz-in-Motion, Charlotte Menendez School of Ballroom Dance, Ray and Noragene Harding, Leon and Liz Groseclose and Mark and Patty Medley.

The ball was co-sponsored by the St. Charles Council on Aging, MargaretPowe executive director, and the St. Charles Parish Department of Parksand Recreation, Rusty Rebowe director.

Music was provided by Tom Eberle.

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