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United Way selects campaign leaders

LULING — Representatives from St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation, Entergy, Waterford 3, Jesse Duplantis Ministries and Covenant Church are serving as chairpersons for the 2015 United Way of St. Charles Fall Campaign.

This year’s co-chairs are Duane Foret of St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation, Leanna Weaver of Entergy Waterford 3 and Nicole and McKinley Day Jr. of Jesse Duplantis Ministries and Covenant Church.

United Way of St. Charles conducts a fundraising campaign every fall to develop resources that help support agencies and programs providing direct services in St. Charles Parish.

The United Way Campaign is held during the months of August through December.

The campaign officially kicks off with the 2015 Battle for the Paddle Gumbo & Jambalaya Cook-off from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1.

The popular event is held at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling and is open to the public.

United Way of St. Charles is a nonprofit organization that works to create lasting changes in St. Charles Parish by funding agencies and developing programs that target education, income and health.

For more information, call 985-331-9063 or visit uwaysc.org.