NEWS IN BRIEF: Belle Terre group hosting Night Out fun

Published 12:02 am Saturday, October 15, 2016

LAPLACE — The Belle Terre Civic Association is hosting a National Night Out event open to the public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the fire station on St. Andrews Boulevard.

Free food and drinks offered. Bring a dessert if possible.

Organizers ask members of the public to join them in honoring fallen heroes during the event. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs and some cash for a chance to win prizes.

Jellybeans will be given to the first 100 attendees. The Belle Terre Civic Association will also accept memberships dues.

Bully prevention taken to students 

LAPLACE — Sgt. Denise Bertrand visited LaPlace Elementary School Oct. 5 to talk with students in kindergarten through second grade about bullying and bully prevention.

Bertrand explained a person who purposely tries to hurt others is a bully, while encouraging students to treat everyone with respect.

Students who witness bullying are encouraged to speak up for the person being bullied then walk away and get help from an adult. Bertrand gave students bully prevention coloring books as part of her visit.

Plantation View adds Medical Offices

LULING — St. Charles Parish Hospital’s new Plantation View Medical Offices is receiving a significant boost in its family care capabilities with several new services coming on-line.

OB/GYN Dr. Sheena Pullman began seeing patients at Plantation View in mid-August and is accepting appointments.

Additionally, PVMO will see the relocation of the Destrehan Pediatric Clinic, from their current location at 1970 Ormond Blvd., and the relocation of Dr. Brian Brogle’s Urology practice from his two locations in Luling and LaPlace.