News in brief: Simply Susan sale helps Cancer Society

Published 12:02 am Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A Simply Susan Jewelry Show benefitting the American Cancer Society runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the St. James Parish Hospital Meeting Room.

Attendees can purchase hand-made gifts at the event.

Right Choice seeks new Board members

LAPLACE — The Right Choice Project, a LaPlace nonprofit, is seeking additions to its board of directors.

Organizers said The Right Choice Project has an impeccable record of holistically meeting the needs of the local community.

For more information, call 985-651-7844, visit 516 E. Airline Highway in LaPlace or log onto

A Right Choice Project release says: “We ask that you consider this prospective position to aid in providing outreach opportunities to the community through The Right Choice Project.”

Retired Teacher Christmas gala set

The Louisiana Retired Teacher’s Association of St. John the Baptist Parish is hosting a Christmas Gala for retired administrators, teachers and para-professionals of St. John School System from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at East St. John High School. The attire is dressy casual.