After you catch all those Mardi Gras beads, what are you going to do with them?  DONATE THEM!!  Arc of Acadiana is having a Mardi Gras Bead Drive...

The Arc of Acadiana and Lafayette Auto Dealer Association are proud to announce this year's upcoming Mardi Gras Bead Drive to help the developmentally and intellectually disabled in the community. Each year, these organizations team up to provide employment opportunities for Arc's clients. This year's Bead Drive is scheduled to run through March 29.

The community is encouraged to drop off their left-over Mardi Gras beads at any of the following LADA dealerships:

  • Service Chevrolet Cadillac
  • Sterling KIA
  • Sterling Hyundai
  • Courtesy Lincoln
  • Infiniti of Lafayette
  • Courtesy Buick, GMC
  • Giles Nissan, Volvo, Subaru
  • Southwest Volkswagen
  • Hampton Toyota, Mitsubishi
  • Moss Motors Honda, BMW, Mercedes-Benz
  • Hub City Ford
  • Acadiana Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mazda

For more information, call (337) 234-7254