Chris Lastrapes is an Acadiana hero. He's an officer with the Sunset police department, an EMT, and a volunteer firefighter. He devotes himself to saving lives. Now, Chris needs a kidney transplant to save his life.
Several "old school" Acadiana rock bands are reuniting and gathering at the Blue Moon Saloon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. "Blast From the Past" is this Thursday, Dec. 22nd, featuring the Bayou Blasters, Untouchables, Soldier, the Rogues, and Fastboy.
Summer's here! That means vacations, boating, swimming and FISHING! Avid fishermen will descend on Intracoastal City this weekend for "Fishing For Memories." It's a fishing rodeo to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.
Cajun Comic Relief XXIV is coming up. Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 5th at the Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette as we'll all enjoy some great laughs for a good cause. There will be two comedy shows, one at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.
Lafayette's Road to Recovery has organized a benefit concert to raise awareness and funding for Nami Acadiana. The concert is this Friday, August 14th, at Parc International in downtown Lafayette. The event will feature Wayne Toups, Keith Frank, Cupid, Blaine Roy, and Joel Martin.