About the Felicianas for Feb. 17, 2021 | East Feliciana

Feliciana Dental Allied Well being Scholarship seeks applicants 

Feliciana Dental announced its second once-a-year Feliciana Dental Allied Overall health Scholarship. The merit-based mostly scholarship is obtainable to college students in East and West Feliciana parishes and Wilkinson County. The $2,500 Feliciana Dental Scholarship is created to understand a university student who is intrigued in the allied health industry, has shown academic success, as properly as substantial accomplishments in group provider.

The application is open to people who program to show up at a complex university, community university or university.

“We are psyched about this scholarship which aligns with our mission assertion of making a good variance in the lives of the folks in our local community,” says Jacob R. Diebold, owner of Feliciana Dental. “It’s thrilling to have the prospect to help a college student with tuition. The local community has blessed me and what greater way to shell out it ahead than by investing in the life of our nearby pupils.”

A single scholarship will be awarded based mostly on the student’s tutorial achievements, essay and job interview. The application course of action opens March 1 and ends April 15. Applications are readily available in the college counselor’s business or by request at [email protected].

Tunica Hills Festival postponed

The Tunica Hills Songs Festival and Jam that was established for St. Francisville on March 27 has been postponed until eventually Aug. 21.

Volunteers essential for shelter

The West Feliciana animal shelter demands additional volunteers, primarily people who can place the shelter on their weekly plan and perform either 9 a.m. to noon or midday to 4 p.m. The shelter is open up 7 days a week and the operate can be dirty, so retaining the timetable entire with limited volunteers has been hard. Interested folks can fill our an software at tinyurl.com/1q245dba.

Slaughter Constitution replaces paper form

Slaughter Community Charter University introduced on Facebook that its new annual registration for returning learners for 2021-22 commences March 2 and is on the net in the OnCourse Join Mother or father Portal. This replaces the prior paper Intent to Attend types. The new OnCourse Hook up system allows dad and mom to observe assignments, attendance, grades, progress and effectiveness, as effectively as fork out expenses, see bulletins and more. To access the Mother or father Portal, stop by www.oncourseconnect.com/sso/index/thesccs and log in with the info dad and mom have been offered.

West Feliciana holding ACT prep

Juniors and seniors can participate in a MasteryPrep ACT Bootcamp at West Feliciana Higher from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 6. A information certified teacher will give in-depth written content critique as effectively as assistance pupils acquire individualized test-getting tactics. Lunch and snacks will be provided. A registration form can be picked up from Matt Paxton or the student’s English trainer. The deadline to sign-up is Feb. 26 and there are limited places. Make contact with Paxton at [email protected] with thoughts. 

Blood push set for West Feliciana Library

A blood drive is established at the West Feliciana Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 26. All donors will obtain a absolutely free COVID-19 antibody take a look at with a productive donation. Visit vitalant.org/wellness to comprehensive a Quickly Observe Wellness Questionnaire the day of the blood drive.

4-H scholarship form readily available in East Feliciana

The East Feliciana 4-H System declared graduating seniors can utilize for annual 4-H scholarships. The deadline to post scholarship programs to the East Feliciana 4-H Place of work, 4419 Idlewild Street, Clinton, is March 1. Any issues, comments, or problems can be directed to the 4-H Agent Xavier Bell at (225) 683-3101 or by e mail at [email protected].

The Louisiana 4-H Basis has about $20,000 focused to different scholarships that are to be awarded to 4-H customers throughout Louisiana, whilst the Scott Truck and Tractor Basis has devoted $500 to be awarded to youth in East Feliciana Parish.

LSU Museum keeping Absolutely free To start with Sunday

If you would like to see the show showcasing the operate of Letitia Huckaby, featured in the Democrat and Watchman lately, the LSU Museum of Art will keep its No cost To start with Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 7. “Letitia Huckaby: This Exact Dusty Highway” closes March 14.

East Feliciana COA facts

The East Feliciana Council on Getting older offers free of charge transportation to all senior citizens in East Feliciana Parish. Transportation is presented to all residents of any age of the parish for appointments in East Feliciana, West Feliciana and East Baton Rouge Parish Monday through Friday.

The COA sites are shut, but meals are staying served off-web-site.

The East Feliciana Council on Getting old Board will satisfy March 11, June 10, Sept. 9 as its yearly meeting, and Dec. 9.

Send out information and events for East and West Feliciana parishes to [email protected] by noon Friday or connect with (225) 388-0731.