• Completion of the new Vocational Technical Career Training Center – Dedicatory service to be held October 5, 2010 at 1:30pm following the Annual Fall meeting of the Board of Directors.
The Methodist Home for Children of Greater New Orleans
• The 31st Annual Methodist Home Golf Classic is set for October 4, 2010 at the Beau Chene Country Club. For more information please call Marlin Giacona at our Mandeville home at (985) 626-6649.
Methodist Children’s Home of Southwest Louisiana
• Children’s Home Benefit Ride October 9 – Children’s Home Benefit Ride. The idea for this fundraising event originated with Lafayette volunteers. People will caravan by car, truck, motorcycle, or church van from Asbury UMC (Lafayette) to the site of our new Methodist Children’s Home of Southwest Louisiana, in Sulphur. Even if you don’t ride in the caravan, you can join the festivities at noon in Sulphur. Riders pay $20; Passengers and others pay $10. All will enjoy 2 live bands, door prizes, lunch, a short program, and a tour of the Home. Call Libby Ricky at (337) 456-6116 for more information or to register.
• A Grand Opening and Dedicatory Service will be held on October 17th. The Open House will be 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, with the Dedication to commence at 2:30 pm. Bishop William Hutchinson will be present, and the local churches and general community are invited to be in attendance. We are looking forward to expanding our services to this part of the state.