Parish Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone that came out to support
our "Wild Beast Feast” a fundraiser for the local Council on Aging (COA) and
their Meals on Wheels program. Through
your support, we were able to raise over $10,125 for this worthy program. The community support far exceeded our
Dugas was named the Honorary Chairman and the 2015 Grand Marshal for the
event. For 50-plus years, he has
dedicated his time to cooking for free for fundraisers, church fairs and people
citizens are a precious part of our community, heritage and way of life in
Assumption Parish,” Sheriff Mike Waguespack said. "Many of them count on Meals on Wheels for
daily nutrition and supporting this worthy program is the least we can do to
help those who have helped so many of us.”
can be delivered to elderly and fixed income seniors for as little as $1 per
day, the Council on Aging needs a revenue stream to ensure the program
continues and potentially expands to serve more of our elderly and fixed income
"It is our hope
that this event becomes an annual fundraiser for the COA as they continue their
good work on behalf of our senior citizens,” Sheriff Waguespack said.
We would also
like to thank the many individual and corporate sponsors who provided donations
and other in-kind contributions to make this event a success.
For more information, visit
assumptionsheriff.com, phone the sheriff’s office, 985-369-7281 or the Council
on Aging, 985-369-7961.