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Parish Proud Day In Partnership With Love Our Schools Countdown: Days

Location:

Carencro High School

721 W Butcher Switch Rd

Lafayette, LA 70507

 

Carencro Middle School

4301 N University Ave

Carencro, LA 70520

 

Live Oak Elementary

3020 N University Ave

Lafayette, LA 70507

Date & Time:

Saturday, September 14, 2024

Volunteer Check In Opens at 8am

Event & Ceremonies from 9am - 12pm

Edu-tainment Open Until 1pm

 

Event Overview

Be a part of the first multi-location Parish Proud Day!

This September Parish Proud will join forces with the Love Our Schools Foundation to bring together over 500 volunteers to take on transformative projects at 3 public schools in Carencro. 

Don’t wait!  Sign up today for this wonderful opportunity to strengthen the community and support education at the same time!

UL Lafayette SOUL Camp A Service Day

Location:

Girard Park

500 Girard Park Drive

Lafayette, LA 70503

Date & Time:

Sunday, August 11, 2024

8:15am-11:15am

 

Event Overview

SOUL Camp (Service, Outreach, Unity, & Leadership) is a four-day experiential extended orientation program for first-time freshmen at the University of Louisiana Lafayette (UL Lafayette). It’s designed to supplement New Student Orientation by providing new students with essential skills and networks. During SOUL Camp, participants engage in community service projects, attend educational sessions, enjoy social activities, interact with faculty, staff, and current student mentors, and build a strong sense of Ragin’ Cajun spirit. If you’re attending SOUL Camp, get ready for an exciting experience with the Parish Proud Team and a day of transformative projects.

*Reserved only for UL Lafayette students participating in Soul Camp A. 

UL Lafayette SOUL Camp B Service Day

Location:

Girard Park

500 Girard Park Drive

Lafayette, LA 70503

Date & Time:

Thursday, August 15, 2024

8:15am-11:15am

Event Overview

SOUL Camp (Service, Outreach, Unity, & Leadership) is a four-day experiential extended orientation program for first-time freshmen at the University of Louisiana Lafayette (UL Lafayette). It’s designed to supplement New Student Orientation by providing new students with essential skills and networks. During SOUL Camp, participants engage in community service projects, attend educational sessions, enjoy social activities, interact with faculty, staff, and current student mentors, and build a strong sense of Ragin’ Cajun spirit. If you’re attending SOUL Camp, get ready for an exciting experience with the Parish Proud Team and a day of transformative projects.

*Reserved only for UL Lafayette students participating in Soul Camp B. 

Sweep Scott

Location:

116 Lions Club Rd

Scott, LA 70583

Date & Time:

Saturday, Septemper 21, 2024

Event Time: 9am - 12pm

 

Event Overview

The movement to clean up littered areas of Acadiana that need a little love continues this time in the City of Scott.

Let’s all be part of the solution by participating in this community-driven effort to make a significant impact in keeping, Scott, and our environment clean and litter free!

Create Your Own

Location:

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Date & Time:

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Event Overview

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Signature Projects

Downtown Lafayette, LA

Status

Project on-going

Scale

Public Space, 359,000 sq. ft.

Taxpayer Cost Avoidance

$150,000

Volunteers

838

Events

Landscaping

Painting/Corrosion protection

Litter Mitigation

Collaborators

Lafayette Utilities System (LUS)

Downtown Lafayette Unlimited (DLU)

Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

Lafayette Travel and Tourism

Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA)

Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG)

Acadian Companies

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette City Marshall

Lafayette Sheriff’s Department

Lafayette City Police Department

Keller Williams

Republic Services Inc.

Cox

Coca-Cola

Haynie Family Foundation

Schumacher Family Foundation

Stuller Inc.

Junior League of Lafayette

LAND Architects

Girard Park Lafayette LA

STATUS

Projects on-going 

SCALE

Public Space, 1,500,000 sq. ft.

TAXPAYER COST AVOIDANCE

$100,000

VOLUNTEERS

500 +

Events

Landscaping
Painting / Corrosion protection
Running track gravel overlay
New, waste receptacle installation
New, playground padded surfacing
Litter mitigation

COLLABORATORS

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Parks, Arts, Recreation, and Culture Department (PARC)
Ochsner, Lafayette General
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Acadian Companies
Junior League of Lafayette
Lafayette City Marshall
Lafayette Coca-Cola 
Kiwanis Club of Lafayette
Republic Services Inc.
Home Bank
Red River Bank
The Cottonport Bank
Girard Park Community Homeowners Association

Moncus Park

STATUS

Projects Completed

SCALE

Public Space, 4,125,000 sq. ft.

TAXPAYER COST AVOIDANCE

$5,300

 

Events

Tree Planting

COLLABORATORS

Acadiana Automotive Group

Moncus Park

Lafayette Consolidated Government

UL Lafayette | Krewe de Coulee

STATUS

Annual

SCALE

Public Space, 1,317,390 sq. ft.

2.17 Miles Cleaned

TAXPAYER COST AVOIDANCE

$10,800

 

Events

Litter Pick-Up

COLLABORATORS

UL Lafayette

UL Sustainability

Lemoine Company

Heymann Park and Rec Center

STATUS

Projects on-going

SCALE

Public Space, 436,000 sq. ft.

TAXPAYER COST AVOIDANCE

$7,000

 

Events

Landscaping
Painting / Corrosion protection
New front garden
Litter mitigation

COLLABORATORS

Atmos Energy

Academy of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau

St. Thomas More

Bayou Vermilion District

Dunn-Well Pressure Washing

Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana

BJ's Brewhouse

Veteran's Park

STATUS

Projects Completed

SCALE

Public Space, 235,000 sq. ft.

TAXPAYER COST AVOIDANCE

$5,000

 

Events

Landscaping
Painting / Corrosion protection
New, waste receptacle installation
Litter mitigation

COLLABORATORS

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Parks, Arts, Recreation, and Culture Department (PARC)
L3 Harris
American Legion, Post 69
Acadiana Veteran’s Alliance
Veteran’s of Foreign Wars
University of Louisiana, Lafayette Student Veteran’s Organization
MyCC Hero

WHAT WE DO

Placemaking is a collaborative, people-centered approach to creating a more vibrant, resilient, and thriving community that fosters connection and economic growth. It is through Placemaking, that we transform public places in to clean, beautiful, and healthy spaces where we all live, work, and play.

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THANK YOU TO OUR PARISH PROUD DAY SUSTAINING SPONSORS

Planet Fitness Manuel Companies Schumacher Foundation Acadiana Automotive Group McLaff Stuller Family Foundation Acadian Security Atmos Energy Beaver Club LEDA Lafayette Travel Our Lady of Lourdes Health 360 Painting Coca Cola Dunn-Well Fenstermaker KADN Snap pea The Home Depot Lamar Republic Services

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