Terrytown GoldenAgers Senior Center Grand Opening
Community members and elected officials recently gathered to celebrate the completion of the Terrytown Golden Age Center. The 3,900-square-foot facility, which cost just over $1 million, was funded by the Jefferson Parish Recreation Department and gaming revenue received from Boomtown Casino. The center includes several improvements and upgrades, including Americans with Disabilities Act compliancy, a 12-foot ceiling in the main area, an upgraded kitchen, new bingo boards, additional storage, a covered drop off, automatic doors on the front entrance and six handicapped parking spots.
JPRD Girls Softball Champions Return Home
The World Champion JPRD Girls Under 14, Under 16, and under 18 Softball Teams returned home as conquering heros Friday night from the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen, Florida. This is the first time that three JPRD teams have all qualified for championship games. The under 18 Girls took Second Place while the under 14 & 16 Girls brought home First Place.Friends, family, and fireworks were all there to great them along with Michael Yenni-Jefferson Parish President and Chief Operating Assistant Royce Blanchard.