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Home : Events : Proclamations
If you are interested in a proclamation for your upcoming event, contact Carlee Alm-LaBar for more information.

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel presented Pat Worley, a Lafayette Parish School Counselor, with a proclamation to honor area counselors during National School Counselor Week, February 2-6, 2009.



Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel partnered with the Lafayette Parish School System to proclaim October 27-31 “Red Ribbon Week” in Lafayette Parish to raise awareness for substance abuse and drug prevention issues.


Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel proclaimed October as Down Syndrome Awareness Month in Lafayette Parish. He presented the proclamation to Marlene Venable. The Buddy Walk will be he held on Saturday, October 25, 2008 to help raise awareness.

A proclamation was issued at the Lafayette City/Parish Council meeting on September 23, 2008. The photo is of City/Parish President L. J. “Joey” Durel, Jr., Lafayette Consolidated Government and Peggy Lee, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, Lafayette Consolidated Government.

Lafayette City-Parish proclaimed the week of October 21-27 as Mental Illness Awareness Week. He presented the proclamation to Marietta Puckett, National Alliance on Mental Illness Acadiana Region Director, at the September 23, 2008 City-Parish Council meeting.

Joey Durel proclaimed Friday, October 10, 2008 as “T.D. Smith” Day on T.D.’s last day at 97.3 The Dawg. T.D. has most recently been known as the man responsible for the Louisiana Honor Air Flights, which allow WWII veterans to travel to Washington D.C. free of charge to see the memorial built in their honor. After 18 years at 97.3 The Dawg, T.D. is pursuing other business interests.


The Charter Commission has recommended a change in consolidation. It would keep the services we receive consolidated, keeping the efficiencies we now have. But it would divide the government into a pure parish government and a pure city government for Lafayette. Do you support the Charter Commission's recommendation?