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Sock Drive 2019

Sock Drive 2019Sock Drive 2019

          The JSM Wise Choice Club completed their Second Annual ‘Sock It To Me’ Sock Drive. JSM students and staff, and community helpers participated in the sock drive. Special thanks to  Evangeline Parish School Board member Ms. Wanda Skinner, EPSB supervisor Mr. Phillip Buller, City Councilman Jerry Joseph, Evangeline Central, St. John  Baptist Church of Ville Platte, Assessor’s Office (Josh Fontenot), Registrar Office of Voters (Orlandar Jack), Executive Director of Evangeline Community Action (Carleen Bellard), Ville Platte High School Assistant Principals (Chenile Tezeno & Tommy Jones), VPHS faculty, Owen's-Thomas Funeral Home, retired teachers, retired bus drivers, bus drivers for Evangeline Schools.

          We donated 622 pairs of assorted socks that were distributed in the Ville Platte community. Our goal was 500. The following organizations and agencies received socks from the Sock Drive: Mercy Hospital (Ms. Renee Brown), Heritage Manor Nursing Home (Ms. Puchet Jones & Ms. Nancy Bourque), Evangeline Community Action (Executive Director Carleen Bellard), New Way of Southwest LA (Ms. Brandie Fontenot & Jesiyah Jones)

Thank you to all who donated and helped us to make our sock drive a success!