LOVING LOUISIANA BLOG ARCHIVES
Second Annual Louisiana Fosters Event September 21, 2018 Expanding the network of community and faith-based supports for foster parents was the focus of the second annual Louisiana Fosters event, hosted Sept. 21 at the Governor’s Mansion by First Lady Donna Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The summit featured guest speaker […]
K.C. Kilpatrick Founder, Geaux 4 Kids K.C. KilpatrickGeaux Bags Geaux Bags is an outreach project that serves children in crisis within the first 24 hours they are placed in foster care, providing an emergency bag filled with age-specific, basic necessities and comfort items for the first night. As a foster parent since 2013, Geaux 4 Kids […]
Metanoia Manor WORDS FROM SISTER NORMA Happy New Year 2019 from Metanoia Manor, As we celebrate the most wonderful time of year, and the most awesome event in human history, the coming of God to earth as a little child in the manger, we come to you to celebrate. As we celebrate Christ’s birthday, we […]
LFF Anti-Human Trafficking P&A Features Trafficking is the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the United States and in Louisiana alone, over the last several years thousands of victims have been identified as either confirmed or prospective victims of human sex or labor trafficking. Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna […]
JULY 2019 BLOG Volume 1, Edition 9 JULY 2019 A word from the First Lady of Louisiana Happy Fourth of July! On May 21, 2019 we attended a beautiful and moving Louisiana National Guard ceremony featuring the dedication of a Minuteman Statue erected in the Veteran’s Memorial Park on the grounds of the State Capitol. […]
BLOG ARCHIVE: CHEFS AND RECIPES These chefs are creating some of the best food in the world. People come to Louisiana to eat, and for superb reason. Our game-changing culinary repast is world renowned, informed by three centuries of cultural gastronomy and an army of dedicated chefs and creatives. New Orleans StyleKing Cake FEBRUARY […]
BLOG ARCHIVE: BUSINESS “Never stop believing, never give up. Never stop trying and never stop learning.” – Thomas A. Edison NOLA DMC FEBRUARY 2021 Cocktail & Sons JANUARY 2021 Owner, Flora + WildISABEL YARBAROUGH DECEMBER 2020 Lafayette Woman Selected to James Beard Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program MICHELLE EZELL NOVEMBER 2020 Owner, Lighting Stylist: CAPITAL CITY […]
BLOG ARCHIVE: COMMUNITY “Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Hire a Mardi Gras Artist FEBRUARY 2021 HOPE MINISTRIESBaton Rouge JANUARY 2021 Boys & Girls Clubs of AcadianaMissy Bienvenu Andrade DECEMBER 2020 Kevin McKee Lead Pastor, The Chapel NOVEMBER 2020 FOURTH DISTRICT MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION Hurricane […]
BLOG ARCHIVE: MILITARY Every month we pay tribute to the many brave and courageous women serving in all branches of our military for their dedicated service to our state and our country. COVID-19 Vaccination InformationFor Veterans FEBRUARY 2021 U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsVeterans Crisis Line JANUARY 2021 Louisiana Department of Veterans AffairsEUGENE LUSSAN DECEMBER 2020 […]
Principal Gardervere L.J. Alleman Middle School L.J. Alleman Middle School Shout out to the Principal at L.J. Alleman Middle School!! The First Lady visited L.J. Alleman in the fall and was very impressed with their music and arts programs. Thank you to Principal Gardervere for supporting the Teach MAM principals!
BLOG ARCHIVE: SCHOOLS We are proud to feature the finest educators and teaching talent in our Louisiana schools. Alice Boucher Elementary, Lafayette ParishAssistant Principal and Certified Special Education Teacher2018 Louisiana State Teacher of the Year FinalistSARAH GROS FEBRUARY 2021 Glasgow Middle School, East Baton Rouge ParishTeacher of Roman Technology, Classical Mythology, and Latin2021 Louisiana State […]
GOVERNOR’S MANSION PRESERVATION FOUNDATION The Louisiana Governor’s Mansion belongs to the people of our great state and Gov. Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards are honored to call it home and help preserve its history for those who visit. Built in 1963 by former Gov. Jimmie Davis, the mansion is located in Baton Rouge on […]
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Delery has lived there all of her life except during undergraduate school and a brief stint in Seattle, WA. She is a mother to four boys, ranging in ages from 21 to 16, and they are the heart and soul of her life.
Delery earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and Master’s Degree from Louisiana State University. She is currently a fellow at Loyola University New Orleans, Institute of Politics. Her volunteer work has mostly evolved from issues that have affected her personally. Actively engaged in disability rights advocacy, Delery has testified numerous times in the Louisiana Legislature regarding issues that affect persons with developmental disabilities. She served as the chair of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, worked for seven years directing regional advocacy efforts and is a graduate of Louisiana’s Partners In Policymaking.