Tri-City people hope to raise funds for new Guatemalan orphanage

Sister and brother Hannah and Jose are orphans living at Love the Child orphanage in Guatemala. Both suffer from bone deficiencies that caused the crippling of their limbs. (Submitted Photo)

Local business owners Stacy Kidder, Scott and Yvette Tudury are hosting a fundraiser 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Petroleum Club to build a Love the Child orphanage in Guatemala.

Eleven paddlers raced from Bossier City to Berwick

The 5-man team above was the first to reach Franklin for the Saturday finish. Below, standing on terra firma at Berwick’s Lighthouse Park are the 11 paddlers who finished the historic first race from the top of Louisiana to the bottom in canoes and kayaks: (from left) David Dupree of Rayville, Jeffery Duzan of Breaux Bridge, Cory Werk of Breaux Bridge, Adam Jones of Austin, Texas, Jack Cover of Lafayette, Max Dugas of Lafayette, Phil Bowden of San Marcos, Texas, Chris Champion of San Marcos, Texas, Heather Harrison of New Braunfels, Texas, Bobby Smart, of Anacoco and Wendell Smith of Seguin, Texas.

Ten men and one woman raced canoes and kayaks from Bossier City to Berwick and finished the inaugural 410 de Louisiane on Sunday, Oct. 4.


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