Girls Scouts are invited to 'Girl Scout Family Day' Oct. 20

Kim Bourgeois SU 131 Publicity Chair

A Girl Scout Family Day will be held, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at Duplessis Park, Gonzales.

Come join Girl Scouts Louisiana East Prairieville Service Unit 131 for a "Day in the Park" filled with fun activities, health, safety and educational booths, great door prizes

and information about joining Girl Scouts. The event is open to the public, so pack a picnic basket, blanket or chair and come enjoy the great fall weather with your family,

friends and Prairieville Girl Scout troops. The first 300 children will receive a treat bag! All attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry item to assist

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 10247 in their quest to replenish local food pantries emptied during Hurricane Isaac. A donation of $3 per person will be collected for entry.

Organizers are still in need of a nutritionist, presenters for Internet safety, first aid, finger painting, and DARE. Duplessis Park is located on Hwy. 621 in Gonzales directly in front

of Duplessis Primary School.

Anyone wishing to get involved with this event or for more information, email