VILLE PLATTE ROTARY CLUB HEARS FROM FITNESS EXPERT
AUGUST 5, 2014
The Rotary Club of Ville Platte today (Tuesday) had special guest Shane Darbonne, director of the Ville Platte Wellness Plus Center. Darbonne has been with the Wellness Plus center for the past 15 years. He explained the difference between health and fitness. He shared with rotary club members that appearances can be misleading. Darbonne said there have been changes in fitness training over the years for cardio workouts and in weight training. He said the average person needs at least 7-8 hours of sleep. Darbonne was the guest of Paul Shexnayder.
Club President David Mayeaux announced that the board approved implementing three new rotary sponsored programs: Shots for Tots with Mayor Jennifer Vidrine in charge, Rotary Club Facebook page with Mable Forman in charge and supporting Faith House with Annette Johnson in charge.
The club will remove old rotary club signs found around town and install new signs showing the new time and location of its weekly meetings.
Mayor Jennifer Vidrine announced that the Ville Platte 12 year old Dixie Youth All Stars will be featured in a parade at 12 noon Wednesday down Main Street. Also, the Ville Platte City Council will consider installing new street signs that will include both English and French names.
Clerk of Court Randy Deshotel announced that Commissioner in Charge Schools will be held in the next few weeks. Commissioners are needed for the election on November 4. Commissioners are paid $200 a day. Qualifying for political candidates will be August 20-22. The chamber of commerce has scheduled a political rally August 21 at the Civic Center.