Tuesday, April 28, 2015

An Evening for Ladies Part 3

That evening Wednesday, July 15 there will be a networking event An Evening for Ladies Part 3 beginning at 5pm. The networking event includes vendors geared towards the needs and wants of the female shopper. The evening will spotlight networking with business professional, good food, fine wine, and valued vendors all in a relaxing atmosphere. Entertainment provided by DJ CantStop WontStop. Ladies can purchase a shrimp dinner for $5 wine and other drinks $1 a glass; the proceeds benefit the Family Strong Foundation. To register for the conference or to for more information about An Evening for Ladies Part 3 please contact the Family Strong Foundation at 337-945-6049 or email us at familystrongfoundation@gmail.com.

3rd Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference

The Family Strong Foundation, nonprofit organization established in St. Landry Parish in 2012, is hosting their annual Women’s Empowerment Conference on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 8am to 2pm in Opelousas at Evangeline Downs Hotel. Mary Ellen Donatto, St. Landry Parish School Board member, will be our guest speaker. The conference is free but registration is required.  Various agencies and companies will present sessions on various topics including: writing a business plan, starting your own business, securing business loans, self-defense for ladies, what ladies need to know before they bring their car to a mechanic, and cancer survivor testimonials. The underlying goal of the conference is to help women become financially, physically, and emotionally healthy. Registration includes conference materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

3rd Annual Outdoor Spring Bridal and Small Business Expo

The expo is the perfect place to plan your wedding or upcoming event, do some shopping, hear some good music, sample delicious cuisine, and see what products & services local businesses have to offer. All in a beautiful and serene environment. 
The expo is sponsored by Sounds of Elegance D.J. & Lighting, Evangeline Downs Hotel, Affordable Special Event Rentals, Premier Designs Jewelry, Guillory’s Seafood Express and Modern Diva’s Boutique. There will be tons of door prizes, fashion shows, samples, demos, vendors, products, and one lucky bride is going to walk away with The Bridal Bling Grand Prize Pack worth over $1000.

First 100 brides receive complimentary bridal bags.
Entertainment provided by Sounds of Elegance D.J. & Lighting
The expo is a fundraiser and 100% of the proceeds go to charity.

Advance tickets are $3 and $5 at the door.
Vendor space is available.

Contact The Foundation at 337-945-6049 or email us at

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Monthly Computer Class

Call Shonda at Family Strong Foundation at 337-945-6049 for more information or to register

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Free Computer Class for Seniors 50+

On   Saturday, September 20, 2014 and continuing the third Saturday of each month from 8 to 11am Family Strong Foundation will host a free B.Y.O.D., Bring Your Own Device computer class for everyone but especially seniors over 50. The class will be at the Evangeline Downs Hotel meeting room in Opelousas. The class is free, however, you must provide your own device and registration is required; to register please contact FSF at 337-945-6049.