St. John School, Iberville Parish and the Blue Star Mothers Louisiana Chapter 1 are combining forces to collect supplies for troops overseas in conjunction with the Iberville Salute to Veterans event. Needed items will be collected by St. John Interparochial School 4th and 5th graders.
Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Location: Iberville Veterans Memorial on Railroad Avenue in Plaquemine
Donated items can also be dropped off at St. John School before the event. The items collected will be shipped by the Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana. The Blue Star Mothers is an organization of mothers who have children serving in the U.S. military. They support troops and military families, and send care packages to troops serving overseas several times a year.
For more information about the collection of items for military, call St. John School at 225.687.6616. For more information about the Salute to Veterans event, call 225.687.2642.