Rapides Parish Medical Society Meeting with Spouses Thursday August 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Please support your spouse by attending this meeting with them!

Thank you,

Shelley Kaplan

Medical Society Crawfish Boil

RPMS Crawfish Boil

RPMSA Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 minutes:

RPMSA Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 minutes:

  • Name Tags at door 🙂
  • Welcomed members
  • Briefing on last meeting
  • Objective of meeting: Breast awareness month by healthy eating &
    cooking for Hope House to raise $ to buy industrial pots & ladles.
  • Meeting began with a poem by Emily Dickinson:
    “Hope” is the thing with feathers
    That perches in the soul
    And sings the tune without the words
    And never stops at all.
  • On the Menu:
    Appetizers:   Venezuelan Yucca topped with Guasacaca sauce
    Mediterranean: Hummos, Baba Ganoush (Sue)
    Main Course: Indian by Amy Pillarisetti Vegetable & Shrimp Upma YUM!
    Mediterranean by Erin Ardoin Stuffed grape leaves YUM!
    Mujadara & cucumber yogurt salad (Sue)
  • Recipes available for all
  • Thank You Nenita Roy our past president & current treasurer. She
    collected dues & passed out to paid members the new directory 2014-2015.
  • Thank you Sandy Patton, our V-President and web manager, for all her
    effort in doing this directory & keeping our website up-to-date. YAY!
    Username: your last name
    Password: Password (you can change it once in)
    Please DO NOT share with anyone outside the medical alliance
  • Thanks to all board members for their support and assistance
  • We all introduced ourselves & ate to our hearts content on a beautiful fall
    day. My friend Simona Hanna, a nurse & photographer by hobby,
    took pictures of the eating and the cooking class that followed.

Thank You for your great tips we raised a whopping $583 WOW !!!

In attendance a total of 23 people;

Amy Pillarisetti Judy Madden Leena Shbeeb
Hindi Rangi Melanie Drury Lea Miguez
Elian Abi-Rashed Janice Marrazzo Lori Dewitt
Kelli Saccaro Erin Ardoin Sue Younes
Jo Rice Tina Gad Simona Hanna (photographer)
Charlot Morrison Nenita Roy
Peggy Wilson Mary Daniel
Shelley Kaplan Pat Texada
Jennifer Badeaux Connie Texada

-We had great fun & Thank You!!!
-Also a BIG THANK YOU to all our paid members that have come or paid
anyways and supported our alliance 🙂     YOU make it happen!!!
-See you at YOGA with our one and only YOGI Joan Manuel Friday Nov. 14th

Below is a picture of the pots we bought with the money raised that we delivered to the Hope House. They were very appreciative!!


Sue Younes

RPMSA 2014-2015 Events & Dates EMPOWERING WOMEN

Thursday, September 18, 2014
11:30 am home of JoEarle Guillory, 1826 N. City Park Blvd. Join us for our fall coffee welcoming new members.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
11:30 am, home of Sue Younes, 6500 Taylor Oaks. Wear pink and join us for Mediterranean cooking with Spanish/Indian fusion. Donations for the cooking/eating class will go to Hope House.

Friday, November 14, 2014
10:00 am, “Yoga Practice” studio of Joan Manuel, 1205 Texas Ave. Let’s all join yogi Joan for a wellness instruction class of mind and body.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
11:30 am, home of Eliane Abi-Rashed, 6714 Tennyson Oaks. Join us for some holiday cheer. We will present a Hope House representative with our donations of items from their Christmas wish list.

Friday, January 16, 2015
10:00 am, home of Nicole Holcomb, 402 Hillcrest Blvd. Our speaker will be Dr. Agnes Salon Ashby and she will be talking to us on battling the “F” word (fibromyalgia).

Saturday, February, 14, 2015
location and time TBA
This will be a Valentines Day party for doctors and spouses. It will be an event with prepaid tickets and proceeds going to The Shepard Center.

Sunday, March 8, 2015
3:00 pm, home of Adrienne Dole, 6704 Christina Oaks. This is International Women’s Day and we will celebrate women around the world with folklore clothes, music, dance, food, speaker, photographer, and much more. Daughters 18 years of age and older are welcome.

Friday, April 17, 2015
11:30 am, home of Amy Norton, 4701 Wade Court. This will be our spring luncheon and installation of new officers.

Minutes of Thursday September 18, 2014

Call for a meeting
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