The annual St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras Kings and Queens Luncheon was held Feb. 17 at the Clarion Hotel in Morgan City. Honored guests were reigning St. Mary AARP King and Queen XXIX Gordon and Faye Smith. Stephanie Dupre was luncheon chairperson. Past queens in attendance were, from left, Bonnie Glynn, 2001; Anna Hebert, 2005; Nedra Giroir, 1996; Marie Vella, 2000; Dupre, 2012; Smith; Peggy Verrett, 2016; Pat Fryer, 2008; Jeanie Clement, 2003; Ann LeBlanc, 1998; and Shirley Akers, 2013. Also in attendance was Linda Levron, 2014.
The annual St. Mary AARP Kings and Queens Luncheon was held Feb. 17 in celebration of Mardi Gras.