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Women of Opelousas – Effie Dimmick Hollier

This week, on Thursday, March 16th the Opelousas Woman’s Club is holding a celebration for National Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. One of those who did just that in Opelousas was Effie Dimmick Hollier, the first president of the Opelousas Woman’s Club. This is her story.

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Mayor Alsandor Presents Opelousas Woman’s Club A Proclaimation For National Women’s History Month

Mayor Julius Alsandor presented members of the Opelousas Woman’s Club with a Proclamation for National Women’s History Month and acknowledging the contributions that OWC has made in our the history of our community. Pictured Left to right: Sylvia Chauvin, Sarah Branton, Diane Gallagher, Mayor Alsandor, Wanda Juneau, Susan Litton. (Submitted Photograph.)