BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announces community recharge stations, community feeding sites and point of distribution sites for Saturday, September 4.
Community Recharge Stations:
Each site has air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and stations for recharging electronic devices. Food and water will be available while supplies last. Residents are asked to wear a mask. There could be more community recharge stations opening as community centers regain power.
In partnership with Councilman Lamont Cole, the MLK Community Center at 4000 Gus Young Avenue will be open at noon to 6 p.m. Lunch will start at 1:30 p.m. and dinner is at 5:30 p.m.
In partnership with Councilwoman Carolyn Coleman, the Leo S Butler Community Center on 950 E Washington St. will open at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Breakfast starts at 10 a.m. Lunch begins at 1:30 p.m. and dinner will be at 5:30 p.m.
In partnership with Councilwoman Chauna Banks, the Jewel J Newman Community Center on 2013 Central Rd. will open at 4 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.. The Southern University game will be streamed there.
Community Feeding Sites:
All feeding sites listed below will have the start times and locations. Events will end when supplies run out.
In partnership with Councilmember Aaron Moak, the Pennington YMCA at 15550 Old Hammond Highway will begin at 5:30 p.m.
In partnership with Councilmember Brandon Noel, the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church located at 22911 Reams Rd will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Point of Distribution Sites:
In partnership with Councilmember Rowdy Gaudet, the BREC Burbank Park Soccer Complex at South Pavilion located on 12400 Burbank Drive will open at 8 a.m.
The location listed above will give out food, water and ice while supplies last.