A Message From the Parish President: COVID Update

I want to wish all of you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. As I said in my statement early last week, we know these holidays are going to be different due to COVID-19. Based on the Governor’s announcement yesterday of a move to a modified Phase 2, we now have some idea of just how different.

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Pic of the Week

This week’s pic ‘Fall Roots’ was submitted by Cici Photography Submit your photo for “Pic of the Week” by emailing covweekly@gmail.com, posting on our

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Local History: Covington in the 1940s and 1950s by Phil Pfeffer

The memories of day-to-day life in Covington in the 1940’s and 1950’s were written down by Phil Pfeffer, a graduate of Covington High School in 1958. Here is what he shared about those times from 70 years ago.

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Adoptable Pet of the Week

Wiggles is a three-year-old large breed mix pulled from a municipal shelter who was out of space. This spirited girl loves her people and would be great for an active couple or family.

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How to Host a Food Drive for Northshore Food Bank

Each year, the Northshore Food Bank distributes over 1 million pounds of food to the residents of St. Tammany and Washington parishes. This year the Food Bank saw an increase of more than 110% in the number of individuals and families they serve due to COVID.

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Thanksgiving Donations at Northshore Humane Society

For the price of a movie ticket, $13.90, you can provide food to an animal in need for an entire month. Together we can make Thanksgiving Day special for a homeless dog or cat. Your special gift will give an innocent animal the second chance and loving family they have always deserved.

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Covington Police Department’s Caroline Darby Christmas Wish Toy Giveaway Update

Due to COVID-19, The Caroline Darby Christmas Wish Toy Giveaway will be implementing a safety plan this year to ensure all attendees and volunteers stay safe. Although we are implementing a safety plan, we will continue to do our best in making the children of our community smile a little bigger this Holiday Season.

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This Week at the Farmers’ Market by Charlene LeJeune

The veggies are pouring in; the greens they are a-comin’! Natalie boasts broccoli and Brussels sprouts. Sam has baby kale (so nice to chop up and add to any soup, especially if it came from a can.) Nick has his awesome sweet potatoes. I wait for them every fall; they are so flavorful.

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