As the COVID-19 pandemic affects communities across the United States, it has also impacted in-person fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Anna Saleme’s home at 313 Wise St. in Morgan City is one of seven local homes in the Spirit of Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday presented as a fundraiser by St. Mary Outreach in Morgan City. Saleme’s home was built circa 1920 by the Bass family of Morgan City. This solid cypress, Louisiana shotgun-style house is one of three identical houses, all in a row originally built the Bass’ for their two daughters, Dorothy and Freida Bass. Unique features include a 40-foot long hallway running almost the entire length of the house, 12-foot ceilings, original oak wood floors, a gas fireplace in the living room and rustic-style door and window casings and baseboards. See the story for details on tickets. St. Mary Outreach provides services such as food and clothing to those in need.
St. Mary Outreach will present its fourth annual Spirit of Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at seven area homes.
One of the eight homes featured in the third annual Spirit of Homes Tour on Saturday, Nov. 17, sponsored by St. Mary Outreach, belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Scott Tarver at 604 Riverside Drive in Berwick. The Tarvers’ favorite place to gather is their screened-in porch used for family meals, homework time and to watch LSU football games. Home tour tickets, $20 per person, are available in advance at The Alumni Shop for Him and Her and Wildflower Boutique, both in Morgan City. Day-of tickets will be at Castalano’s in Morgan City. Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also at Castalano’s will be a small antique show.
St. Mary Outreach will present its third annual Spirit of Homes Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Funds raised will benefit St.
Motivation for Life, A Night with LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade, will be held July 31 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
The second annual Spirit of Homes Tour will be held Dec. 2 with proceeds benefitting St. Mary Outreach.