Children's Miracle Network to hold free health and information event for kids

Kids Matter an event focused on children up to 17 years old and their families will be held on Saturday, January 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Prien Lake Mall. Brought to the community by KPLC, Children's Miracle Network of CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, Kids Can and community groups dedicated to the well-being our children.

Local organizations will be on hand to provide childhood immunizations, fun learning activities and information on services available such as: growth and development, childhood obesity, foster care, adoption, child abuse, summer community program, exercise, mental health, fire safety, and much more.

Groups and organizations participating in Kids Matter are:

Acadian Ambulance

Calcasieu Parish Public Libraries

Children's Miracle Network

CHRISTUS St. Patrick - GiGi's Fitness Centers

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Diabetes Management

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Emergency Services

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital - Spirit Team

CHRISTUS St. Patrick School Based Health Centers

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Speech and Hearing

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Surgical Services

City of Lake Charles Parks and Recreation

Department of Children and Family Services

Early Childhood - Calcasieu Parish Schools

Early Steps

ETC (Educational and Treatment Council)

The Eye Clinic

Families Helping Families of SWLA

Family & Youth Counseling Agency-CASA

Family & Youth Counseling Agency(CFAN)

Foreman-Reynaud Community Center



LSU Ag Center


Project Know

SWLA Center for Health Services

West Cal Cam Hospital Therapeutic Riding Center

Women's and Children's Hospital

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information call Louise McDaniel at 491-7555.