Local community members did their part to help the Alice Mother's Club raise fund to help its causes, which include raising scholarship money for local graduates as well as working with Rushing and Gonzalez pharmacy to help pay for medications for indigent residents.

The "celebrities" donned Mardi Gras costumes and masks. Pictured: Nora Gonzalez and Dr. Andres Alaniz showed their Mardi Gras spirit with masks and beads. Photo by NICOLE D. PEREZ