Posts By: Alex Hughes

Lafayette, Washington, Jefferson, and Ice Cream

July 18, 2021 Journal

Today, Sunday, July 18, 2021, is National Ice Cream Day! Thanks to President Ronald Reagan, we celebrate National Ice Cream Day every third Sunday in July. In 1984, Reagan decreed a day for ice cream,…Read More

2022 Speaker Series

The 2022 Lafayette Alliance Speaker Series was announced tonight during the Julien Icher lecture. Alliance Secretary, Alex Hughes, had the following to say “Like so many other organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic made us rethink the…Read More

Essay and Art Competition Winners!

May 17, 2021 News & Announcements

The Lafayette Alliance hosted an essay and art competition this semester for students in grades ten through twelve. Led by Lafayette Alliance board member, Dr. Christiane Price, submissions were due May 7, 2021, at noon…Read More

Essay and Art Competiton

March 15, 2021 Events, News & Announcements

Lafayette Alliance Essay Instructions  This essay competition is open for Grades Ten, Eleven, and Twelve. Choose one topic from the five options provided below. Write a first-person singular descriptive essay, as if you were there.…Read More

Lafayette Day 2020 Video

February 14, 2021 Events

Thanks to LaGrange Television and the City of LaGrange, the Lafayette Alliance presented its Lafayette Day 2020 video on September 6, 2020. Did you miss the video then? Enjoy it here on our website!Read More

Inaugural Speaker Series

February 11, 2021 Events

The Lafayette Alliance is excited to present its inaugural speaker series! We hosted Lafayette scholars and enthusiasts throughout the year via Zoom webinars that you will want to see!   View the video here! Richard…Read More

Bridging the Racial Divide in the Spirit of Lafayette

December 16, 2020 Journal

The following is the text from a talk given on Saturday, December 12th by Richard Ingram hosted by Racial Trustbuilding, Inc. The recorded Facebook Live can be found here      Good morning.  I have…Read More

Lafayette and the Battle of Brandywine

September 11, 2020 Journal

Several years ago we visited friends in Wilmington, Delaware, a beautiful part of our country and steeped in DuPont history. Longwood Gardens is an overwhelming site you should not miss if you are in the…Read More