Community Involvement

From charity events and local festivals to Financial Wellness Workshops and free kids bike races, we stay active in our branch communities across Louisiana. Find out what Pelican events are happening around your local branch that you and the whole family can enjoy.
Pelican is celebrating the Trailblazers during their homecoming parade on Wednesday, September 27!

📅 Wednesday, September 27, 2023
⏰ Parade rolls at 2 pm
 📍 Parade begins at the parking lot at Home Depot and continues onto Power Center Parkway, passing in front of the cottages, and will end at the Lake Charles College Prep service road behind the school.

Join us to learn the fundamentals of credit reports and the factors that impact your credit score. FREE dinner, dessert, and drinks will be provided, plus attendees will have the chance to win a $50 VISA gift card and Pelican Prize Pack!

📅 Thursday, September 28, 2023
⏰ Doors open at 5:30 pm, presentation begins at 6:00 pm
 📍  Americana YMCA - 4200 Liberty Way Zachary, LA 70791

What You'll Learn:

✔️ What is a credit report
✔️ How your credit score is calculated
✔️ Benefits of improving your score

We're proud to be giving away free snowballs once again at the Christus Ochsner Children's Miracle Network Mediathon on Thursday, September 28, 2023! Get ready to help us spend the day raising awareness and funds for the Children's Miracle Network in partnership with the Christus Ochsner SWLA Foundation.

The day of, please call 337-430-4100 or text SWLA to 51555 to donate!

Strap on your helmets and join us for Pelican's annual FREE Kids Bike Race! Kids age 12 and under (and their parents or guardians) are invited to get out in the sunshine and enjoy this healthy, free event.

Participants receive an exclusive Petey Racer Medal and t-shirt, plus a goody bag. Meet Petey the Pelican, win door prizes, participate in races, and more—absolutely free!

📅 Saturday, October 14

📍 Tower Place of Monroe 1500 N 19th St, Monroe, LA 71201

Check in: 9:00 am | Races: 10:00 am

This event is completely free and open to the public. Helmets are required for all race participants. Participants must also bring their own wheels, including bikes, scooters, wheelchairs, skateboards, and rollerblades.

By registering for Pelican's Free Kids Bike Race, you agree to our liability waiver.

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Pelican is proud to be a sponsor of this event! The Ethel Precht Foundation was formed in 2008 with the sole mission of providing 100% of proceeds directly to individuals in the Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes who are going through breast cancer treatment.
When: Saturday, October 21
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Lake Charles Civic Center

Pelican Mobile Branch Tour

We’re bringing our mobile branch ON TOUR across the state of Louisiana! Whether it’s tailgating, branch openings, disaster relief, or just to rock out with our communities, we’ll be rolling up to serve others!

Here are our upcoming tour dates! Stop by and snap a pic with us: