It is often commented on how those in Vermilion Parish step up for others.

That shone once again Saturday when nearly 1,000 visited Black's in downtown Abbeville to help raise money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) in honor of Erath native Cale Langlinais.

"We had a great turnout," said Beau Barras, one of the volunteers who helped organize the event. "We had a steady crowd the entire time. A bunch of Cale's family came. It was really well received.