Welcome to the Krewe of Akewa Website!
The Krewe of Akewa is a ten year old Mardi Gras Krewe based in Minden, Louisiana. Our mission is to bring together people of good character and high moral standards for the purpose of celebrating the season of Mardi Gras and to promote the spirit of comraderie, friendship and merriment through various community service, charity and karnival season activities.
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Introducing Krewe of Akewa's Queen and Captain X
Queen X, Julie Harmon
Julie has been a member of the Krewe of Akewa from the beginning, one of our charter members. She is a graduate of both Homer High School and Louisiana Tech Univeristy. Julie is no stranger to Mardi-Gras royalty, as she has previously served as both Winter and Summer Goddess. She has been employed with the Minden Police Department for 27 years, where she is a currently a Captain. Julie is also a member of the Louisiana Dare Officers Association (LDOA) and Municipal Police Officers Association (MPOA). When she's not traveling or shopping (two of her favorite hobbies) you can find her spending time with her special child with 4 legs, Pepper.
Captain X, Lenny Sullivan
also a charter member of the Krewe and lives in Sibley with her husband Epp. They have raised 5 children, have 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandkids. She is the Krewe treasurer and also served
as Captain IV and V. She is an active and busy member of Sibley United Methodist Church as well. Mrs. Sullivan has been a tax consultant for 40 years and is also the "go-to" for all of the krewe's sewing meltdowns, emergencies and anything else needed. Lenny also enjoys cooking and she loves Mardi Gras.
A heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make our tenth year such a huge success. We are looking to shake some things up next year, so definitely stay tuned for the HUGE changes to come. We're always looking for new members to join us, so take a minute and visit our Contact Us page for more information on becoming a member.
The Krewe of Akewa is getting in gear to properly celebrate our elevent year! The 2015 Mardi Gras season is going to be full of great events and loads of fun! It's not too late to join or become a sponsor! Interested?
Check out our sponsor or contact us page!