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ACADIA PARISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce revealed its new brand to an audience of stakeholder members and directors at its inaugural Chairman’s Breakfast at Acadia General Hospital.
Participants in the 25th class of Leadership EXCEL include, front from left, Kai Seah, Darnall, Sikes, and Fredrick CPA Firm-Eunice; Shelia Charles, SLCC - Acadian Campus; Cassidy Stoma, Core Realty; Heather Deshotel, Dugas, Soileau & Breaux CPA Firm; Melissa Schatzle, Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy; Skyler Hebert, Jeff Davis Electric Co-Op ; second row from left, Jeremiah Meck, Acadia-St. Landry Hospital; Kylie Yeager, JD Bank – Jennings; Tiffany Gates, Home Bank – Crowley, Nancy Lyon, Rayne Realty Company; Rachel Savoy, Rayne Building & Loan Association; Christi Batiste, JD Bank-Jennings; back from left, Josh Faul, Jennings American Legion Hospital; Jarreytt Johnson, Anytime Fitness - Church Point; Brandon Ned, Acadia General Hospital; Buffina Crouchet, Hampton Inn & Suites-Jennings; Henry McManus, Acadia General Hospital; Loretta Kebodeaux, Bank of Commerce-Iota.
The 25th class of the Leadership EXCEL program kicked off a new year with a two-day retreat held at the First Baptist of Crowley on Thursday, Jan. 17, and Friday, Jan. 18.
The Crowley Chamber of Commerce held its annual Farmers’ Appreciation Dinner Thursday evening at the International Rice Festival Building.
A Beretta A300 Outlander Synthetic 12-gauge shotgun, donated by G&H Outdoor Store and Rice Palace, will be raffled off at the end of annual Farmers’ Appreciation Banquet Thursday night. Raffle tickets are $5, and will be for sale at the event or from the Chamber office in advance. With the shotgun are, from left, L.J. Gielen, owner of Rice Palace; Daniel Fontenot of Rice Palace; Melinda Malmay, chairman, Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce board of directors; and Sam Mixon of G&H Outdoor Store.
The Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce and Supreme Rice are inviting the public to attend the annual Farmers’ Appreciation Dinner in honor of the farmers who make such a large contribution to the cu