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Regional Chamber News – January

Central Business Over Breakfast Jan. 17 Central’s first Business Over Breakfast of 2013 will take place Jan. 17 at 8 a.m.  There is no charge for this event, which is hosted by H&R Block.  It’s a great way for members to network and get to know each other. There will also be a ribbon cutting for H&R Block as they open to prepare for a busy tax season. Contact the Chamber if you are interested in hosting one of these events at (225) 261-5818. Awards, installation banquet set The Chamber will host its third Annual Awards Banquet on Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at Kristenwood Reception Center.  The cost is $20 per ticket (online tickets are $21 and will be...

Regional Chamber News – January
posted on: Jan 15, 2013

Regional Chamber News – December

Central:  Chamber Christmas Social Dec. 13  The Chamber’s annual Christmas Social is slated for Kristenwood Reception Center on Dec. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free to every member and a guest. Call (225) 261-5818 for information. Cruising with the Chamber The chamber is selling $10 raffle tickets for a three-, four-, or seven-day cruise of your choice ($1,500 travel voucher) plus $500 spending money.  The drawing will be held on January 10, 2013 at the Awards Dinner.  A portion of the proceeds will go to Families helping Families (Autism walk).  Call the chamber at (225) 261-5818 to help sell or buy tickets. Awards Banquet on Jan 10 The Chamber’s third annual Awards and Installation Banquet...

posted on: Dec 18, 2012

Regional Chamber News – November

Central CHS seeking help from members: Central High School would like to recognize their outstanding juniors and seniors. This year, 87 students have exceeded expectations and qualify for an Academic Letterman jacket or patch. The school is asking for help in recognizing these achievements. Academic Jacket requirements include: maintaining at least a 3.75 cumulative grade point average; succeeding in honors courses (two by their junior year, three by their senior year); passing all of their coursework; Each jacket sponsorship is $100, but donations in any amount are appreciated. Please make checks payable to CHS and they can be mailed to: City of Central Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 78107, Central, LA, 70837.  Call the chamber office (225) 261-5818 for...

posted on: Nov 15, 2012

Regional Chamber News – October

BAKER Pumpkin donations needed The Baker Heritage Museum is hosting a “Paint Your Pumpkin” event on Oct. 27 and is asking for donations of pumpkins of any shape or sizes. The activity will be free and children will be able to take their pumpkins home for Halloween. Call Jean Byers at (225) 774-1776 for information or to donate a pumpkin. CENTRAL Board of Directors elections Elections for the Central Chamber’s Board of Directors will take place at the November luncheon.  The following candidates have qualified for election: Si Kora – Kora, Grezaffi & Associates Heidi Wendt – Ochsner Health System Lis Patrick – Dow Louisiana Federal Credit Union If you or someone you know would be interested in...

posted on: Oct 16, 2012

Regional Chamber News – September

Central: Coupon books being formed If you are interested in submitting a coupon for the annual free holiday coupon book, contact the Chamber office at (225) 261-5818 or email chamber@cityofcentralchamber.com.   Participation in the coupon book is included as a benefit of membership. The book is distributed throughout the community in November and coupons are valid until May 31, 2013. St. Francisville: K of C Soccer Challenge set Boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the ‘local level’ of competition for the 2012 Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge.  The local competition will be held at the West Feliciana Sports Park on Sept. 20. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the competition will begin at 6 p.m....

posted on: Sep 17, 2012

Regional Chamber News – August

Central Luncheon set for Sept. 12 The City of Central Chamber’s next monthly luncheon is scheduled for Sept. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kristenwood Reception Hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon begins at noon. The cost is $12. Pointe Coupee Cast for a Cure on Aug. 25 The Casting for a Cure Big Bass Fishing Tournament and auction is scheduled for Aug. 25 at Morrison Parkway on False River in New Roads. The tournament is held each year and the primary goal is to raise money for cancer research. It will run from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the auction begins at 2 p.m. For information, contact Tanner Pourciau at (225)...

posted on: Aug 28, 2012

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