VILLE PLATTE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
The Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce today (Monday) heard from Paul Schexnayder with Hospice of Acadiana. He reported that Hospice of Acadiana is the only hospice organization in Evangeline Parish with a location in Mamou working with local doctors and nurses from Evangeline Parish. The group is in need of volunteers from Evangeline Parish. Schexnayder says hospice helps not only the very ill person but assists the family and care taker.
In other business, Chamber Executive Director Camille Fontenot announced that the chamber currently has 148 paid up members. The chamber approved two new members: Rendezvous Dinner Club and Eastin Pharmacy.
Camille Fontenot also reported that the annual Chamber banquet is set for Wednesday May 1. Volunteers are needed to assist with decorating, the silent auction and entertainment. Contact the chamber office at 363-1878.
Chamber members were invited to attend the City Wide Garage Sale planned for this Saturday from 7:00am to 11:00am at the Civic Center Pavillion.
Jerry Verette with the Ville Platte D.A.V. invited chamber members to attend the first annual Biking Down South festival planned for April 5 and 6 at the Civic Center and Grounds.