St. Charles 200th b-day on tap
And if you’ve got some good ones, pick up the phone and call Faucheux at 985-783-5140 and let him hear what you’ve got in mind.
And even though the Parish will officially celebrate its bicentennial birthday on March 31, events to commemorate the milestone will take place throughout the year.
"At the Nov. 6 council meeting we will adopt a proclamation and kick off bicentennial events," Faucheux, chairman of the St. Charles Parish Bicentennial Committee, told the Herald-Guide.
The committee consists of 15 members, and Faucheux says they are in the planning stages.
Here’s a preview of bicentennial events that already have been planned:
Thursday, Dec. 7 - Kick off celebration and tree lighting ceremony at West Bank Bridge Park.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - Annual Student Art Exhibit at St. Charles Parish School Board central office from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, March 30, 2007 - Bicentennial Gala at Destrehan Plantation.
Saturday, March 31, 2007 - Birthday celebration at St. Charles Parish Courthouse.
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007 - Closing celebration and Norco Christmas parade.
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With ground broken and ribbons cut for nearly $2 billion in industrial investments in St. Charles Parish in one week, parish Economic Director Corey Faucheux explained it best when he said, "To say it was a good week for us is an understatement."