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"SENIOR MAYOR FOR A DAY"
The Senior Citizen’s Center has been selected to participate in this month’s “Senior Mayor for a Day” program.On the third Tuesday of every month, one senior resident of Thibodaux will be invited to sit in as Mayor of the City of Thibodaux.The program helps encourage positive communication between our city’s senior residents and the City of Thibodaux’s leadership team.
The City of Thibodaux would like to introduce our first "Senior Mayor for a Day" - Theodore J. Madere. Mr. Madere will step in as our “Senior Mayor for a Day” on Tuesday, June 17, 2003. Mr. Madere who likes to be called "Ted" is 72 years old. His birthday is June 21, 1930. (Happy Birthday!) He has four children: Michael, Martha, Ronald and Steven. Next month, he and his wife, Barbara, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. After working for Shell Oil for 32 years, he retired in 1996. He is a member of the Thibodaux College Class of '47 in which they call themselves the Ancient Ruins and an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1114. Mr. Madere enjoys spending his time at the Senior Citizen's Center working BINGO. He is also a member of the Gumbo Guys who help prepare food at St. Joseph Church during lent. Mr. Madere stated, "I think being "Mayor for a Day" will be a good and nice experience. I had a friend who was "Mayor for a Day" back in the '40's. We joke that now it's finally my turn."
Press Release…The Thibodaux Police Department announces that there will be a DWI Checkpoint set up in the city limits of Thibodaux on the night of June 14, 2003.Officers of the Thibodaux Police Department will man the checkpoint.This checkpoint will be targeting Intoxicated Drivers but will also aim at proper registration and required insurance of vehicles stopped.The exact location of the checkpoint has not been released at this time.
eSchool Summer Programs Available: The eSchool offers the following summer programs for students in grades K-8: Enrichment, Tutoring, and Reading Therapy.All programs will be held at the eSchool at 905 Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux and will run from Monday, June 23 to Friday, July 25, 2003.For more information or to register for any of these programs, please visit our web site at www.eschoolk8.com/summer.html or call 985-447-5994.
The Thibodaux Civic Center is hosting “A Taste of South Louisiana in Lafourche” on Friday, June 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Plantation Room.All proceeds benefit the Thibodaux Area Habitat for Humanity.Tickets are available at the Habitat Home store or at the door for $10.Live entertainment provided by DJ Mac Labat. Vendors that will attend the event includeOsage Express, Barcardi, Cajun Potato, Feliciana Wines, Zapp's, BOE, Pinocchio's, Copeland's, Wingstop, City Diner, Big Rock's Catfish, Merlin Wines, Malt-n-Burger, Glazer, Cashio's Catering, Parfait's Best BBQ, and Bubba's II.
Join the fun!The Farmer’s Market is open!The market is open every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in downtown Thibodaux on LA 1 and Maronge Street.There is still space at our market for new and innovative farmers and vendors.If you are interested in a booth at the market, please call Joyce Benoit at 448-1474.
The Thibodaux Beautification Coalition will join together for the annual Canal Boulevard Spring Planting on Saturday, June 14, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.The T.B.C. asks that everyone meet at the Thibodaux Civic Center’s south parking lot at 9:00 a.m.Volunteers are needed!Please bring hand shovels and gloves.Refreshments will be served.
Soccer Camp in Thibodaux this summer!The Parks & Recreation Department will start accepting registration for the 2003 P.A.R.D. Soccer Camp from Tuesday, June 10 to Saturday, July 19.Katie Bilello, former NCAA soccer player for McNeese University, will direct the camp.Click here for more information.
The Thibodaux City Council is meeting on Tuesday, June 17 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall. For your convenience, the Council agendas are posted on our website the Friday before each meeting. Past agendas are also available via website. Click the quick link Council Agendas on our home page - http://ci.thibodaux.la.us/