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"SENIOR MAYOR FOR A DAY" 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 "Senior Mayor for a Day" for July 15, 2003 - Mr.Leonard "Bee" Zachary Boudreaux Mr. Boudreaux, a 90-year-old resident of Thibodaux, was born February 1, 1913.He has been a resident of St. Joseph Manor since January 2002.Leonard Zachary Boudreaux, better known to the community as “Bee,” attended Mount Carmel and Thibodaux College and graduated in 1931.He was married to Marguerite Blanchard in June 1938.He is the father of 3 children and has 5 grandchildren.His first wife passed away in January 1996.Mr. Bee is currently married to Gertrude “Trudy” Ganel Boudreaux.
Mr. Bee owned Boudreaux’s Grocery at the corner of Narrow and East 7th St., which was a family business.He closed the business in 1974 to retire, although Mr. Bee never did retire.He is still active in the community to this day.He is a member of the Woodmen of the World, the Knights of Columbus, and the Lafourche Parish S.A.L.T. Council.Before moving into the Manor, Mr. Bee was also very active with the Thibodaux Senior Citizen’s Center.
Genealogy is one of Mr. Bee’s hobbies.
As a resident of St. Joseph Manor, he remains involved with the S.A.L.T. Council and is now participating in the NSU Intergenerational Program.He enjoys spending time with his wife and reminiscing with his friends. He would like to live to be 113 like his great-great-grandmother, Clementine Robichaux Breaux. He stated that he is honored to be “Senior Mayor for a Day”
Thibodaux Main Street Farmer’s Market...Customers can expect to find Creole tomatoes, squash, onions, potatoes, corn, okra, eggplant, watermelon, Des Allemands seafood, baked goods, jams and jellies and much more. The market opens every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on LA 1 and Maronge Street.Interested vendors please call Joyce Benoit at 448-1474.
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.
Come join the South Louisiana's Big Boys and their Big Toys on Saturday, July 12, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Thibodaux Civic Center. Admission is $5.00.
Discount coupons ($2.00) available at the following locations: Robert's Repair, Rental & Retail, Accessory World, The Home Depot, Collins Air-Cooled Engines, Galliano Truck Plaza & Casino, & Charter Media.
Special appearances by Renee Perks, the former Miss Winston Cup/NASCAR, The Texas Big Bass Tank and Dixie Chopper, the nation's fastest jet engine propelled lawn mower.
Demonstrations by DeWault Tools & The Home Depot.
The Thibodaux City Council is meeting on Tuesday, July 15 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/