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"Generations Teaching Generations" is a Nicholls State University program which provides interactive activities for older adults from Thibodaux and the surrounding area. If you are or know of someone who is aged 60 plus and interested in socializing with others, exercising, discussing current events, crafting, reading, going on field trips, or singing and playing with children, please call Vanessa Adams Wilson at 985-449-7036.
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Our February Senior Mayor for a Day is Mr. Lloyd Clement; Nominated by the Senior Citizen's Center: Mr. Lloyd Clement, born in Thibodaux, says he enjoys going to the Senior Citizen's Center twice a week to exercise. Honorary Mayor Clement worked many years as a welder, went into business for himself, then finally retired at age 62. He's married to Goldie Clement and has one daughter, twin boys and a total of 14 grandchildren. Since it's Mardi Gras time, he mentioned that he has been King Sucrose and has previously been a member of Chronos. After visiting with Honorary Mayor Clement three days after the event, he stated, "I learned a lot about the City during the staff meeting. Everything was just wonderful." Mayor Caillouet, Honorary Mayor Clement and the City's administration all shared a wonderful lunch at Bubba's II Po-Boys (courtesy of Bubba's II Po-Boys).
LACROSSE Nicholls State Colonels VS. University of Houston Billy Tauzin, III, head lacrosse coach for Nicholls State University, would like to invite you and your family to John L. Guidry Stadium on Friday, February 20 at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free. The NSU lacrosse team is undefeated 4 - 0 and is only in their 3rd season.
THANK YOU THIBODAUX Lester Benoit, Lisa Thibodaux and Community Bank co-sponsored an event on February 18 to 'Salute to the Thibodaux Police Department.' Chief Howard Robertson stated, "The evening was an overwhelming success! I looked around the room at the officers in attendance, and I was impressed!" Mr. Benoit's newly renovated building was packed with numerous business leaders, government officials and members from our community to show support to our local police department. Lt. Malcolm Dupre stated, "This was a great step forward and you could feel it in the air. People were giving thanks from their heart to the Thibodaux Police Department and asking questions to the police officers on the side, or in an open forum."
Adult Health and Development Program, at Nicholls State University is in its tenth year. The program helps bring people in the community aged sixty and older together with college students to exercise in Shaver Gym every semester. The program starts for the Spring Semester on March 2, 2004 through April 29, 2004 every Tuesday and Thursday, 2:15 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. For more information please call Denise Alfred, 448-4270 or Angela Hammerli, 448-4273.
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Krewe of Bookworms Parade Wednesday February 18, 2004 Begins at 10:30 am at the Thibodaux Library.(314 St. Mary Street) The children from Headstart, the library and local daycare centers will parade through the parking lot of the library. We are inviting the public to come out and watch our parade.
Thibodaux Main Street farmer's Market The Thibodaux Main Street Farmer's Fall market is now closed.The spring market will open in March. Interested vendors or volunteers please contact Joyce Benoit at 985-448-1474.