The Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce and Supreme Rice have begun planning for their annual Farmers’ Appreciation Dinner in honor of the farmers who make such a large contribution to the culture and the economy of Acadia Parish. The event will take place on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the International Rice Festival Building in Crowley. Doors will open at 5:30 pm allowing guests an opportunity to visit exhibitor booths and get acquainted. Chef Night Train Blane Faulk will be preparing a Shrimp and Crab Étouffée served over Acadia Parish rice, with seafood graciously donated by Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm.
Along with Supreme Rice, the following businesses have committed to sponsoring this great event: Sunshine Quality Equipment, Falcon Rice Mill, Acadia General Hopsital, Acadia Parish Farm Bureau, Bank of Commerce, First National Bank, J&J Exterminating, Home Bank, Omega Energy, Slemco, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS), Acadiana Security Plus, Ag Resource Management, C.J. Prevost, Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy, CLECO, Crowley Grain Drier, Dugas, Soileau & Breaux, Evangline Bank and Trust Company, Farmers State Bank, First South Farm Credit, Helena Chemical Company, Jimbo Petitjean – Acadia Parish Assessor, L&M Tire Co., Louisiana Farm and Ranch Magazine, Louisiana Land Bank, Rayne State Bank, RiceTec, Sanders, Welsh Irrigation& Equipment, Schilling Distributors, City of Crowley, and “Robby” Barousse – Acadia Parish Clerk of Court.
Tickets to the dinner are $10 and may be purchased either at the Chamber office, 11 North Parkerson Avenue, or at the door of the event. For more information, call 337-788-0177 or visit www.AcadiaParishChamber.org. We look forward to seeing many of you there, and we encourage you to take this opportunity to say thank you to the farmers in our area.
Acadia Parish Assessor, Jim Petitjean | Acadia Parish Clerk , Robby Barousse | Acadiana Security Plus | Ag Resource Management
C.J. Prevost Insurance Agency | Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy | City of Crowley | Acadia Parish Farm Bureau | Cleco | Crowley Grain Drier
Dugas, Soileau & Breaux, CPA Firm | Evangeline Bank and Trust Company | Farmers State Bank | First South Farm Credit
Helena Chemical Company | J&J Exterminating | L&M Tire Co. | Louisiana Farm & Ranch Magazine | Louisiana Land Bank
Rayne State Bank | RiceTec | Sanders | Welsh Irrigation & Equipment
The purpose of our annual Farmer’s Appreciation Dinner is to honor our hard working farmers on a successful crop season and harvest! Our farmers make such a large contribution to not only our economy but also our culture, and for that we are truly grateful. Entry tickets purchased include dinner and drinks. Your ticket stub is also put into a drawing for door prizes at the end of the night It is always a great joy to host these farmers every January! With nearly 600 farmers in attendance every year, it is an honor and pleasure to recognize these hard working community members who strive to keep the agricultural industry forever alive!
11 North Parkerson Avenue, Suite B
P.O. Box 2125
Crowley LA 70527