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 23, 2020 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 dinner featuring Acadia Parish rice. 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, Farmers State Bank, Bank of Commerce, The Bank, First National Bank, J&J Exterminating, Home Bank, Omega Energy, Slemco, Stine Lumber, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS), First South Farm Credit, Schilling Distributors, City of Crowley, Acadia General Hospital, Acadia Parish Clerk, Robby Barousse, Acadia Parish Farm Bureau, C.J. Prevost Insurance Agency, Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy, Crowley Grain Drier, Dugas, Soileau & Breaux, CPA Firm, Evangeline Bank & Trust Company, L&M Tire Co., Louisiana Farm & Ranch Magazine, Acadiana Security Plus, Louisiana Land Bank, Louisiana Farm + Ranch Magazine, Rayne State Bank, Scott Privat for Judge, Welsh Irrigation & Equipment.
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. 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.
Golden Grain Sponsors
Acadia General Hospital | Acadia Parish Clerk, Robby Barousse | Acadia Parish Farm Bureau
Crowley Grain Drier | Dugas, Soileau & Breaux, CPA Firm | Evangeline Bank & Trust Company
L&M Tire Co. | Louisiana Farm & Ranch Magazine | Louisiana Land Bank | Louisiana Farm + Ranch Magazine
Rayne State Bank | Scott Privat for Judge | Welsh Irrigation & Equipment | Slemco
2019 Event Photos
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