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Monthly Luncheons

Monday, October 14
Jim Simon,
American Sugar Cane League

Monday, November 4*
Speakers: Morgan City Mayor Frank Grizzaffi & St. Mary Levee District Director Tim Matte

* NOTE 1st Monday of the Month due to Veterans Day holiday

Monday, December 9
Francis Richard,
John Deere

Members attend our monthly luncheon at no charge!  If you cannot attend a meeting, don't let your perk go to waste -- send someone in your place!!


Board of Directors

Jimmy Ledet,  
T. Baker Smith
Executive Vice-President: 
Dr. Ricky Melancon,
Houma Spine and Rehabilitation


Howell Chiasson,

 Nicholls State University   


Steve Gaubert, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center 


Past President: 
Francis Richard, John Deere


Raylan Alleman,  

Raylan Alleman, CPA


Denny Borne,

Bollinger Shipyards


Dwayne Bourgeois, North Lafourche Levee District

Hugh Caffery,
Valentine Chemicals

Monique Crochet,
NSU Alumni Association

Shane Guin,
Carlton & Assoc. Real Estate

Raymond Richard,
MidSouth Bank

Jennifer Armand,
Executive Director

Jim Simon of American Sugar Cane League is Guest Speaker for October 14 BIG Luncheon
Bayou Industrial Group is pleased to welcome Jim Simon, General Manager of the American Sugar Cane League, as guest speaker for our monthly luncheon on Monday, October 14, 2013.  Please join us as Jim presents, "Sugarcane: Louisiana's 218 Year-old Economic Engine,"  a discussion of the economic, cultural, and historical significance of sugarcane to our state and nation. It will be a very interesting look at the key agricultural resource of our region! 
The meeting begins at Noon at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. We hope to see you and your guests there! 
October 14 Meeting Notice

Reservations Requested By:
5 pm on THURSDAY, October 10.

Bring a Guest to Lunch with You or Send Someone in Your Place if You are Unable to Attend!

There is no charge for BIG members; $20 fee for reserved guests; $25 for walk-ins.  Since BIG is required to pay for total number of reservations, all reserved guests will be billed for payment regardless of attendance. 

BIG Supports "Barnstorming to Save Our Coast"

Bayou Industrial Group is a proud sponsor of Restore or null Retreat's annual "Barnstorming to Save Our Coast" fundraising event. This year's celebration of our coast is scheduled from 6:00 - 9:00 pm on Thursday, October 3 at the Bollinger Barn in Lockport. 

Barnstorming features live music by Justin Rodrigue, delicious food and drink, and a silent auction.  Join in the fun as ROR salutes its members and residents of our region for their dedication to save our valuable coastal region!

Tickets are $50 and sponsorships are still available!

See attached ticket order form for more information or contact Simone Maloz at (985) 448-4485.   


Greg Diez 
Pope's Parts, Inc.

Shane Guin 
Carlton and Associates Real Estate

Ryan Orgeron
Ayo, Orgeron, and Ayo, Inc.
Bayou Industrial Group  *  985-580-3901  * 
P.O. Box 712, Thibodaux, LA 70302  *