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Upcoming BIG Events
Bayou Region Congress/Senate
Candidate Forum

Thursday, Aug. 28
6 pm
NSU Peltier Auditorium

Monthly Luncheon
Monday, September 8
Junior Achievement

Monthly Luncheon
Monday, October 6
Congress/Senate Candidate Panel Discussion

Monthly Luncheon
Monday, November 10
Salute to Our Veterans/National World War II Museum

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

Dr. Ricky Melancon,
Houma - Thibodaux Spine and Rehabilitation
Executive Vice-President: 
Howell Chiasson,

 Nicholls State University



Dwayne Bourgeois, North Lafourche Levee District 
Steve Gaubert, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center 


Past President: 
Jimmy Ledet,  
T. Baker Smith

Raylan Alleman,  

Raylan Alleman, CPA


Denny Borne,

Bollinger Shipyards


Henri Boulet, 
LA 1 Coalition

Monique Crochet, 
NSU Alumni Association

Shane Guin,  
Carlton Real Estate

Lori LeBlanc, 
Lori LeBlanc, LLC

Raymond Richard, 
MidSouth Bank

Jennifer Armand,  
Executive Director

Find Out How Junior Achievement Teaches Kids to Be "Money Smart" at September 8 Luncheon

Students in our Bayou Region are now learning about workforce readiness and entrepreneurship, as well as improving their financial literacy thanks to Junior Achievement!

Join us for our next BIG luncheon on  Monday, September 8 as David Gelman, Director of Education for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, explains how the support of local businesses like yours is helping to provide our kids with "money sense."

The meeting begins at Noon on at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. We hope to see you and your guests there! 
September 8 Luncheon Notice 

Reservation Deadline:
Thursday, September 4, 2014

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. 
Meet the Candidates at August 28 Bayou Region Forum
Bayou Industrial Group, the Thibodaux, Lafourche and Houma-Terrebonne Chambers of Commerce, and South Central Industrial Association are hosting a Congressional and Senatorial Candidate Forum this Thursday, August 28th at 6 p.m. at Peltier Auditorium on the Nicholls State University campus.

All candidates for local U.S. Congressional Districts and the U.S. Senate have been invited to participate. Organization members and the general public are encouraged to attend. 

Four Scholarship Recipients Recognized at BIG's August 11 Luncheon

Congratulations to the following Nicholls State University, Fletcher Tech-Comm College and SCLTC Young Memorial students who were recognized as 2014 BIG Scholarship recipients in August:
Veronica Fanguy, Blaine Foret, Charelle Poole, and Kolt Clement. 

BIG is proud of you and wishes you all the best!
Bayou Industrial Group  *  985-580-3901  * 
P.O. Box 712, Thibodaux, LA 70302  *