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Upcoming BIG Events

Monthly Luncheon
Monday, October 6
Congress/Senate Candidate Forum

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

Monthly Luncheon
Monday, December 8
NSU Maritime Management Program

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

Meet the Candidates at the BIG
October 6 Luncheon

Join us for our next membership luncheon on Monday, October 6 as BIG hosts a forum with candidates for the U.S. Senate and the 1st and 6th LA Congressional Districts!

All candidates have been invited to attend.
Confirmed participants as of this newsletter include:

U.S. Senate candidates-
 Thomas Clements (R) - Lafayette
Col. "Rob" Maness (R) - Madisonville
William P. Waymire, Jr. (D) - Gonzales

6th Congressional District Candidates-
Robert Bell (R) - Baton Rouge
Edwin Edwards (D) - Gonzales
Garret Graves (R) - Baton Rouge
Lenar Whitney (R) - Houma

 More candidates are expected to confirm by October 1.    
The forum will begin at Noon on at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux, and we encourage you to arrive by 11:45.  We hope to see you and your guests there! 
 October 6 Meeting Notice 

Reservation Deadline:
Thursday, October 2, 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. 
Welcome to Our Newest BIG Members!
The following individuals and/or their companies have joined Bayou Industrial Group since the beginning of 2014:

Christopher Hayes, Pearl Aggregate Materials
Vic Lafont, SLEC
Ross Little, Jr.,   Ross Little, Jr., LLC
Robbie Naquin, Capital One
Nestor Navarro, Jr., International Business Consultant
Trudy Cenac Piper, CFP, Raymond James Financial Services
Rickie Pitre, SLECA
Glenda Bourgeois, Coastal Commerce Bank
Kenneth Lasseigne, Southland Dodge
Brandi Trosclair, ES&H Consulting Services
Peter Louviere, Vision Communications
Dr. Bruce Murphy, Nicholls State University
Ed Diaz, Tech Oil Products
John Lombardo, Restore or Retreat

We hope you are enjoying your first year as a BIG member!

Bayou Industrial Group  *  985-580-3901  * 
P.O. Box 712, Thibodaux, LA 70302  *