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  Oct. 15, 2013  
Dear Tourism Stakeholder,                  
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Iberian Ambassadors of the Week


Madame Lorraine and Monsieur Howard Kingston, owners of Books Along the Teche, invite you to a George Rodrigue book signing this Sunday at 4 p.m. at their store in downtown New Iberia. (Photo by Downtown Business Association)


Meetings and Events
Oct. 22
Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 23
Oct. 30


Gracias, merci, thank you!
  • Merci LaQuinta Inn and Suites, and Delcambre Seafood and Farmers Market for donating, respectively, two nights and a gift item, for our upcoming Facebook photo contest.


  • Thank you Madame Catherine Schramm for sending the press release for Shadows-on-the-Teche's Sesquicentennial tour and events.
  • Gracias Madame Andrea Ordodi for sending us this flyer for the Nov. 9 Holiday Shoppe.


Industry News
  • On October 26, special guest pianist Jim Allen will perform at Showtunes Sing-Along and New Iberia Beneath the Balconies. Allen has been playing piano at Marie's Crisis Cafe for the past 25 years, has memorized up to 16,000 songs, and has acquired a dedicated following in Greenwich Village, New York City.
  • Do you have information on the Glass Front dancehall, which was located across the street from Bertrand Lumber Company on Main Street in New Iberia? If you do, please contact Prof. John Sharp at the Center for Louisiana Studies. See the picture of a dance ticket he posted on his facebook page.
  • The latest issue of the Bayou Teche Journal is in! Thank you Herr Cory Werk for including Shadows-on-the-Teche. Read it here.
  • Kudos to Monsieur William "Billy" Patout III with M.A. Patout & Son for creating, with the help of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, one of the largest sugar cane industry libraries in the country. Details here.
Marketing & Funding Opportunities
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  • ATTENTION B&B's: make sure your B&B is listed on this website.


  • We are requesting donations for gifts, meals and accommodations to put together a weekend getaway for our upcoming Facebook photo contest. If you can contribute a prize, please contact our office.


Iberia in the Media


  • The October issue of Preservation In Print included a brief about New Iberia's Forbes designation as "America's Prettiest Town" (p. 16).


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