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Iberia tag 4C 
  Feb. 11, 2014  
Dear Tourism Stakeholder, Joyeuse Saint Valentin (Happy Valentine's Day)!              
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Iberian Ambassador of the Week


Merci Madame Nelwyn Hebert for all you do for Iberia Parish! Nelwyn just completed her second term as Iberia Parish Tourist Commissioner at Large. We are now accepting applications for the position. Please call the Iberia Parish Council Clerk's Office for an application at 337-365-8246.
Meetings and Events
Feb. 21
Feb. 24
Feb. 25
Iberia Parish Tourist Commission's Meeting, 10:30 p.m., IPCVB
Gracias, merci, thank you!

  • The Daily Iberian for sending us pictures of last year's Iberia Cultural Resources Assoc. Chamber Musical Valentine's Concert.
  • Monsieur Bennie Schovajsa for bringing us the schedule of upcoming Iberia Veterans Commission events.

  • Monsieur Reagan Pierre with Candlewood Suites for the donuts.
Industry News
Shelley Duran- Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce
  • Welcome Madame Shelley Duran, the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce's new Marketing and PR Manager. Contact her at or 337-364-1836.











Sugar Cane Festival Parade Tractor
  • The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival rack cards are in. Come get yours today at our welcome center!

  • The Patio Restaurant and Roux 49 Seafood and Grill are closed.

  • A Cake to Remember just moved to 108 E. Main St. in New Iberia and is offering sweets, sandwiches, soups, salads and coffee. Check out their Facebook for daily specials.

  • Do you want to help promote Shadows-on-the-Teche? Contact them about their new rack card.

Marketing & Funding Opportunities

Find us on Pinterest

  • Connect with our receptive operators like Jambalaya Tours and Guides and Allons à Lafayette, and work with them to enhance our visitors' experience.

  • We are a member of the Louisiana Tourism Coastal Coalition, which contracted Gillies and Zaiser Public Relations for one year to attract media to Louisiana's coastal parishes. Their representatives toured our area in December. They are currently using Mardi Gras and king cakes to get us media coverage. If you have any news or information to share with them, please contact


  • Camp Bon Coeur in Lafayettea summer camp for children with heart defects, is looking for donations for the silent auction featured at their annual Hearty Party. They are asking for a donation valued at $50 or more. Your donation will be listed in their program and your business will be visible on their sponsor signs. See the request letterDownload the donor form.

Iberia in the Media




On the Web






  • Iberia Cultural Resources Association's Chamber Music Concert was featured on and in the Feb. 15-28 edition of Gulf Coast Wave e-newsletter. Don't forget to submit your event too.

  • Solange Knowles, Beyoncé's sister, tweeted about finishing her album in New Iberia on Jan. 30. Their grandparents are from New Iberia.

Louisiana and Beyond







A bientôt (See you soon!)



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