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Media Advisory
Dec. 2, 2015


For Immediate Release

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Mike Schlappi to speak at Iberia Chamber's banquet

WHO: Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce

WHAT: Annual Banquet

WHERE: Cade Community Center, 1688 Smede Hwy. in Cade, La.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 at 6 p.m.


The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 77th annual banquet at the Cade Community Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 at 6 p.m.

The event will begin with various local restaurants featuring their favorite
plates for tasting, a silent auction which includes local artist submissions and keynote speaker, Mike Schlappi taking the stage.

Schlappi is an Olympic gold medalist, successful author, professional educator, husband and father, who happens to be a paraplegic.

The event will conclude with honoring two businesses as Business Impact Award winners, as well as Civic Service Award recipient.

This event is presented by Iberia Medical Center. Tickets are available for purchase on the chamber's website.

For more information, contact Shelley Duran at 337-364-1836 or shelley@iberiachamber.org or visit IberiaChamber.org

About the Greater Iberia Chamber

The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce has been advocating for the local business community since 1939. Led by a 21 member volunteer board of directors, who direct the chamber's mission of improving the business environment so our members grow and prosper, the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce contributes to the economic prosperity of the community, which ultimately enhances the quality of life.

Mike Schlappi- Chamber Banquet Guest Speaker
Mike Schlappi

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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.


For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit IberiaTravel.com

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