Art lovers gathered at the City Club at River Ranch for the Big Easel’s preview party.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Art lovers gathered at the City Club at River Ranch for the Big Easel’s preview party. Patrons sipped wine and enjoyed apps while getting a sneak peak of the artworks from 70 contributing artists and artisans from the deep South and beyond. The 2012 Big Easel was May 5 in River Ranch’s Town Square.
The Lafayette Education Foundation’s 2012 ReProm Court and sponsors raised $84,000. The proceeds help support educators with their innovative approaches to learning through the LEF Grants Program. The event was held at River Oaks, where Kevin Hurst was crowned king and Patricia Boulet queen.
(1) Hope and David Hebert (2) Sarah and Dan Spiller Jr. (3) Lue Svendson and Laura Ketteringham (4) Mark and Leslie Tammariello (5) Jeffery McCullough, Kim Landry, Lue Svendson and Hope Hebert (6) Jady and Olivia Regard (7) Debbie and Joe Gigio Jr. (8) Kim Landry, Lue Svendson, Hope Hebert, Jeffery McCullough, Renee Matamoros and Kelli Kaufman (9) English Luke, Candace Greer and Courtney Greer
(10) Kevin Hurst and Patricia Boulet (11) Millie Jarrell, Mary Landry, Kellie Chitty, Dana Guillory and Pennye Puchue (12) Blaise Guidry, Jessica Gerami, and Carla and Gerald Gerami (13) Karen Juneau and Kerstin Pohlman (14) Katy Onebane Fremin, Kristen Toca Fontenot, Monica Dupuis and Emily Foreman (15) Mark Barton and Brett Boudreaux (16) Fran Hampton, Aline Cangelosi, Mark Hampton, and Monica and Carl Breaux (17) Doug and Erin Spisak
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.