LT.GOVERNOR LANDRIEU TO LAUNCH THIBODAUX MAIN STREET -- 02/27/2009
Office of Lieutenant GovernorFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 27, 2009
LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU TO LAUNCH THIBODAUX MAIN STREET
WHAT: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu will announce Thibodaux's designation as a Main Street Community
WHERE: Corner of North 3rd and Green Streets
WHEN: Monday March 2, 2009 at 1:30pm
WHO: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu
BACKGROUND: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu and Mayor Charles Caillouet will announce Thibodaux as a new Main Street Community, Monday March 2nd at 1:30pm.
The Louisiana Main Street Initiative promotes a comprehensive approach that rural and urban communities can use to revitalize traditional commercial area through historic preservation and grassroots economic development.
Since its beginning in 1984, Louisiana Main Street counts among its successes creating over 1,700 new businesses bringing in more than 7,400 jobs with well over $400 million in private and public reinvestment.
The Lt. Governor will also be speaking at a gathering hosted by the Bayou Industrial Group and the Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. at Howard Johnson's Envie Restaurant, La. 308 and North Canal Boulevard. A buffet luncheon will be served. Registration is $15. Reservations are required. To RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org