Community Events Archives - City of Broussard

Broussard’s Brain Freeze Snowballs on KLFY

9.08.2019
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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- There’s downtown cool down is on this weekend at Parc Sans Souci…
Lafayette’s new Snowball Festival kicks off Saturday, Aug. 10.
The snowball festival will feature eight vendors from across Acadiana selling a variety of traditional snowballs and one specialty snowball.
The snowball festival is free and will feature activities for the kids.

And if you’re interested in having a festive adult beverage on Saturday…the snowball festival will feature four different shaved ice cocktail vendors.
Learn more about the festival here […]

Work Begins on $1.1 Million Drainage Project in Broussard

24.07.2019
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Construction workers digging with industrial equipment

On Sunday, July 7th, Mayor Ray Bourque, Councilman Michael Rabon, and other city officials attended mass at St. Joseph Church in Broussard to announce that construction has begun on the $1.1 million Ridgeview Outfall Drainage Project.

“I’m grateful to Father James for allowing me the opportunity to speak to the members of St. Joseph,” said Mayor Bourque. “This community in Broussard was one of the hardest hit in the 2016 flood, and it’s important that these residents know that I and the City Council members consider drainage in this area to be essential. I’m proud that […]

A Ton of High Fives: Local Boy In Broussard Serves Up A Friendly Breakfast

18.07.2019
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We love to see our local businesses in the spotlight. Check out this story on Ton’s Drive In.
At Ton’s Drive-In in Broussard, partons get an extra side with their breakfast. Lennon Wellborn and his father, Adam Wellborn go to the local eatery every weekday for a biscuit and some father-son bonding time. But, Lennon can’t help but pass out high fives with morning coffee.

See full article at KADN […]

Free Sandbags Available

10.07.2019
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Broussard Residents – Sand and sandbags are available at the following locations:

Behind Broussard City Hall – 310 E. Main St.
Deer Meadow Subdivision – corner of Deer Meadow Blvd. and Myette Point St.
Broadview Dr. – by the Broussard Community Center.

These sandbag stations are self-bagging and are open until the threat of a heavy rain has passed. While the sand and sandbags are a free service, residents will need to supply their own shovel […]

Gov. Edwards Visits Lafayette to Highlight 2019 Legislative Initiatives

8.07.2019
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Broussard barber and veteran Nick Duplechine at All American Barbering was recently visited by Governor John Bel Edwards. You can find out more about this local veteran-owned business at www.allamericanbarbering.com.

Read the full article on KATC […]

Times of Acadiana Best of 2019 – Broussard Businesses Winners and Finalists

27.06.2019
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Congratulations to these businesses based or located in Broussard that were named Times of Acadiana Best of 2019 as well as to the finalists (Top 3):
Winners:
Best Cajun Restaurant, Best Seafood Platter – Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar | https://www.fezzos.com/Broussard
Best Coffeehouse – CC’s Coffee House (Two Locations in Broussard) | www.ccscoffee.com
Best Fried Chicken – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers | https://www.facebook.com/RaisingCanesBroussardLA/
Best Smoothie – Planet Nutrition | https://www.facebook.com/planetnutritionbroussard/
Best Nursing Home/Assisted Living Center – Camelot of Broussard | https://www.camelotseniorliving.com/communities/camelot-of-broussard-assisted-living
Best […]

Join us for the 2019 Broussard Independence Day Festival!

12.06.2019
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SAVE THE DATE! On Saturday, June 29th, the City of Broussard, Louisiana and the Broussard Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2019 Broussard Independence Festival at the Broussard Sports Complex at St. Julien Park. Join us to celebrate our country’s birthday, enjoy live music by Jet Seven, family-friendly activities, and of course fireworks!

Concessions by Bon Temps Grill will be provided, so please leave your ice chests at home.

This event is FREE and open to the public
 

Full article at: https://kadn.com/broussard-independence-day-festi/

 

Come on out to St. Julien […]

Veterans memorial underway in Broussard to honor local soldier who died in Afghanistan

16.05.2019
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A new veterans memorial in Broussard will pay tribute to a local soldier who lost his life while serving for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

The Sgt. Patrick Williamson Memorial will be constructed at the center of an existing roundabout at the intersection of South Bernard Road and West Fairfield Drive in Broussard. The memorial will feature three plaques with his name, a granite American flag with a hand-sculpted rope, and five bronze emblems for each branch of the military — the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.

“We’re very honored to be able to […]

Volunteers needed to install free smoke alarms

9.05.2019
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Volunteers needed to install free smoke alarms

LAFAYETTE, La. – This Saturday, the American Red Cross will hold its final two Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. signature events in Lafayette Parish and is need of volunteers in an effort to save lives across Acadiana.

During this Sound the Alarm event-which is part of the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign to reduce fire deaths and injuries-volunteers will go door-to-door with community partners to install free smoke alarms and help families create escape plans.

Over the last three weeks, volunteers have visited more than fifteen communities across Louisiana. Through those efforts, 1,900 smoke alarms […]

Broussard Fire Department Attends the Backyard Barbecue at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church

7.05.2019
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On April 28th, the Broussard Fire Department attended the Backyard Barbecue at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and enjoyed the fellowship with the community […]

Cub Scout Pack 455 Recognized for Community Service

7.05.2019
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At the April 23rd Broussard City Council meeting, members of Cub Scout Pack 455 were recognized for their community service. Their efforts to mark 100 storm drains through the city serves as a reminder that these drains flow directly into local waterways and should stay free of pollutants […]

Lafayette Parish continues to grow

11.04.2019
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The population of Lafayette Parish has grown every year since 1989, which could be a sign that the local economy hasn’t been hit as hard by the recent oil downturn as it was by the oil bust of the mid-1980s.

“Over the last 10 years or so, Youngsville and Broussard’s growth has really impacted the overall parish’s growth,” said Stacey Zawacki, LEDA’s manager of communications and public relations. “It’s really been their growth that’s helped to boost the population overall of Lafayette Parish.”
View the full article at The Advocate […]