Community Events Archives - City of Broussard

Santa’s Super Sleigh Showdown honk and wave parade held in Broussard

14.12.2020
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RISE Chiropractic will be hosting its first-ever Super Sleigh Showdown on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 5-7 pm. This honk and wave parade will host Santa Claus as the guest of honor and will begin at the Broussard Commons entrance located on Albertson’s Parkway in Broussard.

Participants are asked to post pictures of their decorated Christmas car to the RISE Chiropractic Santa’s Super Sleigh Showdown event page on Facebook. One winner will be chosen to have a $500 donation made on their behalf to their favorite charity.

Santa will also collect letters to bring with him […]

Billeaud’s Grocery Featured in Article: How Gas Stations Became Food Meccas in the South

18.11.2020
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Read the full article featuring one of our local favorites:
https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/the-south-best-gas-station-food
Look at Billeaud’s Grocery, which is housed in a Broussard, Louisiana Shell station. It is world-famous for its boudin, a traditional Cajun sausage stuffed with rice, vegetables, and pork, along with homemade cracklins and old-school tubs of lard. Billeaud’s boudin is widely regarded as the best in the state not only for its consistency, which comes courtesy of a perfect meat-to-vegetable-to-rice ratio so that each bite offers a bit of […]

CITY-WIDE DECORATING CONTEST

12.11.2020
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It’s time to DECK THE HALLS in Broussard!  Join us in lighting up the streets during the first annual city-wide Christmas decorating contest!  The deadline to register your display is December 11, judging is scheduled for December 18, and prizes will be awarded for the best business and residential displays.  Please click here to be taken directly to the registration page.  A descriptive flyer is attached to this email and you can call the Broussard Chamber of Commerce at (337) 837-6001 if you need assistance […]

Outdoor Movie Night – Lafayette Council On Aging

10.11.2020
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Join the Lafayette Council On Aging on Thursday, November 12 from 5:30-6:30pm for their Outdoor Movie Night sponsored by Avanti Living. Snacks and soft drinks will be provided […]

Broussard City Voter Polling Locations

2.11.2020
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Please see the Broussard City Voter Polling Locations as provided by the Lafayette Parish Registrar of Voters office. If you are unsure of your precinct or where you should vote in the November 3 election, please visit the Secretary of State’s website: geauxvote.com.

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRECINCTS THAT HAVE BROUSSARD CITY VOTERS

Precinct: 092 ALLEN COMEAUX REC CTR CYPRESS ROOM 411 BLUEBIRD DR

Precinct: 095 COMEAUX HIGH SCHOOL 100 W BLUEBIRD DR

Precinct: 096 ALLEN COMEAUX REC CTR GYM 411 BLUEBIRD DR

Precinct: 098 BROUSSARD COMMUNITY CENTER 108 BROADVIEW DR

Precinct: 099 BROUSSARD COMMUNITY CENTER 108 […]

LAFAYETTE MAYOR-PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES CURFEW IN RESPONSE TO HURRICANE DELTA LANDFALL

8.10.2020
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After consulting with the Mayors, Chiefs of Police, and Chiefs of Fire in Lafayette Parish, Mayor-President Josh Guillory will implement a parish-wide curfew beginning at 12:00 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2020 until 6:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020. Only emergency and essential personnel are allowed to travel during the curfew. The curfew may be extended if the situation warrants.

 

For more information please contact LCG Chief Communications Officer Jamie Angelle, (337) 356-9819 or jangelle@lafayettela.gov […]

Lafayette Parish mayors issue Halloween COVID-19 safety guidance for 2020

2.10.2020
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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — As Halloween approaches Lafayette Parish’s mayors offered safety guidance to parents and children who plan on trick-or-treating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has deemed traditional trick-or-treating a high-risk activity. The following tips have been approved by Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory, Broussard Mayor Ray Bourque, Carencro Mayor Glenn Brasseaux, Duson Mayor Johnny Thibodeaux, Scott Mayor Jan-Scott Richard and Youngsville Mayor Ken Ritter.

Don’t wear gloves when handing out candy. Offer pre-wrapped goody bags or sanitize hands in between house visits.
Do not […]

New Guidelines for Louisiana Phase 3:

14.09.2020
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New Guidelines for Louisiana Phase 3:
 

Phase 3 will go into effect tonight

Restaurants, churches, salons, gyms will open to 75% of their capacity

Entities that were limited to 50% in Phase 2 are included in this increase to 75%

Bars will remain closed for on-premise consumption in parishes with a high COVID case count

Bars can apply for a restaurant license if they have a kitchen/serve food
Parishes with a low COVID case count can opt-in to open bars up to 25% of capacity.  *Low case count is defined […]

Meet Ember, the newest member of the Broussard Fire Department

8.09.2020
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Ember has been a member of the Broussard Fire Department for only a short time, but she has already become an integral part of #TEAMBroussard. The training that she has received on her way to becoming a comfort animal is evident in her interactions with others, and the outreach she provides builds community pride.
The newest member of the Broussard Fire Department is eager and willing to do whatever it takes to keep up with the rest of the firefighters at the station — even if she does demand a lot of attention and neglect personal boundaries at times.

Ember, a […]

Broussard Community Blood Drive Hosted by Vitalant

11.08.2020
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Vitalant is hosting a Broussard Community Blood Drive on Monday, August 17th from 3-7pm at the Broussard Community Center, 108 Broadview Dr. Ongoing blood donations are of vital importance, and all blood types are needed for patient care. Appointments are strongly recommended – please sign up at Vitalant.org, using sponsor code: broussardcomm.

All donors receive a T-shirt, while supplies last.
Donors are also entered to win the following:

One of 50 pairs of tickets for FREE entry to the Audubon Zoo
One of 50 $10 play cards to EPIC
One of 20 FREE passes for two to Tiki […]

Broussard Community Honors Priest with Drive by Parade

3.08.2020
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A drive-by parade was held Sunday in honor of Father James.

Read more from KLFY here: https://www.klfy.com/local/broussard-community-honors-priest-with-drive-by-parade […]

From food blog to a keto-friendly restaurant: The journey of Hungry as a Mother

6.07.2020
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Amy Wellborn has been known among friends and family for her cooking for years, but she never planned to make a living at it.

That all changed on July 16, 2019. That’s the day Wellborn, 37, went to her doctor’s office seeking medication for depression.

“My doctor said, ‘Depression is not your issue. You need to stop doing things that make you unhappy. You need to cook for others,’ ” Wellborn recalls.

She left her doctor’s office feeling overwhelmed and defeated. She called her husband from her car in the parking lot. Crying hysterically, she asked for his […]