News - City of Broussard

Leonardo Helicopters Celebrates Opening of Gulf of Mexico Support Center

4.02.2019
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Broussard, LA— Today, officials from Leonardo Helicopters celebrated the grand opening of the company’s Gulf of Mexico Support Center in Broussard, LA. Leonardo Helicopters is a global leader in the production of military and commercial rotorcraft with more than 100 years of operating in the aerospace industry.
“Leonardo Helicopters is opening in Broussard, Louisiana to bring regional support to our Americas-based customers,” said Mike Hotze, Leonardo Helicopters Vice President of Customer Support and Training. “By localizing customer support in the Gulf of Mexico region, we will deliver the highest level of quality and service.”
The company […]

3 New Sport Facilities in Lafayette, Louisiana for Your Next Tournament

4.02.2019
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Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the Happiest City in America and it’s no mystery why. Their distinctive blend of food, music and culture has people from all over heading down south with a smile on their face.

Our goal is to make your sporting event a memorable experience. Lafayette offers a central location (our nick name is the Hub City), world-class facilities, accommodations for every budget, a family-friendly atmosphere, and one of the most immersive cultural experiences in the country.

Lafayette has many multi-purpose sports […]

Arts and crafts supplier The Crafty Carousel opens in Broussard

22.01.2019
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Broussard arts and crafts supplier The Crafty Carousel held a grand opening Saturday to crowds of the town’s crafty do-it-yourselfers.

Longtime friends Tanya Verret and Crystal Bourque decided to quit their jobs in office work and work for themselves. After a few years working in compliance for the state board of education, they decided to open the crafts shop at 201 Albertsons Parkway, Suite O, because of their aversion to driving 30-45 minutes to local stores for hobby supplies.

“I kept saying, ‘I wish someone would open a store in Broussard,'” Verret said. “Then, after a […]

Former Broussard chamber leader Jeremy Hidalgo takes position at city hall

22.01.2019
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Broussard Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Jeremy Hidalgo was recently named chief operating officer position for the City of Broussard.

Mayor Ray Bourque who was sworn into office Jan. 2, hired Hidalgo to the newly created position in hopes to make the city’s structure more stable and a better place for continued growth. Hidalgo will be in charge of going over everything from infrastructure projects to land development to what can be done to help current businesses grow and hire more, city spokesperson

Amy Jones said.

Stacy Romero, who was the chamber’s community development manager, will serve […]

Broussard Fire Department Awarded Appreciation of Service

11.01.2019
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BROUSSARD, La – On January 10, Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief Kasie Quebedeaux was presented a 12-year appreciation of service and dedication to the Broussard Fire Department award as she leaves to take a promotion with the City of Broussard.

Mayor Ray Bourque also attended the Broussard Fire Department business meeting to support two firemen who were promoted to Lieutenant. Firefighter Josiah Atkins and Firefighter Kale LeBlanc were both promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and will join the other officers in running the department.
Learn more at http://broussardfire.org/.

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City of Broussard plans South Bernard expansion

10.01.2019
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City of Broussard plans South Bernard expansion
Broussard, LA, January 9, 2019 –
On January 8, Mayor Ray Bourque and the Broussard City Council quickly got down to business at their first meeting of 2019. A major item on the agenda was the introduction of an ordinance to amend the 2018-19 operating budget by adding an additional $2.9 million for the final phase of the South Bernard Road expansion. The newly sworn-in council voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance.

The first phase of the expansion was completed in 2017, which included a new bridge as […]

Heaux, Heaux, Heaux. Top Priority of Louisiana USSSA Baseball Event

8.01.2019
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Pictured with some of the 2000+ toys collected at the USSSA Toys for Tots Winter Nationals played at Youngsville and Broussard Sports complexes are: (L-R) Mike LeBlanc, MCL; Kevin Thompson, MCL; Ronnie Broussard, MCL (Marine Corps League) Louisiana State Commandant; Kayla Odom, USSSA Baseball State Office; Jerry Broussard, MCL; Cliff LaPointe, MCL; Ray Bourque,  Broussard Mayor; Michael Williams, MCL; Courtney DiBetta, Broussard Assistant Recreation Director; and Chris Kittling, USSSA Site Director.

BROUSSARD, La  –  The weekend of December 1-2 provided the “Reason for the Season” and the USSSA Winter Nationals XIV brought the participants to battle for championships, however […]

Ray Bourque takes office as Mayor of Broussard

2.01.2019
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Contact: Holly Cope-Lynn
337.837.6681
hcopelynn@broussardla.com
 

 

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ray Bourque takes office as Mayor of Broussard
Broussard, LA, January 2, 2019 –
On January 2, 2019, Ray Bourque was sworn in as the new Mayor of Broussard, La. One of his first orders of business was to meet with city employees and share his vision of moving Broussard forward.

Mayor Bourque spoke on the importance of tourism, engagement of Broussard’s citizens, and accountability of the city’s employees and elected officials. He also expressed that managing personnel, projects, and […]

Ground Breaking for Billeaud Elementary School

13.05.2018
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St. Julien Jams

13.05.2018
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Broussard Middle School Achieves Lighthouse Status

29.03.2018
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Congratulations Broussard Middle School!
Broussard Middle School has been involved in The Leader in Me process since the 2014-2015 school year. As of Tuesday, March 6th, they have achieved Lighthouse Status. Lighthouse Status is a worldwide honor within the Leader in Me/Franklin Covey Network. This also means that an outside agency has found Broussard Middle School to be outstanding in the areas of: Leadership, Potential, Change, Motivation, and Education. The award also certifies that they are an example Leader in Me school. This is the highest honor that the Franklin Covey organization bestows on a school.

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Registration for Baseball, Softball & Tee-Ball

6.02.2018
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Register online at www.BroussardSportsComplex.com […]