Laureate Mu plans to see Jordan Bennett
Charlotte Jeffers, Crowley tourism coordinator, presented Gloria Cart a copy of the brochure “Where Life is Rice and Easy, Crowley, Louisiana” at the Jan. 7 meeting of Laureate Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held at the home of Shirley Griffin.
Hostess Gloria Cart introduced guest speaker Charlotte Jeffers at the meeting of Laureate Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held at the home of Shirley Griffin on Jan. 7.
Jeffers explained her responsibilities and activities as tourism coordinator for the city of Crowley. The city’s tourism department develops and implements plans to increase tourism, as well as distributes brochures and information on tourist activities and attractions. Jeffers stressed the importance of tourism in creating an economic impact on a community. She related some of the experiences she has had when entertaining visitors to the city and distributed several brochures and a map of Acadia Parish to members present.
In communications from International, Elsie Rowell, president, informed members of the 85th anniversary convention which will take place in Kansas City in August 2016. Additional correspondence was received regarding the state convention, “Hidden Treasures of the Bayou,” to take place in Lake Charles on March 16.
Jane Love was chosen to represent the chapter as Valentine sweetheart. Plans will be made later to honor her.
As a cultural outing, members decided to attend the Jordan Bennett performance at the Grand Opera House in Crowley on Feb. 10.
The service chairman, Nancy Tislow, collected paper towels to be delivered to Miss Helen’s Soup Kitchen and advised members to bring liquid detergent to the February meeting.
The hostesses, Gloria Cart and Shirley Griffin, served king cake to members Gloria Atkinson, Jean Hanks, Connie Jaubert, Brenella Joubert, Elsie Rowell, Gloria Stutes and Nancy Tislow.