Saturday, October 25, 2008


Get those teams together for the chamber's annual Swing for Scholarships Golf Tournament! CALL NOW for your entry form. The tournament will be held on November 10, 2008 at The Bluffs. The range opens at 10:30am with lots of food, fun, and a good time! Proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund and the Chamber. Sponsorships are needed NOW!

The chamber reminds everyone that Election Day is soon approaching! Early voting is now going on until Tuesday, October 28th until 6pm at the Registrar of Voters Office located at 5932 Commerce Street, next to the Police Jury Office in St. Francisville. The office hours are 8:30am until 6pm, Monday - Saturday. Get there and vote early if you anticipate being out of town or have something else to do! It is an honor and privilege to vote!!

The chamber's Discovery Trip 2008 was a HUGE success! Everyone had a good time and and returned with many ideas that would work in our community. Chamber President, Miles Higgins, chaired the event and worked diligently to make this event a success with the love and concerns of our community, the place his and our families live and grow. The Mayor and the Economic Development Director of Madison opened their city to everyone with warm hospitality. Miles will report on the trip in next weeks newsletter. Thank you Miles for a job well done!!!

Many events are going on the next few weeks here in St. Francisville. There is something for everyone of every age. Get out and come to St. Francisville for a weekend of fun and relaxation in "our" wonderful town.

Linda Osterberger
Executive Director
St. Francisville Chamber of Commerce

"Swing for Scholarships" Applications now Ready

The Chamber's "Swing for Scholarships" golf tournament applications are now available. The event is planned for November 10,2008 at The Bluffs. Get those clubs and your team ready for a good time.
Deadline for team applications are November 3, 2008. You may call the chamber office at 225-635-6717 for more details and for an application.

Movie Under the Stars

"Meet the Robinsons" will be shown at dark on Friday, October 24 at Parker Park. The Women's Service League will provide refreshments while you sit back, relax and enjoy the movie. All you'll need is a canned good for the Food Bank for admission and a blanket and/or chairs.

Town Hosts Dedication to Mr. Richard Holcomb

On Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 10am, The Town of St. Francisville will hold a dedication ceremony to Mr. Richard "Dick" Holcomb, the former Mayor Pro-Tem of St. Francisville at the railroad park on Ferdinand St. (site of the red caboose). This is a special dedication to a special person who was dedicated to St. Francisville. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

Relay For Life Meeting

Join the community in the fight against cancer by attending the Relay For Life meeting on Thursday, October 30th at 6pm at Town Hall. Do you know someone who has cancer or are you a survivor? Come to be part of this worthwhile event for our community. Call Amy Spillman, Relay Chair, at 225-721-1742 for more information.

Yellow Leaf Arts Festival

The 6th Annual Yellow Leaf Arts Festival will be held at Parker Park on Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 26. There will artists display and selling their wares as well as demonstrating their artistic talents. Musical groups will also be playing. Bring the family out for a weekend of fun.

Trick or Treat Time!

Come join the fun downtown and visit local businesses and residents for Trick or Treat. Stroll along Ferdinand and Royal Streets for this safe and Happy Halloween tradition on Friday, October 31st from 5:30pm until 7:30pm.
For more information, call Laurie Walsh at the Main Street Office at 635-3873.

Relocation Packets are now Available

If you know of anyone who is moving to St. Francisville, they can call the Chamber office at 635-6717 and request a re-location packet. Information about the parish and parish facilities along with phone numbers they will need and some brochures from Chamber businesses and maps of the town and parish are enclosed in the packets.

Contact Information
Linda Osterberger; Executive Secretary
phone: 635-6717