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2010 Natchitoches Treasures recognized

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Recognition ceremony to be held April 8 for Natchitoches Treasures

NATCHITOCHES – A recognition ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 8 to honor this year’s group of Natchitoches Treasures.

The recognition ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Natchitoches Events Center, located at 750 Second St. The public is invited to attend this recognition ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.

The Natchitoches Treasures are a group of Natchitoches residents of retirement age who have made a lasting contribution to the community through their generosity, service, volunteerism or spirit.

This year’s Natchitoches Treasures were selected by those who have previously been named as a Natchitoches Treasure. They were selected from nominations that were received from the community. This year’s Treasures are:

Raymond and Fern Christensen, Sonny Evans, Norm Fletcher, Orin Foster, Willard Jones, Marilyn McMurtry, Joe and Margie Pierson and Rev. James Poole.

The recognition ceremony will also pay tribute to those individuals who were named as Natchitoches Treasures in 2008 and 2009. Those individuals are:

Dora Belton, Terrel Delphin, Rev. Joseph Dupree, Troy Durr, Merry Jo Grayson, Betty Jones, Walter Ledet, Rev. G. Stanley Lewis, Pearl Payne, Marie Roque, Idell Snowden and the late Bobby DeBlieux, Saidee Newell, Dorothy Presley and Bob Wangenstein.

For more information about the Natchitoches Treasures, please call the Office of Programming and Promotions at 357-3822.

Written by demon53

March 29, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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