The Lorrain Bridge Association
The sixth meeting The Lorrain Bridge Association was called to order by Pauline
Poole at 7:00 P.M., Thursday, April 11, 2002. The meeting was held at Harris’
Seafood Restaurant in Hayes, Louisiana. Pauline Poole, president and most
committee chairmen or representative for the first event , La Courir Pour le Pont,
Pauline Poole presented the treasurer's report: $3751.00 was in the bank, only one
expensecheck was made to Insurance Unlimited for event liability for $400.
$3050.00 pledges for boards and support beams had not been paid.
Pauline Poole Lisa Louviere went over in detail the committees and
donations for first annual fundraiser to be held April 27, 2002 from 10 AM to 5 PM at
the Lorrain Park.
Liability insurance was purchased from Insurance Unlimited of Lake Charles, LA.
Gus Bell is finalizing plans to use a Calcasieu Parish School Board school bus to
shuttle the public to and from parking areas to the event.
Ronnie Fruge was making a professional recording of his song, "The Lorrain Bridge"
today. He will perform his song live at 3 PM. The CD will be played throughout the
day. Benny and Patsy Richard offered to DJ the event free of charge.
Charles Snider of C & C Transmissions of Sulphur, LA donated the hamburgers, pit,
workers, setup, and the pork roasts cooked and brought to the event. Rabideaux's
donated an 80# pig dressed--injected with seasoning and boudin. Hackett's of Lake
Charles and the Jimmiy and Freeman Leger donated sausage. Strohe's of
Ronoake, LA donated 50# pork skin w/meat to make the cracklins. Coca Cola
donated the cold drinks. Wayne Toups donated part of the liability insurance cost.
The pit for the cochon de lait is from Richard Guillory. Aggreko from Sulphur, LA
donated the use of a generator.
Clyde Conner and Richard Authement are heading the cochon de lait. Robert
Benoit is going to make the rice dressing on site. Roland Poole is making the
cracklins. Terry and Kathy Derouen are providing the setup (camper & tent) for the
money committee. Mr.
Eugene Bouquet moved and Marilyn Breaux seconded that the meeting be
adjourned. The motion carried. President Pauline Poole adjourned the meeting at
approximately 9:15 PM.
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