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Louisiana Purchase 2003 Celebration

The Louisiana Chapter will participate in the special Louisiana Purchase celebration organized by CAFA at the Rayne Civic Center in Rayne, LA on June 13-15,2003. This will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the United States' purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France. All families who were in Louisiana at the time of the purchase are invited to attend. Emphasis will be on the family and genealogy. There will be free time for socializing within and among family groups.

Les Doucet du Monde will have a booth to display and share Doucet genealogical information and information about LDDM - application forms, brochures, etc. '

We will need the help of two or three persons at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, June 13to set up and at 10:00 a.m. to decorate. On Saturday, June 14 we will need help throughout the day to staff our booth. So, get in touch with Becky Lavergne, Louisiana Chapter President or with me to volunteer on Friday or Saturday. Becky's phone number is (337) 668-4177. Her mailing address is: 198 Tallou Wood Lane, Church Point, LA. 70525. My phone number is (337) 984-6879 ; my mailing address is: Carol Doucet, 103 South Ridgeway Drive, Lafayette, LA. 70503. My e-mail address is:

Also make reservations with Becky if you plan to eat lunch ($5.00)

and supper ($7.00) there on Saturday. There is a $5.00 per person admission fee. All monies can be paid at the door on Saturday.

See CAFA's Louisiana Purchase 2003 Celebration link for the schedule. Merci beaucoup,

Carol Doucet