The City of Thibodaux is named the Cleanest City Contest
Thibodaux, LA - The City of Thibodaux is named the Cleanest City Contest winner of the Louisiana Garden Clubís District III. Judging took place on April 2, 2013 as members of the Thibodaux Garden Club accompanied Louisiana Garden Club District Judges as they traveled a predetermined route to score the city for cleanliness. Scores were based on the appearance of all areas on route including private yards/neighborhoods, parks, public buildings, sidewalks, vacant lots, and streets.
The reception following judging was held at the Dansereau House in Downtown Thibodaux and was attended by Mayor Tommy Eschete, Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre, and many others.
Winning the district title enables the City of Thibodaux to advance to the next level of competition. The City will be judged on Friday, May 10, 2013, for the state title; competing against Crowley, Destrehan and Pineville. Brenda Gautreaux, Garden Club President, would like to thank everyone who helped win the district title and is confident that a state level win is achievable. Gautreaux stated, "Thibodaux has not won the state title since 1996-97 and I hope this will be our year!"
Mayor Tommy Eschete stated, "My congratulations to the Thibodaux Garden Club and to all of our residents for their efforts in having our City being chosen as the Cleanest City in District III. Itís a true testament to the passion that our community leaders and our residents have to maintain that special quality of life we all enjoy here in Thibodaux. We all know that Thibodaux is the Crowned Jewel of the Bayou Region: Now letís continue our quest to garner the award as Cleanest City in our State when we compete on May 10, 2013."
At a later date, more information will be released on a special clean up day and route details.
For more information, contact Luci Sposito at 985-446-7606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.