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Thibodaux, LA 70302
985-446-7218
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"Generations Teaching Generations" is a Nicholls State University program which provides interactive activities for older adults from Thibodaux and the surrounding area. If you are or know of someone who is aged 60 plus and interested in socializing with others, exercising, discussing current events, crafting, reading, going on field trips, or singing and playing with children, please call Vanessa Adams Wilson at 985-449-7036.


Mardi Gras MasksMardi Gras 2004
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2004 Job Shadow Program
The City of Thibodaux had the pleasure of participating in the 2004 Job Shadow Program hosted by the Chamber of Commerce.  Bobbi Brown, a senior at E.D. White High School, 'shadowed' Deborah Daigle, Finance Director, for a half day on February 4, 2004.  Ms. Brown stated, "I am hoping to learn more about Accounting to see if it's what I really want to do.  I do not know much about Accounting, so I would really like to learn more."  

The City of Thibodaux would like to express their deepest sympathy to the family of Cpl. Henry Campbell.  
The funeral for Cpl. Henry Campbell is scheduled for Saturday February 7, at Moses Baptist Church located at 1039 Canal Blvd. in Thibodaux. Visitation will be from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The actual funeral will start at 11:00 a.m.  After the services, there will be a Thibodaux Police motorcade from Thibodaux to the St. Mathews Baptist Church on La 308 in Mathews, where Cpl. Campbell will be buried.
Photo courtesy of the Daily Comet.

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2004
Kim Delaune 

Nomination Letter:
Please accept this memo as my nomination of “Kim Delaune” for employee of the month.
Ms. Kim represents all the characteristics we look for in an outstanding employee.  Those characteristics are:
Attitude:  Ms. Kim accumulates the daily payroll sheets, and thus officers are asking her question on a daily basis.  She always responds in a polite, helpful tone, and explains how to solve problems.  She displays a positive attitude every day.
Appearance:  Ms. Kim exceeds all the standards of performance as they pertain to appearance.  She represents this City and the TPD in a professional manner every day.  She personally cleans her work area, and assists Mr. Al in keeping the building clean.
Communication:  Ms. Kim answers every telephone call with “may I help you” and those are not empty words.  She truly intends to help that person on the phone.  She obtains all the necessary information, then connects the person with the appropriate officer to solve the problem.
Privacy:  Ms. Kim is privileged to all confidential information within the police department.  She maintains all personnel files, and therefore is aware of all personal matters involving officers.  She has earned our trust, by remaining professional and treating all information confidentially.
Customer waiting:  If someone is waiting to see me, and I do not respond, Ms Kim politely reminds me that someone is waiting to see me. If I am in another meeting, she advises the person waiting, and apologizes for the delay.  She uses the same procedure for a person waiting on the telephone.  If I cannot take the call immediately, she apologizes then asks permission if we my return the call.
    In closing, let me say that the City of Thibodaux is a better place to live because of Ms. Kim.  I am proud to have her as a member of this department, and more importantly, proud to have her as a friend.


GREAT JOB CITY OF THIBODAUX!

    Just a note about our public works dept. being on the ball - good job!  There was a fallen tree in our drainage ditch north of N.13th St. and before I could report it, it was removed.  Thanks alot!
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    In the process of having culverts installed at my home, I had the pleasure to meet Miguel Maggio.  He was very responsive to my initial request for information and the subsequent performance of the work.  He and his crew did a remarkably good job in a very short time. Mr. Maggio's can-do attitude, professionalism and pleasant disposition brings credit to the great City of Thibodaux and it's employees.
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    The Farewell Mass and Reception for Bishop-elect Oscar Solis last Friday evening was a tremendous success.  The church and reception were filled to capacity with friends and well-wishers.
    One reason for the evening’s success was the support of the Thibodaux Police Officers assigned to assist in the traffic control and the escort to the Howard Johnson for the reception.  All of the Officers were extremely professional and courteous while performing their duties.  On behalf of the Farewell Committee, please extend to each of them our sincere appreciation for the excellent service.
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Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity will host a groundbreaking at the 1000 block of North 10th Street on February 11 at 5:00 p.m.  The dedication will follow immediately at 900 Church Street.  For more information, please contact Jeanne B. Autin  at 447-6999.

Krewe of Bookworms Parade Wednesday February 18, 2004 Begins at 10:30 am at the Thibodaux Library.(314 St. Mary Street) The children from Headstart, the library and local daycare centers will parade through the parking lot of the library. We are inviting the public to come out and watch our parade.

Salute to the Thibodaux Police Department
Thursday, February 19, 2004
5:30 p.m.
711 West 3rd Street

Corner of West 3rd and Focus
Come meet the men and women of the Thibodaux Police Department who serve our community Refreshments by Premier Hospitality, Inc.

Co-Sponsored by: 
Community Bank, Lester Benoit & Lisa Thibodaux
RSVP: forsale@charter.net or fax: 985-447-1844

Thibodaux High School Band will be hosting the 2004 Bayouland Spectacular on Saturday, February 7, 2004 beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the THS Gym. This event is a winterguard (flags) and winterpercussion (drums) competition sponsored by the Gulf Coast Color Guard and Percussion Circuit. There will be 8 percussion and 25 color guard units participating.

Thibodaux Main Street farmer's Market
The Thibodaux Main Street Farmer's Fall market is now closed.  The spring market will open in March.  Interested vendors or volunteers please contact Joyce Benoit at 985-448-1474.
POLICE STATS
Complaints 263
Arrests 29
Citations 53
Accidents 21
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