Bogalusa Chamber of Commerce Inc.1

Washington Parish, Louisiana

Chamber News

Saints Raffle Tickets

The Chamber's Annual Raffle for 2 regular season, home game Saints Club Seats will start in February! The value of these is $4,558 this year and included parking in the enclosed lot right by the Superdome--our winners for the past three years have all loved having the tickets, so be sure you take a chancc this year--only $25 a raffle ticket and winner need not be present at drawing in August!

Membership Directory in print

We will be printing a Membership Directory in the very near future--if you would like to be included be sure your 2009 investment is up to date. This will be in addition to our online directory.

BACK TO THE PARK!

"Festival in the Park" will again return to Cassidy Park Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2009 with arts, crafts, non-profit, commercial and food booths, with children's entertainment. Second annual return of the Slidell Battery, presenting an onsite encampment depicting civilian and military life during the 1860's. Call the Chamber at 985-735-5731 or visit the website www.slidellbattery.com for more information about this family event.

Membership List

Our members are listed by category and by alphabetized names--list is in process of being updated for 2009 to reflect our new members.

Bogalusa is open for business!

We are actively seeking and recruiting businesses for our area--have land, buildings, w/build to suit, economic develoment funds available for qualified businesses--contact Bogalusa Chamber, Washinton Parish Economic Development Foundation (widf@bellsouth.net), Bogalusa Main Street Program (ldmiller@bellsouth.net) or Mayor Mack McGehee at 985-732-6200.

Small Business Development Center

The SBDC is trying to help our local businesses by hosting various workshops as well as 3rd Thursday counseling sessions--call the Chamber at 735-5731 to register name/contact # --appointments are necessary as only so many per month can be seated.

Your News Event!

If you are a Chamber member we can list your event on our website--please give us a call! We will also email out your events info or fax to our members.

Chamber Board meetings

The Chamber's board meets the 1st Monday of each month, in the boardroom here at the Chamber office on Willis Ave., at 5:30 p.m. All Chamber members are invited to attend!