The Richelieu Leger Family Association, Inc.
The 2013 Richelieu Leger Reunion was held on February 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Abbeville, Louisiana
Doors opened at 8:30AM. The Registration Committee headed by Joyce Lege began registration at 9:00AM. The Genealogy booth, manned by Lou Leger and Lauralee Reugger, opened at 9:00 AM and was available until 3:00PM.
Welcome ceremonies began at 11:00am with a greeting from the
association president, Butch Leger, followed by the invocation by Reverand
Leger, the national Anthem by Connie Lege Rost,
and the the Pledge of
Allegianceby Gilbert Lege.
President, Butch Leger, presided at the short meeting.
The Genealogy Committee aided Legers looking for answers to their genealogical questions. There was a computer database and printer providing access and print-outs of the Leger database. Also available were a full set of Fr. Hebert's "Southwest Louisiana Records".
Throughtout the day, many door prizes were awarded.
There were many items available for purchase: Leger T-Shirts, Leger Cook books, and Copies of the Leger History Booklet.
A sucessful silent auction was held for the benefit of the Association. Beautiful items included were: a handmade baby quilt, a handcrafted Saints totebag, a handquilted table decoration, all by member, Arine Prejean; three framed wild Bird Photographs by member Lauralee Reugger; and a wonderful wine and fruit basket by member Sue Neveaux.
After a delicious "Bring a Dish" lunch, Members enjoyed visiting, and dancing to the music of the band, "Moi J'aime Ca Comme Ca".
A dance contest was won by Harry and Gayle Lege.