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The Richelieu Leger Family Association, Inc.

2017 Reunion

The 2017 Richelieu Leger Reunion was held on February 2 at the Woodman of the World Hall in Abbeville, Louisiana

 Doors opened at 9:00AM.  The Registration Committee headed by Joyce Lege began registration at 9:00AM. The Genealogy and Sales booths, manned by Lou Leger and Lauralee Reugger, opened at 10:00 AM and were available until 4:00PM.

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 Monica Lege Theriot.
President, Butch Leger, presided at the short geneal meeting. 

A Board meeting was convened and a new Board member, Mona Leger Tramonte was voted in to replace Ransom Lege.

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 sample 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, "Le Guardien", and a new book (listing all Legers we know of born in Louisiana thru the year 1910) "Leger Ancestors in Louisiana".

A sucessful silent auction was held for the benefit of the Association.  Several beautiful items were available.

After a delicious "Bring a Dish" lunch, Members enjoyed

visiting, and dancing to the live music of the band, "Les Envie".

A dance contest was won by Lenray and Gwyn Leger.

 

2017 Reunion had a robust attendance of 134 Cousins!

 

Addending members purchased 11 History Books, 16 Ancestor Books, and numerous T-Shirts as well as several Cook Books.

A small profit on each item sold goes to offset the cost of the Reunion.

 

All in All, a very sucessful Reunion, hopefully enjoyed by all and and to be repeated in 2019.