BIG luncheon features sugar-cane exec
American Sugar Cane League General Manager Jim Simon is the guest speaker for the Bayou Industrial Association's Sept. 9 luncheon.
Simon will discuss expectations for this year's sugar-cane crop and government issues impacting the industry.
The noon luncheon will be held at the Bayou Country Club, 900 Country Club Blvd., Thibodaux.
There is no charge for BIG members and $25 for guests. RSVP by Thursday at BayouIndustrialGroup.com.
Political observer to address SCIA
Jeremy Alford of LA Politics will give insight on the upcoming elections at the South Central Industrial Association's Sept. 10 general membership luncheon.
Fellowship begins at 11 a.m. with the meeting running from11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 142 Library Drive, Houma.
The cost for members is $25, and the deadline for required reservations is Thursday. Call 851-2201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thibodaux hospital adds staff
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center has added two physicians to its medical staff.
Dr. Ross Thibodaux, who earned his degree from the Louisiana State University's School of Medicine, will serve in the medical center's rheumatology clinic at 726 N. Acadia Road, Suite 3400, Thibodaux.
He completed a fellowship in rheumatology in the university's health sciences center.
Dr. Brandi Duet will serve in the obstetrics and gynecology department at the Thibodaux Regional Women's Clinic at 604 N. Acadia Road, Suite 500, Thibodaux.
Duet received her degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and completed her residency at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation Hospital in New Orleans.
Danos adds rope access to services
Gray-based Danos has added rope access capabilities to its services.
The program, which began early this year, allows quicker access to projects in small or challenging locations, the company said in a news release.
“Recently, a long-time customer asked if we would be willing to perform rope access projects,” said owner Mark Danos. “Part of our company purpose is to solve big challenges for our customers, so we began implementing a competency assurance and training program for rope access technicians to meet this need."
Rope access will help assist Danos' customers, particularly in the areas of welding, rigging, painting and maintenance, where employees are cross-trained, the company said. The technique can be an alternative to scaffolding, particularly in areas with limited access.
“By providing rope access capabilities, we are able to reduce the time, number of personnel and risk associated with a project, which ultimately lowers costs for our customers,” Danos said.
Chamber to host Lunch & Learn
The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce will host Lunch & Learn on Thursday at the chamber office, 6133 La. 311, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn about advertising with Rushing Media CEO Brian Rushing, who will discuss how to identify your target customer and leverage your identity to market directly to them.
The registration fee is $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members. Registration includes a lunch, and the deadline to register is Tuesday.
Register online at houmachamber.com or call the chamber office at 876-5600.
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