April 19, 2006 12:00
I enjoyed the article "Arnaudville Renaissance." I appreciate The Independent Weekly's interest in my acquisition of the old waterworks building complex and all the positive growth that is happening here in Arnaudville. I think it is important to remember that the arts in Louisiana have a total economic impact of $934 million, with 90 percent of all money spent remaining in Louisiana.

Art business is big business. It works harmoniously with existing mom and pop establishments while encouraging smart growth.

Thanks again for writing such a great, informative piece.

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