Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011
Friends, family and colleagues packed Brother's on the Boulevard for its 35th Anniversary celebration and the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce's holiday Business After Hours. Owners Brother and Catherine Abdalla warmly greeted guests for the festive occasion.
(1) Catherine and Brother Abdalla, Alicia Abdalla Mouton and Adam Abdalla (2) Connie Gardiner and Karen Malespin (3) Lauren Mouton and chef Brian Blanchard (4) Sandy Swearingen, Marcelle Boudreaux and Monica Swearingen (5) Carolyn Abdalla, Irma Abdalla and Adam Abdalla (6) Dan Hare and Louise Mitchell
Guests were taken by surprise at the "engagement" party of Tami Fontenot and André deClouet at Jefferson Street Pub when the couple decided to make it into a wedding instead. The occasion was doubly special, as Tami's son, Derek, was in from Afghanistan.
(7) Groom André deClouet with his bride, Tami Fontenot (8) Jana Fontenot, Kayla Melancon and Suzanne Cormier (9) Derek Fontenot with mom Tami
Breast cancer survivors and supporters gathered for the Meet & Greet at the Elaine M. Junca Women's Imaging Center sponsored by the Breast Health Symposium Committee. Survivors chose their clothing from the selected clothing stores to model at the Breast Cancer Symposium.
(10) Marla Partimbene (11) Raylene Vasseur, Catherine Nepveaux and Phyllis Budd (12) Beth Canterbury, Mary Revol and Shanta Derouselle