CHAMBER CHIRPS

January 8, 2006
Dear Bunkien,

The Bunkie Chamber writes:

Bunkie Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Krewe of Cronus Debutante Ball on February 11,  2006.  It will be held at the Haas Auditorium commencing at 7:30.  Music will be provided by Barry Badon and the Bayou Boys.  Barry
played for the 2004 ball and has played for our Corn Festival.  He is a great entertainer and plays swamp pop and a little of everything else!

Tickets will go on sale January the 10th and are $25.00 a person.  Everyone is encourage to get their tickets early.   No one under the age of 21 will be allowed.  There will be a cash bar or bottles with setups can be ordered.  This year we will permit food to be brought in but must be in clear containers.  No paper bags.  Please, this is a fund raiser for the chamber,
so don't try to bring in alcohol beverages.  Dress will be formal or cocktail and suits or tuxedos.  Connie's Formals on Walnut Street in Bunkie will be offering a "Tuxedo Special" rental for a basic tuxedo which comes in two styles will be $46.95.

There will nineteen beautiful young ladies presented. The following will be escorted by their fathers/guardians:  Hailey Ard, Kelsey Lee, Stacey Gaspard, Lindsey Singletary, Danielle Wolff, Rebecca Scioneaux, Natalie Newton, Mallory Bubenzer, Ainsley Foreman, Ann-Marie Rabalais, Kayla Ducote, Elizabeth Newton, Morgan Palermo, Julie Fletcher, Catherine Gremillion,
Carly LaPoint, Kaitlyn Mayeux and Anna Wolff. The girls will be honored with a Brunch and a Tea.

There will be a buffet breakfast and more partying at the Bailey Hotel following the ball.  Tickets for the breakfast can be purchased early at the hotel or the night of festivities.

We urge everyone to attend and help welcome in the Mardi Gras Season in a small town way!"

Please ask your AOL and @kricket.net friends to put daledescant@bunkie.com in their address book.  All of the @kricket.net and AOL E-mails were rejected.  Ask them to email me and I will help.