New Roads Mayor Anthony Daisy has announced he will once again honor some of the city’s most notable “people of action” at a special Community Impact Awards Banquet at the Scott Civic Center on January 18, 2018.

The banquet will honor five outstanding community members whose actions have improved the quality of life in New Roads, either through their volunteerism, contributions, investments and/or leadership, “Daisy said.

“What makes New Roads so special is its people, and especially those who give of themselves to make this city a better place to live, work, play and prosper, “Daisy said.  “I am honored to once again present some of our city’s most beloved and respected community members.”

The 2018 Community Impact Award recipients are:

  • Pap & Pris Florist and Gifts
  • Leon Dixon
  • Madeline Franklin
  • Melissa Hymel
  • Charlie Harris

The banquet will include a cocktail hour from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner and program.  Tickets for the event are $35 per person or $280 for a table of eight, and they can be purchased at New Roads Information Center, across from City Hall.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Betty Fontaine or Larenda Broussard at 225-638-5360.