August Newsletter
Chamber News
Business After Hours @
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
We are celebrating Dr. Kris Lindsay, Cardiologist, as he is the newest addition to CIS's New Iberia location! Come enjoy a meet and greet, complimentary food and drinks, a tour of the facility, and an evening of networking, all while celebrating the Cardiovascular Institute of the South! Click the link below for more details.

Iberia Parish Political Forums
Your chamber is hosting political forums this month, on the 19th, 20th, and 21st! These informational forums are a great opportunity for you to get to know the candidates running for office. Check the link below for the full schedule.

If you are a chamber member and would like to submit a question for the forums, please email your question to by August 8th

If you would like to serve on a question committee (projected to meet only once), please contact or call the chamber at 337-364-1836
See Our Progress | Work Ready Communities
Around this time last year, the Work Ready Communities initiative was launched in Acadiana, and Iberia Parish was chosen to lead the movement. We are incredibly proud to report that over 1,450 individuals now carry a NCRC certification, and the initiative is now supported by over 65 employers in Iberia Parish!

Be a part of this valuable movement. Show your support by signing up today. Contact the chamber office or visit the link below.

Very Berry Christmas Quest
The annual Very Berry Christmas Quest is officially underway! This promotional opportunity for local businesses is a great way to get people in your business during the holiday season. Click the link below for more information!

Businesses are also welcome to provide items for each goody bag for the event. You do not have to host an activity to provide a coupon/item. If you'd like to provide an item, let us know! Contact the chamber office.

We anticipate around 130 goody bags this year. Please drop off items at the chamber office between November 1st and November 11th.
Board of Directors | 2020
Every fall, the nominating committee begins the search for potential board members, keeping in mind diversity in industry is of top consideration.

Anyone interested in potentially serving on the board of directors can send their name, contact information, and industry affiliation to
Committee Service
Chamber members who are interested in serving on a committee are welcome to submit their information to for consideration. Chamber committees cover a very wide range of topics and initiatives. See a complete list at the link below.

Business Impact & Civic Service Awards
Make sure to keep an eye out for the nomination call for Civic Service and Business Impact Awards, given at the annual banquet every year. Start thinking about your nominations now! More information to come.

Save the Date: January 16th
Member News
Paw Plans | Spanish Trail Animal Hospital
Spanish Trail Animal Hospital is now offering Paw Plans! These plans include all of the preventative care your pet needs including office visits with exams, vaccinations, routine testing, dental cleanings, spay or neuter, and additional testing for your senior pets. Each plan is broken down into twelve affordable monthly payments. For more information, call 337-364-2811 or visit the link below.

Fill the Big Cart @ Super One Foods!
Help us give back to our community! On August 2nd & 3rd, customers can purchase items and donate them right in Super One's parking lot! All donations benefit St. Francis Diner. Contact Super One's New Iberia location at the link below.

ICCHC Community Fun Day Health Fair (open to the public)
Next week is National Health Center Week and Iberia Comprehensive Community Health Center is celebrating with week-long activities at their various locations! The event you won't want to miss is Community Fun Day Health Fair, at the ICCHC's New Iberia location. The event is taking place on Wednesday at 3:00pm, at 806 Jefferson Terrace! If you aren't able to attend, you can donate your time, merchandise, or money to support the event also. You can find more information at the link below.

Delcambre Seafood and Farmer's Market
The Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market will be held on Saturday, August 3 from 9am to 1pm at Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Landing & Pavilion, 605 S Railroad in Delcambre. Fresh shrimp and crabs will be on sale along with homemade products from 60 local vendors. This month, crabs will be featured as the Twin Parish Port Commission will roll out a new crab meat label under it's Vermilion Bay Sweet Brand of local seafood products. Click the link below to visit their website.

Good News from the Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Cardiovascular Institute of the South was awarded the #1 Telehealth Provider for Cardiology by InTouch Health. Also, CIS nurse practitioner, Marcus Montet, was named the #1 individual Provider for Cardiology. View the press release at the link below!

Berry Queen Ball
It is time for the Berry Queen Ball benefiting Iberia Habitat for Humanity! Check out the flyer for details. Interested in attending or reserving a sponsorship? Click the link below for more information.

Local News & Past Events
Ribbon Cutting | SUNUP Insurance Services, the Delucia Agency
The ribbon is cut and the Delucia Agency is ready to help you with your insurance needs! They cover a wide variety of insurance types, and are located right on New Iberia's historic Main Street. Click the link below for more information.

Eggs & Issues Re-cap
The annual legislative re-cap for Iberia Parish saw record-breaking attendance this year! The event highlighted the last legislative year in our state senate, and served as an opportunity to celebrate Speaker Taylor Barras' years of service and dedication to Iberia Parish. You can view more at the link below.

Live With Ryan and Andree'
Episode 8
In July, Ryan and Andree' stopped by chamber member Nouphay Kongphongmany, State Farm Insurance! They discussed what Nouphay can do for you with her business, how Nouphay gives back to the community, and why she values chamber membership so greatly. Click the link below to watch the video!

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