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  • Terrytown GoldenAgers Senior Center Grand Opening

    Community members and elected officials recently gathered to celebrate the completion of the Terrytown Golden Age Center. The 3,900-square-foot facility, which cost just over $1 million, was funded by the Jefferson Parish Recreation Department and gaming revenue received from Boomtown Casino. The center includes several improvements and upgrades, including Americans with Disabilities Act compliancy, a 12-foot ceiling in the main area, an upgraded kitchen, new bingo boards, additional storage, a covered drop off, automatic doors on the front entrance and six handicapped parking spots.

  • Terrytown Spring Festival

    Terrytown Spring Fest started three years ago in the heart of Terrytown. The festival is hosted by TEDA (Terrytown Economic Development Association) and benefits local non profits. It is a fun time for people of all ages! For more information, go to www.terrytownfest.com.

  • Tree School

    Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful recently sponsored its 12th annual Tree School. The workshop addressed the importance of the care and preservation of trees in the urban landscape.

  • Golden Agers Ball

    Jefferson Parish presents the "Golden Agers Ball".

  • The American-Italian Research Library Grand Opening

    The treasure trove of oral histories, immigration records, notes, books, photographs and other artifacts chronicling the local Italian community moved from New Orleans to Metairie. The American Italian Research Library moved its collection from the American Italian Museum in the Central Business District to Jefferson Parish's East Bank Regional Library. The library includes naturalization records from 1800 to 1860 for Italian immigrants seeking citizenship in New Orleans, indexes of Sicilian church registries and copies of Italian newspapers such as La Voce Colonale, which was printed here. The collection also includes the complete works of Giovanni Schiavo, the pioneer of American Italian studies, and his hand-written notes, personal library and research material.

  • Rosethorne Park Boat Launch Ribbon Cutting

    Rosethorne Park Boat Launch Ribbon Cutting Lafitte, LA on March 8th, 2012

  • The Jefferson Journal

    Produced by the Jefferson Parish Public Information Office

  • Krewe of Argus

    The Krewe of Argus was founded in 1972 by several Jefferson Parish civic-minded business men. This family friendly Parade rolls on Mardi Gras Day in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Over one million family-oriented spectators line the Veterans Blvd. route in Metairie, Louisiana to catch its assortments of specialty throws. The Krewe is comprised of over 450 male, female, and children riders, as well as guest Celebrities and a Marching Band. Each year the Argus crowns a Special King, Queen, and Royalty Court from its own membership to ride as Royalty. In past Parades, Argus has created special floats designed to honor our heroes in the Armed Services and local celebrities such as Artist George Rodrigue and his Blue Dog.

  • Krewe of Napoleon

    The Krewe of Napoleon was created in 1980 to give Jefferson Parish an excitingly different approach to the Mardi Gras season.

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