River Parishes celebrate Port of South Louisiana

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, May 20, 2015

RESERVE — The Port of South Louisiana and the parishes of St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James, collectively known as RREDI, sponsored and held its River Parishes Industry Appreciation event May 7.

The event is held to recognize the contributions the industrial facilities along the 54-mile port district make to the Port and the River Region economy.

Industry leaders, including plant managers and other company representatives, members of the Port’s Commission, parish officials and state legislators were invited.

Paul G. Aucoin, executive director of the Port of South Louisiana, along with St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, St. John Parish President Natalie Robottom and St. James Parish President Timothy Roussel, welcomed attendees, who enjoyed an afternoon of Louisiana seafood at the boil held at the St. John Airport in Reserve.