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United Front Transportation planning Jazz Fest trips, 2nd plantation tour

LAPLACE — United Front Transportation  Services co-owners Dayna Mason James, Shaun Adams and Yolanda Fleming Williams have brought the community together in 2018 one bus load at a time.

Safe and reliable transportation to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be available April 27-29 and May 4-6, with shuttles leaving Belle Terre Country Club starting at 9 a.m.

United Front Transportation Services customers learn about the history of slavery at Whitney Plantation during the grand opening.

United Front Transportation Services’ grand opening event in February saw more than 100 people enjoy lunch at Clay’s Café in LaPlace and tour one of four local plantations, according to James.

She said a second plantation tour and luncheon is being planned for June 16 in response to positive feedback from the first event.

Co-owners stand with Soul River Musical Journey owners Pastor Steve Perrilloux and First Lady Rita Perrilloux.

A $35 ticket will cover lunch at Belle Terre Country Club and admission to one of the following destinations: Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Evergreen Plantation in Edgard, St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie or Historic Riverlands Soul River Musical Journey in Reserve.

The grand opening event spotlighted local restaurant Clay’s Cafe. The next tour will promote Belle Terre Country Club.

Everyday services also include but are not limited to school drop-off and pick up, transportation to medical appointments and excursions for school and church groups.

For information on pricing, call 877-275-2989 or visit unitedfronttransportationservices.com.

United Front Transportation Services co-owners pose with Assistant Pastor Brittany Allen during the grand opening.

 

Co-owners stand outside of Destiny Christian Center with First Lady Marilyn Allen during the ribbon cutting ceremony.

 

Photos by Rhonda Batiste Clark