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Monroe Chamber Gala

By Melanie Moffett
In Bayou Scene
Dec 29th, 2014

The best and brightest of the Monroe business community got into the Christmas Spirit Dec. 4 for the annual Monroe Chamber Gala and Auction, held at Bayou Desiard Country Club. This year’s gala was presented by Community Trust Bank and Thomas and Farr Agency. In addition, more than two dozen other businesses and individuals sponsored the Chamber Gala and Auction.

As attendees enjoyed complimentary wine and beer, they noshed on delicious delicacies prepared by the culinary masters at Bayou Desiard. Crowd pleasers Flashback 5 helped ensure that everyone danced the night away. Among the luminaries in attendance were West Monroe Alderman Staci Mitchell and her husband, assistant district attorney Jay Mitchell, Janet and Bob Durden, and Linda and Joe Holyfield.

The annual Chamber Gala and Auction is held each year to help raise funds and awareness for the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and its business activities. Over the years, the Chamber Gala and Auction has become one of the most anticipated events of the holiday season.