Former Arkansas Gov. turned 2008 presidential candidate turned Fox News host, Mike Huckabee will deliver the keynote address at the Gulf Coast Prospect & Shale Expo, scheduled for Oct. 18-20 at the Cajundome Convention Center.
Presented by the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, GCPSE was formed to link Gulf Coast oil and gas prospect sellers to Gulf Coast oil and gas prospect buyers. It is attended by representatives from virtually all of the players in the Gulf Coast market and is designed to create business opportunities and provide a look at the newest industry trends. Seats for the Oct. 19 luncheon are $50/each or $500 for reserved tables of eight, but the deadline for registration is today, Oct. 15. Contact LOGA at (800) 443-1433.
The keynote speaker sponsors include: PetroQuest Energy Inc. BETA Land Services LLC Fenstermaker Safety Management Systems Denbury Resources Inc. Marlin Resources LLC Jordan Oil Company Inc. Justiss Oil Company Inc. Liberty Resources Inc.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.