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November 9, 2017

The Ponchatoula Jaycees welcome and encourage all Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce members to join us tonight at our building in Jaycee Park (325 Beechwood Dr,) from 5:30-700 for a very special After-Hours event. We will be cooking gumbo for all our guests to enjoy this evening!

In addition to the usual eating, socializi...

July 25, 2017

The Ponchatoula Jaycees held our inaugural Toast of Tangi ceremony this past Saturday night at The Event Center in Hammond. With between 115-120 tickets pre-sold, there was standing room only. 

After enjoying a brief cocktail social, 2017 Ponchatoula Jaycees Chapter President, Brad Matherne gave opening remarks. He aske...

July 13, 2017

Toast of Tangi, a new community event being hosted by the Ponchatoula Jaycees aims to recognize and honor outstanding citizens who live in Tangipahoa Parish who have made a positive impact in our community. These citizens often give back to the community without ever expecting or receiving anything in return. This is o...

June 15, 2017

Spring is typically a very busy and productive time of the year for the Ponchatoula Jaycees, and this past spring proved to be no exception to that pattern. Things have finally slowed down long enough now for us to publicly report just how dynamic the past few months have been.

Civic organizations spend so much time in...

April 25, 2017

The Ponchatoula Jaycees hosted the 35th Annual Strawberry Strut 1 mile Fun Run and 5K and 10K races through downtown Ponchatoula on Sunday April 9th. This year's race hosted an amazing 240 registered runners!!

This year's Strawberry Festival King, Mr. Bill Wheat, opened the race with a prayer, and Garrett Aldridge sang...

January 14, 2017

On Saturday, January 14th, the Ponchatoula Jaycees held their End-of-the-year Awards and Installation Banquet. The menu for the evening included a buffet style dinner and an open beer/wine bar. Each member was allowed to bring one guest. The evening began with an opening prayer and pledge.During this dressy-casual annu...

January 4, 2017

Each Spring, the Ponchatoula Jaycees select a senior from Ponchatoula High School to be awarded our Phillip Bougere Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. This scholarship is awarded through a selection process of several candidates. We choose the recipient based on the criteria of academic and civic merit . Can...

December 17, 2016

Through various fundraisers, the Ponchatoula Jaycees raise money each year to purchase Christmas gifts for a handful of families in the local community that are selected based on need and/or unfortunate circumstance or hardship. In 2016, we dedicated the profits from a charity softball tournament and a charity poker cr...

August 14, 2016

Our community needed us, and we responded. In August 2016, our state experienced a historic multi-day heavy rain saga that dumped several feet of rain on parts of Louisiana, and triggered destructive flash flooding. Historic river and lake flooding displaced hundreds of community members. Our chapter mobilized and got...

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