Chamber News

25th Annual Bon Appetit

  • 11 October 2016
  • Author: Amite Chamber
  • Number of views: 246
The 25th Annual Bon Appetit is now in the history books and it was a SUCCESS! With standing room only, approximately 250 guests roamed the Florida Parishes Event Center visiting and tasting samples from some of Amite's finest establishments.
Many thanks to Chamber President Claire Bel for organizing this event with the help of Secretary Victoria, VP Kelly Wells and many others.
Special thanks to our sponsors:
Platinum Sponsors
First Guaranty Bank
Tangipahoa Parish Tourism
Gold Sponsors
Parish President Robby Miller
Newell Engineering, LLC
Amite Oyster Festival Board
Hood Auto Group
Silver Sponsors
Charles Genco
Robby Carter
Anytime Fitness
Miller's Insurance Agency
Florida Parishes Bank
Blanchard Mechanical Contractors
Brumfield Insurance Agency-Allstate
Pedelahore and Co

Branch Award Winner for October

Tangi Pines Nursing Center

  • 11 October 2016
  • Author: Amite Chamber
  • Number of views: 233


Member Spotlight for October

Gabriel Building Supply

  • 11 October 2016
  • Author: Amite Chamber
  • Number of views: 227

Roseland Montessori School

Constitution Day

  • 16 September 2016
  • Author: Amite Chamber
  • Number of views: 244


Celeste Shields, Hammond business attorney, visited Mrs. Lasigi's 5th grade class at Roseland Montessori School. She spoke to the students about the Louisiana and U.S. Constitution as well as the steps on becoming on attorney. Mrs.Shields spoke to the class in recognition of Constitution Day. 








Branch Award Winner for September

Jake Leblanc-State Farm Insurance

  • 15 September 2016
  • Author: Amite Chamber
  • Number of views: 239

From Left to Right: Board Member, Alicia Chatelain and Jake Leblanc

The Amite Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Jake LeBlanc-State Farm for being selected as September's Branch Award winner. It is businesses like Jake's that have helped shape and prosper our flourishing community.
Jake LeBlanc-State Farm opened its doors to our community on January 1, 2016 with 7 employees.  Jake had to start wearing khaki's every day because customers would get disappointed when they saw "Jake from State Farm" wearing anything else!  He praises his team, which are from the Amite and surrounding areas, and accredits their great attitudes and work ethics to not only an enjoyable work environment, but a successful one.
A WORD FROM THE WINNER...I love Amite. I'm not from here, but I am from a town about this size and it reminds me a lot of my hometown of Donaldsonville, Louisiana. I've lived in a small town and a big city and it is great to be back in a community where people actually take the time to get to know you. One of the reasons why I was so excited to bring another State Farm Agency to Amite was we have the unique opportunity to join a community of people that we can get to know on a personal level. State Farm is an industry leader in Auto, Home, and Life insura


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