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LA Chickenstock (MS & TX too) - TRY AGAIN!!! (pg. 5)

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by babyboy1_mom, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi chicken friends. I have been trying to get a chckenstock together for all of us to meet and talk chicken. I tried to set it up around the center of the state (Alexandria area), so that it would be easier for more people to attend. Unfortunately, with my being in Ponchatoula, then I could not do this when Alexandria is 3 hours from me and I know nothing about the area at all.

    So, my question is: Who would be interested in attending a LA Chickenstock in Kentwood, LA? I was thinking about setting it for either September 13, 2008 or September 20, 2008. I know that this is a few months away, but this would give everyone plenty of advance notice (to save gas money..lol) and it will not be quite so hot at that time.

    Here are some estimated distances/times. If I do not have someone's location listed, then I apologize now. That does not mean that you are not invited. I just do not have your location...lol

    Distances/times were gotten using Yahoo Map.

    Louisiana

    Benton - 326 1/4 miles - 5 hrs.
    Branch - 151 1/2 miles - 2 hrs. 30 min
    Denham Springs - 63 1/2 miles - 1 hr. 10 min
    Jena - 159 1/2 miles - 3 hrs. 15 min
    Lafayette - 132 miles - 2 hrs. 15 min
    Maurepas - 58 miles - 1 hr. 10 min.
    Metairie - 84 miles - 1 hr. 30 min
    Opelousas - 150 miles - 2 hrs. 30 min
    Shreveport - 317 1/2 miles - 4 hrs. 50 min
    Slidell - 83 miles -1 hr. 25 min
    Sulphur - 213 1/2 miles - 3 hrs. 30 min

    Mississippi

    Batesville - 255 1/2 miles - 3 hrs. 55 min
    Coldwater - 283 miles - 4 hrs. 15 min
    Grenada - 218 1/2 miles - 3 hrs. 22 min
    Kiln - 105 1/2 miles - 1 hr. 45 min
    Pass Christian - 118 1/2 miles - 2 hrs
    Raymond - 106 miles - 1 hr 51 min
    Vicksburg - 144 1/2 miles - 2 hrs 20 min
    Woodville - 56 miles - 1 hr 30 min

    Texas

    Bridge City - 247 miles - 3 hrs 54 min
    Devers - 289 miles - 4 hrs 41 min
    Hillister - 305 1/2 miles - 4 hrs 57 min
    Kirbyville - 280 miles - 4 hrs 34 min
    Kountze - 282 1/2 miles - 4 hrs 29 min
    Port Arthur - 282 1/2 miles - 4 hrs 29 min

    Yes, I worked a little on the research so that it would make it easier on all of you. I have included Mississippi and Texas areas because I would like to have as many BYC members as possible attend this event.

    Thanks,
    Dorothy
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2008
  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    I'm sorry, but I am just waaaay too far north. As much as I would love to attend a Chickenstock, I just cannot travel that far.


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  3. hiddenmagnolia

    hiddenmagnolia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hopefully I will have that weekend off.
     
  4. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BeckLa - I am sorry that you are too far away to come. I don't want to leave anyone out. I know that there are some others from north LA that had made the comment that this would be a possibility for them. Maybe some people from the same area could ride together. Just a suggestion.



    Janet - That is why I am giving so much advance notice...lol The date is not set for sure yet. I want to see which of the 2 dates would be best for everyone.



    Dorothy
     
  5. AnitaE

    AnitaE Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds good to me :) This is a family thing right? Let me know what I can do to help.
    Anita
     
  6. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anita - Yes, this is a family thing. I don't know if my hubby will attend, but I will have my 4 yr. old little boy. I cannot go anywhere without him. He is a mommy's boy...lol

    Dorothy
     
  7. hippichick

    hippichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    Sounds like fun. I'd love to do it.Paula:)
     
  8. skennedy

    skennedy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Count me in!!! I'll be there!![​IMG]
     
  9. WillsMama93

    WillsMama93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where in North LA are you Becky? I am in Shreveport, and my son and I would love to go to ChickenStock.. maybe we can carpool? Send me a PM if you want
     
  10. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    i don't know if we could do it, lafayette is 2 hours from me and then that would make it like a 4 hour drive with four kids. i would love to but i am not for sure i can, what all do you want to do at this or have planned?

    wendy
     

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