For additional information, contact:
Shelley Johnson, executive director
Angie Manning, communications director
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952 

Help Welcome the Louisiana Municipal Association Convention
and Jehovah's Witness Convention this Weekend!

LAKE CHARLES, La. (August 1, 2012)-The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to put your best foot forward because the area has special guests in town this weekend. The Louisiana Municipal Association comprised of all cities throughout the state of Louisiana will be in town along with the Jehovah's Witness convention.

These groups will be dining in area restaurants, shopping and enjoying the many attractions and offerings of Southwest Louisiana, bringing in business to the area. Let's all do our part and show them the warm and friendly hospitality that Southwest Louisiana is famous for demonstrating to visitors who are finding their way in the area.

"The bureau has been working with all cities throughout Calcasieu Parish for quite some time in preparation for this weekend, and we are dedicated to making these groups have memorable experiences while in the area. We know that Southwest Louisiana has many gems to visit and appreciate, and we are hoping that these groups and individuals will come back to the area year after year after having such a fantastic experience this weekend," said Tico Soto, sales director.

For more information about events and attractions in Southwest Louisiana, visit or call 337-436-9588.