West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce is honored to announce your 2018 Citizen of the Year is no other than Mr. LARRY LAFLEUR
2018 Citizen of The Year that will be added to the list of thirty-four individuals who have received this outstanding award that began in 1984. At that time the directors of the West Cal Chamber of Commerce wanted to honor and award an individual who had made a mark in the community giving of themselves building a better and more productive place to live and raise our families.
He is committed to the people of not only Sulphur, but those of Calcasieu Parish, the state of Louisiana, and the world. He has demonstrated excellent citizenship and has contributed by doing whatever he could to help people grow and be the very best they could be, especially in their spiritual walk and growth.
Coming to Westlake, Louisiana in 1975 he and his family wasted no time reaching out to people in ministry getting involved with the community. Shortly after moving to Sulphur, Louisiana in 1982 Pastor LaFleur begin pastoring Faith Temple Church.
In 1984 he and a group of citizens organized Victory Worship Center reaching out to the needs the needs of families throughout the area.
Retiring in 2016, Pastor LaFleur continues to serve the church, encouraging local pastors, overseeing the ministerial alliance and serves on The Sulphur Christian Community Coalition (SC3) board.
A cancer survivor, losing his hip joint, he has continued his job blessing people.