Sulphur Branch Manager Russell Castille received the award along with other local Merchants & Farmers Bank's Team
Sulphur Office -- 6 1/2 years, Merchants and Farmers Bank started in 1928 in Leesville, La
Number of Local Employees: 9 employees in West-Calcasieu to include the Sulphur and Vinton offices, along with 14 employees at our Lake Charles office.
Product/Service Description: We are a full service commercial bank offering commercial, real estate, and consumer loans. We also offer checking/savings accounts as well as CDs. We have online banking, bill pay, instant issue debit cards (no waiting for one to come in the mail), as well every ATM is our ATM, with refunding of the foreign ATM surcharges you may receive.
Please list any civic activities and support of other local businesses. MFB is a Partner in Education with Vinton Middle School. We support other non-profit organizations as well as supporting our local schools.
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Pictured by Heather White SWDaily News
Lyons Insurance, Inc has two locations 3100 Lake St., Lake Charles and 1622 Maplewood Dr. Ste #2, Sulphur with 60 years of being in business and 10 employees.
They are an Independent Insurance Agency serving Southwest Louisiana and East Texas Individuals and Businesses with All forms of Insurance and Employee Benefits Including Automobile, Homeowners, Boat, RV and various other forms of Personal Insurance coverage as well as Commercial Insurance for All types of Private and Publicly held businesses.
Civic activities and support of other local businesses.
Sulphur Rotary Club,
South Lake Charles Kiwanis Club
Chamber of Southwest Louisiana
Alliance of Business for Positive Growth
Coastal Conservation Association
Southwest Home Builders Association
Southwest Louisiana Realtors Association
Visit their website at www.lyonsagency.com
Mr. Stephen Lyons, President accepted the award on Thursday, Feb. 13th pictured with WCCC Treasurer Kathy Bourgeois
Congratulations to The Cabbage Patch Flowers & Gifts for being named January Business of the Month at our Monthly Business Luncheon held at the West Cal Events Center - Sulphur on Thursday, January 9, 2020. They are located at 1319 Cypress St., Sulphur, LA. They have been in business for 40 years with 2 employees. They are a full service flower shop from funerals to birthdays and also has a very large gift shop. The Cabbage Patch supports and donates to all local schools. Photo Credits to Heather White with SW Daily News.
Location phone # 337-527-6894
Congratulations to for being named October Business of the Month at our Monthly Business Luncheon held at the West Cal Events Center - Sulphur on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
They are located at 217 E. Thomas St., Sulphur, LA
Location phone # 337-476-5096
They have been in business for 3 years.
They are a retail shop geared mainly toward the celebration of Louisiana and Cajun themed art, through the showcasing of several very talented artisans.
Congratulations to JD BANK - WESTLAKE BRANCH for being named September Business of the Month at our Monthly Business Luncheon held at the West Cal Events Center - Sulphur on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
They are located at 1511 Sampson St., Sulphur, LA
Location phone # 337-565-7345
They have been in business for 5 years with 5 employees.
JD Bank provides lending and financial needs to our local community.
They support a numerous organizations including the West Cal Chamber and Mines Theatre in Sulphur. Congratulations!
August Business of the Month went to Safety Wearhouse III, Inc. They are located at 3620 E. Napoleon St., Sulphur, LA.
They have been in business since 1957 with 14 employees locally. They carry all sorts of safety equipment from flame resistant clothing, steel toe boots and PPE retail, etc. Visit their website at www.safetywearhouse.net or give them a call at 337-476-5233. Photo credits: Heather White with SW Daily News.
Congratulations to West Cal Glass & Mirror for being named July Business of the Month at our Monthly Business Luncheon held at the West Cal Events Center on Thursday, July 11, 2019.
West Cal Glass & Mirror are located at 1309 Ruth St., Sulphur, LA 70669
Location phone # 337-527-0469
They have been in business for 3 1/2 years with 7 employees
Product/Services: Glass & Auto, Residential, Commercial, Showers, Mirrors, Table Tops, etc.
Photo Credits to Heather White with SW Daily News.
June Business of the Month was presented to PHILLIPS 66. Phillips 66 has been in business for 78 years with 1,100 employees and onsite contractors locally and presently.
They are located at 2200 Old Spanish Trail in Westlake, LA.
Product/Services: Transportation fuels (gasoline, diesel and jet fuel), graphite petroleum coke, home heating oil, fuel-grade petroleum, base oils for lubricants (through Excel Paralubes). Civic Activities and supporting of other local businesses consist of: Last year, their employees and their families volunteered over 3,800
ours in SWLA. They provided $785,000 in grants and sponsorships to non-profits in 2018. Phillips 66 employees and the company gave $569,000+ to United Way of SWLA last year.
Economic Force in SWLA: $85 million in payroll and benefits, $9.6 million in Calcasieu taxes, $71 million in materials and services with Louisiana companies.
Congratulations to Lake City Printing (LCP) being named Business of the Month for May
They are located at 1723 W. Sale Road in Lake Charles with 41 years of business and 30 employees. They provide commercial printing, newsletter, booklets, brochures, advertising pieces, along with FastSigns, division of: safety signs, site signs, banners & more. Civic.
Activities include: West Cal Chamber of Commerce, Chamber SW, Alliance for a Positive Growth, SWLA Realtors Group, Supporter of Autism Society SWLA Chapter, St. Nicholas Center for Children and La. Chemical Industry Alliance.
Congratulations to Tony Guillory Allstate for being named April Business of the Month at our Monthly Business Luncheon held at Holiday Inn/Sulphur on
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Tony Guillory Allstate located at 3711 Maplewood Dr., Sulphur
Location phone # 337-527-3658
Tony Guillory Allstate has been in business for 9 years with 6 employees.
They are licensed insurance agents providing coverage for protecting your life.
They offer Life Insurance, Home, Auto, Boat, Campers, ATVs.
Civic activities and support of other local businesses: Sulphur Rotary, Kiwanas Club of South Lake Charles, Our Lady School and E.K. Key Elementary School.
Mike Harmison - President/Chief Executive Officer
Kala Kuhlthau-VP & Sulphur Branch Manager
Years of Business- opened in 7/26/2010
Number of Local Employees: 51 employees with 4 Branches locally, Sulphur, Westlake, Oak Park and Nelson Rd.
Product/Service Description: Personal and Business banking services, from a variety of checking and savings account options to the great rates we offer on deposits. Personal and Business loans with competitive rates.
Civic activities and support of other local businesses: Members of West Cal Chamber, SWLA Chamber Alliance, Beauregard Chamber and Better Business Bureau. Lakeside supports McNeese, local schools and Financial Literacy Programs, and various charitable organizations. Lakeside encourages their employees to participate in numerous volunteer organizations. Kala is on the Finance Committee for Project Build A Future.
They have been in business for 21 years pumping concrete with the headquarters location in Tomball, TX. They have 7 locations including one locally in Sulphur. Malena Pearson is the primary contact person locally. She is involved with the Louisiana Little Britches Rodeo Assoc. Board. and is also a West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce Board member. Congrats!.
Congratulations to State Farm Insurance,
CARL VINCENT for being named Business of the Month for January at our Monthly Business Luncheon held at Delta Downs on Thursday, January 10, 2019.
State Farm Insurance, Carl Vincent has been in business for 35 years with 9 employees presently.
He is located at 815 S. Huntington St., Sulphur, La
Their mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.
He offers auto, home, commercial, property, business, life, health, banking and annuities.
State Farm Insurance, Carl Vincent participates in Partners on Ed with Frasch Elementary School & Lewis Middle School.
He is also currently the President of McNeese Dugout Club for the Softball.
We thank you for your commitment to our community!
Photo creds to Heather White SW Daily News
4875 Ihles Road
Lake Charles, La...
Primary Contact: Robert Unterburger
Acadian Total Security has been in business for 4 years with three employees working locally.
Acadian Total Security offers home and commercial fire and burglary protection solutions to fit any lifestyle or budget. They offer ffer a variety of systems, including wireless and home automation options. Services include: Burglary protection, fire detection, video surveillance, motion detectors, carbon monoxide detection, smart home automation, energy automation, home lighting automation, access control systems, A/V and much more!
They are a member of several chambers of commerce in many of the communities we serve and our parent company, Acadian Ambulance is well known for its service to the towns and cities we live and work in. They provide free medical standby at all high school football games in our service area. ATS also sponsors several of the Youth Sports Complexes with signage and donations as well as cooking for various events, golf tournaments and National Nights Out on Crime. They are also involved with various Home Builder Associations, Realtor Associations and the Kiwanis Club. They have participated in many fundraisers and festivals in the area as well. Acadian Total Security carries out the Acadian corporate mission statement of "Knowing Life Matters" by continuing to give back to the communities we serve.
Headquarter in Houston with over 150 employees, and over a year ago placed a Manager of Government & Public Affairs in SWLA.
Product/Service Description: Tellurian was founded by Charif Souki and Martin Houston and is led by President and CEO Meg Gentle. Tellurian is building a low-cost, global natural gas business, profitably delivering natural gas to customers worldwide through a portfolio of natural gas production, LNG trading, and infrastructure. This portfolio includes the $15.2 billion Driftwood LNG export facility in Carlyss, a proposed Pipeline Network representing a $4 billion investment in Louisiana, and over 11,000 acres of gas producing assets in Haynesville.
Please list any civic activities and support of other local businesses: Last year Tellurian invested over $100,000 in SWLA including donations to the Southwest Louisiana Flood Fun for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, Sulphur High School for the purchase of new testing computers, and Vincent Settlement Elementary School for its library renovation. Tellurian also launched an innovative youth leadership council with Sulphur High giving community minded students $20,000 to develop a project that would positively impact their community. Tellurian is well on its way in 2018 to increase its investment in the SWLA community. Most recently, they donated $6,700 to DeWanna's Community Closet school supply drive to purchase over 7,000 composition notebooks for elementary students in Carlyss and Sulphur.
August Business of the Month was given to Mimosa-Pines Garden of Memories on August 9th at the Isle of Capri.
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital was announced as the July Business of the Month at the Monthly Luncheon on July 12th at The West Cal Events Center. CEO, Jani Fruge' along with support staff received the award.
The award was accepted by Mr. Judd Bares, President
Business of the Month for April: Treasure's of Marilyn's with Mrs. Marilyn accepting the award.
Award was accepted by Auditing Manager, Mr. Joe Andrepont and Plant Manager, Mr. Wayne Ahrens.
High Hope Care Center
475 High Hope Road
Sulphur, LA 70665