FROM

CONTRIBUTOR

WEBSITE

A SPECIAL THANK YOU!!

 

City Hall

Mayor Henry Cotton (with wife Eileen & daughter Ilissa)

 

https://www.cityofbastrop.com

 

Bastrop Proclamation, birthday celebration, screening & total support!

Mayor Mayor Arthur Jones

Birthday celebration and total support during Bastrop Legacy trip.

Mayor Betty Alford-Olive

Birthday celebration and total support during Bastrop Legacy trip.

Mayor Clarence Hawkins

Birthday celebration and total support during Bastrop Legacy trip.

 

Morehouse Economic Development Corp.

 

 

Kay King (CEO)

 

 

http://www.morehouseedc.org

http://joyinjesus.org/mablejohn/MJ_DadLegacy.htm

 

Accompanied Dr. Mable John during Bastrop Legacy endeavors, toured economic site opportunities, and joined birthday celebration.  Presented Dr. Mable John with a picture from the archives of the original mills, which were purchased by the International Paper Company.  Dr. Mable John's dad worked at the Bastrop Mill - one of those original mills.

West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce

Lila Strode (President)        

  and

Paul "Chip" Strode

www.westmonroechamber.org

Accompanied Dr. Mable John during Monroe & Bastrop Legacy endeavors & school tours, her visit to the christening church, birthday celebration & movie screening. Assisted with transport to major events.

 

 

Media:

-Radio (NPR)

-Video

-Television 

- Magazines

 

Jay Curtis (General Mgr, KEDM Public Radio 90.3 - NPR)

www.kedm.org

Accompanied Dr. Mable John during Bastrop Legacy endeavors, hosted media / NPR interviews and toured locals schools with Dr. Mable John.

Lesli Rambin (BayouLife Magazine, 64 Parishes,

   Byway Blues, and KDEM Volunteer)

www.kedm.org 

www.bayoulifemag.com

www.kedm.org/programs/byway-blues

https://64parishes.org/

Accompanied Dr. Mable John during Bastrop Legacy endeavors, conducted interviews including magazine coverage, toured local schools with Dr. Mable John, joined birthday celebration and movie screening.

Vanelis Rivera (BayouLife Magazine)

www.bayoulifemag.com

Conducted interviews including magazine coverage, toured local schools with Dr. Mable John, joined birthday celebration and movie screening.

Professor Carla Yarbrough (CMO, TenOutOfTen, LLC)

https://tenoutoftenllc.com

Accompanied Dr. Mable John during Bastrop Legacy endeavors and

school visits, filmed video coverage during birthday celebration, and attended movie screening.  Assisted with transportation to major events.

Taylor Yakowenko (Anchor, KNOE 8)

www.knoe.com

Supported Dr. Mable John during school visit at Bastrop high school.

Chelsea Jones (KTVE / KARD)

www.myarklamiss.com

Attended Dr. Mable Johns birthday celebration and interviewed her.

 

 

 

 

Hosting Facilities

Rose Theatre  (Staff & Don Mitchell, Artistic Director)

 

www.kedm.org/post/motowns-first-singing-lady-dr-mable-john-brings-home-plans-bastrop  ,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Theatre_(Bastrop,_Louisiana)

Hosted screening of Academy & Grammy winning film, 20 feet from Stardom.

 

Home 2 Suites (Staff & Terry Tugwell, Sponsor)

 

https://home2suites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/louisiana/home2-suites-by-hilton-west-monroe-MLUHTHT/index.html

Provided excellent hotel accommodations

Evans Business Plaza (Ms. Ora Evans, Owner)

 

710 S Washington St, Bastrop, LA, 71220

Hosted an outstanding Dr. Mable John's birthday celebration at the

Evan's Second Chance Center.

China Star Restaurant

 

China Star Ph: (318) 283-1888

 

Hosted a terrific buffet lunch at 2058 E Madison Ave, Bastrop LA

The Fish Market Restaurant

https://thefishmarketrestaurant.business.site/

Fresh delicious seafood, 323 S. Washington St., Bastrop (318) 281-9693

Church Preservation

Stacey Farrar & Mr. Farrar

Neighbors  near Washington Chapel M.E. Church

Saved original artifacts for Dr. Mable John - from Washington Chapel M.E. Church, where Dr. John was christened.