50 Year club – Teche News Publisher Emeritus Henri C. Bienvenu (right) was inducted into the Louisiana Press Association (LPA) 50-Year Club last week during the association’s Stockholders Luncheon in Baton Rouge. Congratulating him is LPA President Renette Dejoie-Hall. Bienvenu was honored for his 53+ years of newspaper work.(Sally Angelle)
Louisiana Press Association (LPA) members and guests packed the room at the Baton Rouge City Club April 23, at the association’s Stockholders Luncheon.
Governor John Bell Edwards was the keynote speaker.
LPA President Renette Dejoie-Hall, publisher of the Louisiana Weekly, inducted Teche News Publisher/Editor Emeritus Henri C. Bienvenu into the LPA 50-Year Club.
The club recognizes persons with ties to Louisiana newspapers or news websites who have 50 years or more cumulative years of affiliation in some capacity with newspapers.