LULING – Sheriff Greg Champagne had the honor of presenting a plaque of appreciation to several businesses that provided assistance to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Those recognized at a staff meeting on June 15, 2022 were:
AT&T FirstNet – Ronny Caluda, Director of Sales & Lindsay Scclafini, Director of Sales
AT&T FirstNet quickly deployed satellite service trucks to the parish to restore communication systems for first responders.
Baron Oil – Joey Murray and Blake Murray
Mr. Joey Murray responded to fuel needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida by keeping his store in Destrehan open for Sheriff’s Office units to refuel, allowing the SCSO to continue to serve the parish. Mr. Blake Murray ensured the store was manned around the clock to keep it operational for the fuel needs of the Sheriff’s Office.
NAPA Auto Parts – Keith Belcher, Sales Manager and Joei Celino, Salesperson
NAPA Auto Parts – The Boone Group provided various parts, equipment, and supplies needed to stay operational after Hurricane Ida, even when their store was closed due to damage.
Tiger Tech Equipment – Jeff Robichaux, Sales Rep
Tiger Tech Equipment responded immediately to Hurricane Ida and repaired generators at Headquarters and the Communications Center to help keep SCSO operational.
Valero Energy Corporation – Taryn Rogers, Community Relations and Government Affairs Manager
Rogers provided several meals to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office during Hurricane Ida relief efforts when many areas of St. Charles Parish were without basic utilities and many stores were closed .
Wal-Mart – Darlene, Manager
Boutte Walmart donated several items and supplies to the Sheriff’s Office to open a temporary emergency daycare center for employees during Hurricane Ida recovery efforts. This allowed employees to continue serving the parish. This came at a critical time when many areas of the parish were still without power and most of the area’s child care centers were not operational.
United Cajun Navy – Todd Terrell, President
The United Cajun Navy organized many meals and truckloads of supplies for officers and the community. Members continuously assisted the SCSO on a daily basis while Hurricane Ida relief operations were still underway.