2024 PSL Family Reunion
The Prejean - Sonnier - LeBlanc Family Reunion
19th Bi-Annual PSL Family Reunion in Lafayette, LA July 12-14, 2024
Dear Family, The Louisiana Family is very excited to welcome you to another fun-filled reunion. We look forward to reuniting once again with our relatives from near and far over the weekend of July 12-14, 2024 in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Host Hotels: Lafayette, Louisiana
Group Rates - PSL Family Reunion Group Rates - Room Rates listed here are based on availability, plus applicable taxes and fees per night, per room. Limited rooms available. Book your hotel reservation TODAY!
NOTE: Our reunion is taking place during Lafayette's peak baseball tournament and festival season.
Hotel rooms in the Lafayette area book up quickly. More than 1 hotel is offered in case the Doubletree Lafayette sells out and to offer some affordable options. Must book by June 1, 2024 Edit stay dates as needed. Cr. Card guarantee to hold your reservation. Your card will not be charged until check out.
>DOUBLETREE LAFAYETTE - 1521 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 70503 - Currently booked. Keep checking for availability.
Complimentary Airport Shuttle 24 hrs/7 days a week (airport only) Must call the hotel in advance to reserve pickup/drop off. No pets.
2 Double beds $159.00 per night (1-4 people) OR 1 King bed $179.00 per night (1-2 people)
Cancellation policy 48 hrs. prior to arrival to avoid 1 night penalty. Must book by June 1, 2024.
Or contact Denise at email email@example.com or text 713.560.3284 for a hotel quote or to book your room at this property. >COMFORT SUITES OIL CENTER - 114 Rue Fernand Lafayette, LA 70508 near the Doubletree Lafayette across the street.. Complimentary Breakfast. No airport shuttle. No pets allowed. 1 Bed or 2 Beds both room types include a sleeper sofa $125.00 per night (1-4 people). Cancellation policy 48 hrs. prior to arrival to avoid 1 night penalty. Must book by June 1, 2024. Book your room for the PSL Family Reunion by calling 337-456-8390 or using this link https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/JX73A6
Our meet and greet, pick up your reunion packets and T shirts on Friday July 12, 2024 between 5-8 pm in the hotel’s meeting room will take place at this location.
>COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT LAFAYETTE AIRPORT - 214 E. Kaliste Sloom Road Lafayette, LA 70508 neat the Doubletree Lafayette Complimentary airport shuttle & 5 mi radius of hotel. No pets allowed. 1 King Bed and a sofa sleeper or 2 Queen Beds $139.00 per night (1-4 people). Cancellation policy 48 hrs prior to arrival to avoid 1 night penalty. Must book by June 1, 2024. Group Code: PSL Family Reunion IPO Click here to book online: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1696906353436&key=GRP&app=resvlink or by calling +1 337-232-5005
or contact Denise at email firstname.lastname@example.org or cell/text 713.560.3284. My travel supplier may have inventory at comparable group rates. I can also book current Doubletree Lafayette online non group room rates that may price comparable to the group rate for you at my Hilton travel agent portal. NOTE: Due to current high demand the group block rates may not be available. Doubletree Lafayette bookings made through Hilton Hotels (not a third party travel site) may be able to be pulled into the group block at a later date at group rate based on availability. No guarantee. Also, check for a Hilton Honors, Senior, AARP rate if the group rate is no longer available.
Reunion Event: Our main family event will take place on Saturday July 13, 2024 at Rock ‘n Bowl de Lafayette 905 Jefferson St. Lafayette, Louisiana from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (Private Suites) with a meal being served along with bowling, music and dancing.
Rock n Bowl de Lafayette has limited free parking available on the lot in front and back of the property. Arrive early to get checked in for the event and secure your parking space. Additional parking: City of Lafayette Parc-Auto Centre-Ville Garage (530 parking spots) in after 4:30 pm approx. $5 parking per car located at
121 E Vermillion Street, 3 blocks from Rock n Bowl de Lafayette.
View a tour of the venue and the private suites where our event will take place:
Everyone is welcome to stay after our reunion event to continue to enjoy the music and dancing.
Wear your Reunion T-Shirt.
Our Reunion is less than 1 year away. Register TODAY!
Must register and pay in full by June 14, 2024. Please complete and submit your registration form as soon as possible. This will allow us to have a headcount in time to make adequate arrangements for our reunion. Due to the popularity of this event, we may sell out. Avoid disappointment register NOW!
Please Note: If you did not register and pay in advance to attend the reunion, we have limited capacity reserved for our event based on payments received by the deadline. Unpaid event admittance at the door, day of the reunion event, is based on availability and current rates. Once we meet our group capacity limit, we may be unable to accommodate additional day of event arrivals (payments) into our group event due to fire codes and space limits.
To help defray the cost of the reunion and make it as affordable as possible for everyone, we are offering the following fundraising promotions:
• EXPIRED Early Bird Registration Raffle Promo - 1 FREE room night toward a 2 night minimum hotel booking and stay within the reunion hotel group block. The lead names for all paid in full reservations received by Jan. 31, 2023 will be included in the raffle. One lucky winner’s name will be drawn on Saturday night at the reunion. Must be present to win. Non-transferable. No cash value. Not applicable toward a future hotel stay.
•ONGOING PSL Reunion Family Zazzle Store - PSL Family Crest keepsake items (not specific to the 2024 Reunion): T Shirt, Face Mask, Ball Cap, Tote Bag, Coffee Mug, Bottle Cooler, etc. featuring the PSL Family Crest are being offered in various sizes, colors and other available product types with the proceeds going toward the cost of the reunion. Zazzle frequently runs discount promos for reduced pricing. Click here to view current promos, keepsake items and purchase your PSL Family Crest keepsake items TODAY online https://www.zazzle.com/store/pslreunion - ONGOING Football Pot Fundraiser - Look for announcements on when and how to participate in this exciting fundraiser! Check this Facebook page and join this group for the latest information on this fundraiser and the 2024 reunion https://www.facebook.com/groups/558514640849521/about/ or contact LaRee Trepagnier to purchase your square(s) at 310-770-2058 or email her at: email@example.com - COMPLETED California Casino Bus Trip Fundraiser Saturday, April 1st, 2023 contact LaRee Trepagnier to sign-up or for more information at 310-770-2058 or email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment is due by March 18, 2023.
- Auction Online - Our First Auction Opened August 25, 2022 10 AM CDT and
Closed Sept. 25, 2022 8 PM CDT. If you own a business, know a business, or have an item of value (event tickets, gift cards, art object, jewelry, etc.) or a service (photo session, exercise class, music lesson, hair services, etc.) that you would like to donate to our auction, please click the link below.
- Vendor Tables - The reunion event space is not able to accommodate vendor tables
- Talent Competition - The talent competition is no longer needed due to Rock n Bowl provides the band at our reunion event location. Also, there is a large amount of entertainment available within the Lafayette area. Event space does not allow for a talent competition.
- Sponsorship - if you would like to sponsor a reunion event/item and receive recognition at our reunion and in our Reunion Souvenir Book, please contact one of the Planning Committee members or make a donation at this link: https://pslfamilyreunion.betterworld.org/donate-an-item
- Reunion Bag Giveaways - If you own a business or know of a business that you can reach out to provide giveaway items (incl bags) for our reunion bags (approx. 200) to promote their business, please contact TBA
- Souvenir Book - 2024 PSL Souvenir Book Photos, Creole Recipes and ADs:
We need your photo announcements, notices, business/personal Ads and Creole recipes by Dec. 1, 2023.
Please provide your birth, wedding, anniversary, special accomplishments, graduation announcements, death notices that include a photo for events that have occurred since our last reunion in 2022.
Oldest Prejean-Sonnier-LeBlanc, Frenchtown, ancestors and past reunion (group) photos: Please provide the first/last name and age of the current oldest family member and the name of the branch (Prejean-Sonnier-LeBlanc) that they belong to for the photos submitted to Denise or Patricia at the email address below.
Reunion Souvenir Book Ads: are now available for purchase. View rates, order and pay for your business AD, business card AD or a personal AD to honor a relative or recognize a special occasion/accomplishment by Dec 1, 2023 at this link https://form.jotform.com/222086256298059 and then upload your AD or business card photo at the link below.
PSL Family Creole Recipes - Do you have a favorite family Creole recipe or a recipe that was handed down through the generations to share with us? Please email the recipe in a word document by Dec 1, 2023. Also upload a photo of the ancestor if applicable for the recipe submitted to the photo link below.
Use Password: Reunionphotos2024#
Be sure to also send a message to Denise and Patricia at email@example.com with the first/last name and date of the event if applicable for the photo submitted if this information is not included on the photo. PSL Family Creole Cooking Online Classes - Would you like to share how you prepare a Creole dish on an online video call? Please send a email with your name, contact info and the name of the dish that you would like to teach how to prepare to: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to sign up to view the remaining series of cooking classes, please pay a $20 fee to receive a code/link to join the classes online click here to pay by June 9, 2023 https://form.jotform.com/230276312855152
2024 PSL FAMILY REUNION ONLINE CREOLE COOKING CLASSES FUNDRAISER
SCHEDULE - JUNE, 2023
Saturday, June 3, 1pm – 2pm
Tracy Lyman – New Orleans Oyster Patties
Saturday, June 10 (2 classes), 1pm – 2pm
Chef Raleigh-Yearby – Shrimp & Crab Stuffed Mirlitons
(A squash that has been grown in Louisiana for 200 years)
Saturday July 1, 1-2 pm
Chef Heir – Collard Green Dip & Soul Egg Rolls
Saturday, June 17, 1pm – 2pm
Chef Frank Williams - Jambalaya
Saturday, June 24. 1pm – 2pm
Patricia Lange – Rice Dressing (Black/Dirty Rice)
Thank you to the Chef's/Cooks for volunteering their time and talent to benefit our reunion.
We hope that you are excited about our 2024 Reunion and will make your plans now to attend. We look forward to working with you to make this a very successful reunion.
Expenses and Registrations: