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The LeBlanc Family Reunion in Louisiana
(13 and 14 August 1999)

As part of the 2nd World Acadian Congress,  the LeBlancs organised its family reunion in the city of Erath in Louisiana, U.S.A. on August 13 and 14, 1999. On that occasion, the Association des LeBlanc of Acadia was represented by its president, Louis H. LeBlanc of Dieppe, New-Brunswick, Canada while the Famille de LeBlanc of Louisiana, U.S.A. was represented by its president, Presley LeBlanc. During the festivities, the members of the LeBlanc family were immensely pleased to be given the opportunity to greet His Excellency Roméo A. LeBlanc, Governor General of Canada. The following pictures depict some of the activities of the reunion.
 

 
LeBlanc-Ouverture(r).jpg (48389 bytes) The opening ceremony. On the left, Presley LeBlanc, president of the Famille de LeBlanc of Louisiana. On the right, Louis H. LeBlanc, president of the Association des LeBlanc of Acadia.
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His Excellency Roméo A. LeBlanc, Governor General of Canada (2nd from the right), at the opening ceremony of the LeBlanc family reunion.
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His Excellency Roméo A. LeBlanc circulating among the participants at the LeBlanc family reunion.
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Some of the reunion organisers. At the wheel, Relie LeBlanc of Louisiana. Standing next to him, Simon LeBlanc and Louis H. LeBlanc of Dieppe.
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Part of the crowd that attended the festivities at the Erath Civic Park.
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A participant discusses with Louis H. LeBlanc of Dieppe.
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Stephen White, the genealogist of the Université de Moncton in Moncton, New-Brunswick, Canada visiting the genealogy room during the LeBlanc family reunion.
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Visitors from Dieppe at the festivities: from left to right, Huberte Gauvin-LeBlanc, Bernard LeBlanc, Paul Gaudet, Louis LeBlanc and Lucie LeBlanc.
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Preparing the meal. Paul LeBlanc of Memramcook, New-Brunswick exchanges culinary views with the chef.

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