& Park is owned and operated by Lance and Kelly Pitre, both
locals to the area. They have five children , a dog, cats, some
game birds, chickens, ducks, geese, two donkeys, and sheep.
up in Pa-Ta-Sa, a neighborhood south of Eunice. Pa-Ta-Sa is of Choctaw
origin meaning "flat fish or perch." He went to Eunice
public schools and graduated from Eunice High School where his love
of football began. He continued his education at Louisiana State
University - Eunice for two years and transferred to Louisiana State
University - Baton Rouge where he completed his bachelor's degree
in economics. Lance decided to go one step further. He attained
his law degree from LSU Law School in May of 1999. The many years
of schooling has made Lance a big LSU sports fan.
is not working on one of his many new projects at L'Acadie Inn,
he works on computer hardware, networking and web design. Lance
serves his community by volunteering for the Eunice Economic Development
Board. He is also currently part owner & construction manager
at Lakeview Park.
up in the country in a small community east of Eunice called Swords.
She attended the local St. Edmund Catholic School until she graduated
from high school. Kelly went on to Louisiana State University -
Eunice and later transferred to Louisiana State University - Baton
Rouge as well. She attained a Bachelor's and later her Master's
degree in Speech/ Language Pathology. Kelly is currently not practicing
(except on her own children) but busy running L'Acadie Inn and homeschooling
three very active children.
include cooking, gardening, quilting, reading, and learning to play
Lance and Kelly
lived in Baton Rouge for seven years while in school. They decided
to move back home to Eunice to raise their children and be closer
to both of their families. In July, they will celebrate over 18
years of annoying each other. They love living and working in Eunice
where you can't leave the post office, bank or grocery store without
stopping to say hello to someone. Lance and Kelly hope to promote
and share their Cajun culture with as many people as possible. They
are also avid competitors in the World Championship Crawfish Etouffee
Cookoff and continue to add trophies.
Lance and Kelly
have five, wonderful and sometimes challenging, children -- Matthew,
Heidi, Alain, Camille & Nicolas. The younger children homeschool,
while the older ones attend the local public school. They enjoy
a variety of sports, dance, music, and scouting activities.