Franklin Rotary Club
TOUR DU TECHE executive director Nicole Patin spoke recently with Franklin Rotarians about the upcoming 135-mile paddling race making a stop in Franklin Saturday. There are 86 boats taking part in Tour du Teche II that begins in Port Barre where Bayou Teche begins and ends in Berwick. Paddlers will be spending the night in Franklin and welcomed with food and entertainment. The community is invited to welcome the paddlers beginning at 3 p.m. on the Bayou at Park sur la Teche. Shown with Patin are Rotarians Parker Templeton, club president; and Patrick Little, CEO of Teche Federal Bank, a major sponsor of the race.