LBA Holiday Photo of the Week Challenge: Week 2

  LBA has issued a photo challenge to help spread some holiday cheer! Thank you to those who have answered the challenge for Week 2—send a photo of several co-workers who are in the holiday spirit! Click here for more information on the challenge.

(above, from left) Stacie Guidroz, Tonya Pourciau and Michelle Cannonall from Peoples Bank and Trustshare some holiday spirit, each other’s company and a cup of hot cocoa on a chilly morning.

Community Bank of Louisiana sent a photo of several co-workers who are in the holiday spirit! Pictured (above, from left) are Shelli Dockens, Pam Meshell and Destiny Sepulvado.

Members of Century Next Bank's operations team at the main office are pictured above after playing a white elephant sock exchange game: (front row, from left) Lorie Hamlin, Kathryn Zaunbrecher, (shown on the tiny cutout: Brittany Little), Kellie Coulter, Christy Bishop, (back row, from left) Evan McElduff, Susan Skapura, Elizabeth Halbrook, Lannise Pennington, Suanne Hammons and Jacqueline Jerro.

Community First Bank employees gathered to celebrate a co-worker's retirement. Terri Romero retired after 50 years in banking. Pictured above are: (front row, from left) Samantha Richard, Debra DeRouen, Janie Gross, Robin Bourque, Connie Francois, (second row, from left) Mary Desormeaux, Lucille Wattigny, Darlene LeBlanc, Angela Braham, Helen Moore, Kim Chriss, Benny Menard, Elmo Boudreaux, Terri Romero, Rita Worsham, Joanne Etienne, Larry Hensgens, Annette Davis and Janna LeBlanc.

(above, from left) Courtney Bergeron, customer service representative, Kenny Ramagos, vice president, Debra Ballard, customer service representative, and Debbie Strate, customer service representative supervisor/assistant vice presidentall from Peoples Bank's main office in New Roadsare showing their holiday spirit while decorating the bank's Christmas tree in their holiday masks, shirts and hats.

(above, from left) LBA Controller Phillis Boyd and LBA Administrative Assistant Janet Pitts are showing their holiday spirit!

(above) Investar Bank associates are getting in the holiday spirit at a “Wrap Party” for the gifts donated to the Volunteers of America Hope Under the Tree Program. Investar associates donated Christmas gifts to 14 children and their parents in the Baton Rouge area. Pictured (back row, from left) are Cheryl Williams, Cognos report administrator; Rachel Cherco, chief accounting officer; Jordan Wilkinson, business banking loan documentation manager; Kelli Cruze, loan servicing specialist; Kristy Kaiser, internal audit director; (front row, from left) Misty Banes, accountant; Lisa O’Deay, marketing and communications director; Coni Gay, operations analyst; and Darryl Bercegeay, chief information security officer.

(above, far left) Metairie Bank’s Lorie Bourgeois, collections specialist, and (far right) Rhonda Lecke, loan operations, are pictured with Santa and Mrs. Claus and Toys 4 Tots donations collected by the bank.

(above) Employees of Merchants and Farmers Bank in Leesville are getting into the holiday spirit decorating the bank's tree. Pictured (from left) are Denise Beschoner, Corrina Hilton, Karen Navarro and Brande Williams.

The Community Bank of Louisiana Walker Road Office is in the holiday spirit! Pictured above (from left) are Skylar Hall, customer service representative/teller, Jana Lingruen, assistant branch manager, Amanda Byles, customer service representative/teller, Angela Martinez, branch manager, and Bonnie Jones, customer service representative/teller.