Community Involvement


 

JP Thibodeaux Nissan, Honda and Kia provides jobs for 75 people right here in New Iberia.  Because Acadiana has been so good to us, we believe strongly in giving back to the community and support a number of local organizations. 

 

·       Iberia Parish Project Graduation - J.P. Thibodeaux is a proud Platinum sponsor of the Iberia Parish Project Graduation, a United Community based Graduation Celebration for Catholic High School, Loreauville High School, New Iberia Senior High and Westgate High School Graduates. The celebration creates an exciting and memorable evening for the students in a safe drug/alcohol free atmosphere.

 

·       JP Thibodeaux/Chris Daly Scholarship Fund - J.P. Thibodeaux Automotive and the New Iberia Rotary Club proudly present annual J.P. Thibodeaux/Chris Daly Scholarships to 8 Iberia Parish Seniors who are recognized not only for their academic achievements, but also for their involvement in church, community, school and family.

 

·       New Iberia Gumbo Cookoff - With over 90 participants and over 100 different gumbos to try, The World Famous Gumbo Cookoff has been helping bring business and stimulate New Iberia's economy for decades. The economic impact of the event is conservatively estimated around $2,000,000. The Gumbo Cookoff is held annually the second weekend in October.

 

·       Louisiana Pepperplex Sports Complex - J.P. Thibodeaux is a proud field sponsor of Louisiana Pepperplex, a 65 acre, multi-million dollar sports complex for baseball, softball and soccer.  Located on Sucrose Drive off Highway 90 in New Iberia, the complex contains 8 completed baseball and softball fields, with 6 more to come, 15 soccer fields and several concession stands. Louisiana Pepperplex is the home of the Evangeline Little League and the Iberia Soccer Association. It also attracts area baseball, softball and soccer tournaments which have a major economic impact on Iberia Parish.

 

Because we know that education is the bedrock that our future is built on, JP Thibodeaux Automotive is a supporter of several local high school sports and academic programs.