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Inniswold Estates Jefferson Terrace Civic Association

P.O. Box 82563
Baton Rouge, LA 70884



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Fall 2017 Yard of the Season

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on November 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Congratulations to Denny and Michelle Lazarus on winning this fall’s Yard of the Season award. Their yard at 9966 East Inniswold features a beautiful display of interesting and colorful plants. Denny is quite the gardener and enjoys planting a variety of plants including Blue Sky Vine, Ligularia (Tractor Seat Plant), Marigolds, Clerodendrum, and Cat Whiskers. Their yard put on quite a show!


The Lazaruses were awarded a $25 gift card courtesy of Clegg’s Nur...

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Summer 2017 Yard of the Season

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on August 7, 2017 at 11:10 PM

Congratulations to Pete Peterson at 10903 Ridgely Road on winning this summer's Yard of the Season award. Many of our neighbors greet Mr. Peterson daily, as he works year-round on his front yard. His incredible garden is filled with many beautiful blooms and greenery, including: althea, pentas, passion vines, coleus, bloodleaf banana trees, geraniums, salvia and begonias. The many shades of red and purple blooms are the highlight of his personal oasis. Mr. Peterson was awarded a $25 gift card...

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March 2017 General Membership Meeting

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on March 13, 2017 at 11:05 PM

IEJT General Membership meeting 3/13/2017

The General Membership meeting was very well-attended, and we appreciate all those who attended. We had expected Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome to be at the meeting; her office had confirmed with us several weeks ago. Unfortunately, she did not show up nor did we receive any communication from her office regarding her appearance.

Our Metro Council representative, Matt Watson, DID show up, with one of his aides, Jonathan Tittlebaum. M...

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2016 Christmas Yard of the Season

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on January 4, 2017 at 11:30 AM

The winners of the Christmas Yard of the Season were Civic Association Members Paula & Roy Dollar, who with daughter Leah created an imaginative holiday display!


Featured were large figures of Rudolph, Santa, Frosty, a polar bear, a weiner dog and a pink pig, and Leah's favorite, an elephant giving Santa a ride. Candy canes enclosed the display.


Board Treasurer Danielle Bowen presented the Dollard with a Clegg's gift certificate and the yard sign...

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2016 Fall Yard of the Season

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on November 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM

Congratulations to Debra S on Sharlane, the winner of the IEJT 2016 Fall Yard of the Season! 

Debra and her husband John moved into their home in 1981, and the yard has been a work in progress ever since.  The yard currently is full of fall colors and blooms. 

Some of the many plants that can be found are chrysanthemums, pansies, roses, petunias, marigolds, hibiscus, mandevilla, and even and old-fashioned potato plant!   

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2016 Summer Yard of the Season

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on September 16, 2016 at 5:20 PM

Congratulations to Ian Galeski and wife Dawn Carino, whose home on Cherrywood was selected as the 2016 IEJT Summer Yard of the Season!



Ian is the gardener of the house and he has put together a peaceful back patio area with plants that naturally repel mosquitoes.



The front entry area has large elephant ear plants on each side, and of course, the statue of the greyhound dog with Mardi Gras beads! The statue looks ...

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2016 Annual Jambalaya Lunch

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on September 15, 2016 at 8:35 PM

The Inniswold Estates/Jefferson Terrace (IEJT) Civic Association hosted its annual neighborhood jambalaya luncheon Sunday, September 11, 2016, at the Jefferson Terrace Pool.

This event provides an opportunity for neighbors to get together and meet each other, and this year for those neighbors hosting friends or relatives who were flooded, it provided a much appreciated day off from cooking!

Many thanks to JT Pool.   If anyone is interested in pool memb...

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Spring 2016 Yard of the Season

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on June 13, 2016 at 6:15 PM

Congratulations to Steven Vidrine, 4922 Tealwood, the winner of the spring Yard of the Season!  

We had several additional excellent nominations that we wish to recognize, including Bruce Raff at 4652 Idlewood; Ian Gileski at 5516 Cherrywood; Jerome Plauche at 9873 Hillyard; Liza Fazio at 4913 Tealwood; Pete Peterson at 10903 Ridgely.

Please check out each of these yards!  We are proud of all our neighbors' efforts. 

Some ph...

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2016 General Membership Meeting

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on March 30, 2016 at 3:55 PM

The Board held the annual General Membership Meeting at Jefferson United Methodist Church on Monday, March 28, 2016.


Here are some photos of the meeting, and further down, meeting notes:




Board Member Stan Leblanc with Carey Chauvin of BR Dept of Development:

Treasurer Danielle Bowen with Board Member Nad...

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Christmas 2015 Yard Decoration Winner

Posted by Meaghan Beadle on January 2, 2016 at 8:50 PM

THE winner of the IEJT Christmas Lights contest is: 

Roger and Sally Abbott at 8778 Field!

We also wish to mention our other nominated yards:

Joe and Eva Temple at 5065 Floynell

Timothy Martin at 9867 E Inniswold 

Paul and Katie Guidry at 8653 Sharlane

And a special mention to Chris Reine board member on Landsbury with laser lights!

Congratulations to the Abbots. And also to all the other nominated yards;...

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