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June 11, 2004

Valdosta - You don't have to travel all the way to Louisiana for a great taste of cajun cookin'.

A Taste of New Orleans is being held at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center Saturday night. Cajun chef Leon Courtney will be serving up a variety of cajun cuisine.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Ray City Mayor's Youth Leadership Institute. "It's geared toward helping young people with leadership skills, we talk about drugs and alcohol prevention, we talk about abstinence, we also give them lessons on career planning and training," said Ray City Mayor Carl Camon.

The show starts at 6:30 Saturday night. Tickets will be available at the door for $38.50.

posted at 1:05 P.M. by ashley.harper@walb.com