Pamela Stein LaFontaine has been named Executive Director of the D’Iberville St. Martin Chamber of Commerce effective October 2, 2018. LaFontaine, originally from D’Iberville has worked in photography and advertising sales at the local newspaper (The Biloxi D’Iberville Press) for over 30 years; has real estate and Insurance experience. She is the daughter of one the founders of the D’Iberville St. Martin Area Chamber of Commerce, Charles R. (Bob) and Shannon Fournier Stein. Stein served the Chamber as the First President in 1974.
LaFontaine has served the chamber on the Board of Directors, prior to being named the Executive Director. She recently produced a promotional Welcome Center Booklet “Discover D’Iberville” promoting the city and chamber, featuring many businesses.
LaFontaine is married to Paul LaFontaine, Sr. of Pass Christian. They have three children; Amanda LaFontaine of Houston, Texas, Paul (Lauren Nelson) LaFontaine ll of Saucier, and Patrick (Kalie Williams) LaFontaine of Long Beach. They have 3 granddaughters.
“I am so proud to accept this position, to take the helm of the chamber in the next chapter of D’Iberville and the St. Martin area’s booming growth” LaFontaine said. “I look forward to serving and promoting the businesses in our area. I want to personally work with all of our chamber members to promote all that we have to offer.”
“The D’Ibervile St. Martin Chamber has an awesome, strong, working Board of Directors and I am proud to be a part of this organization".
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The D'Iberville/St. Martin Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Traditional Jewelers and The Scarlet Pearl Resort and Casino present Diamonds and Ice. Join us for an evening of elegance and sip on a signature cocktail that may contain one of two half carat diamonds! Each cocktail will contain an ice cube that will either have a diamond or a cubic zirconia in it. Traditional Jewelers will be on hand to appraise each stone. Each ticket comes with one complimentary cocktail with limited additional cocktail tickets available for purchase at the door. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served around stunning ice sculptures along with a band and cash bar. Dress is black tie/formal wear or cocktail dress only. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to the D'Iberville chapter of the Mississippi Center for Autism and Related Developmental Disabilities. The Scarlet Pearl will be offering a "Take the Elevator Home" special on their rooms for this night only. To book a room at the Scarlet Pearl for this event, use the code GDB1201 on their website. The rate for Friday night with this code is $109 + tax. Only 200 tickets total will be sold for this spectacular event. You may purchase your tickets at https://dsmchamber.com/diamonds-and-ice or on Event Brite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diamonds-ice-tickets-49677123614 so get your tickets now! Doors open @ 6:30pm November 30, 2018 at the Scarlet Pearl Casino. For more details please contact the D'Iberville/St. Martin Chamber Chair Person Sissy Andrews at 228-860-6205.
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