Copeland Family Push For Memorial Statue

Originally posted on WGNO:

laf park An Al Copeland Memorial Statue, and music stage could soon be built in Lafreniere Park.

Lafreniere Park is a tranquil place, nestled in the heart of Jefferson Parish.

It features, a two-mile track, a dog park, and the Robert Deviney Jr. Foundation Center.

But it has not had a music stage since Hurricane Katrina.

“I’d be nice to have a nice big stage over there,” park goer Tony Rodriguez said.

If Al Copeland’s family members have their way, there could soon be a stage built for musical performances — and a statue in the late fried chicken king’s image.

“I think the stage is definitely a good idea, it would definitely add something to the park since that’s not something that they have,” park goer Brooke Champagne said.

The Copeland family has been negotiating with Jefferson Parish officials.

They’ve reportedly offered to pay an estimated $150-thousand dollars to build a…

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