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  • LAFCAA Thanksgiving

    November is one of the best months of the year. The football season is in full swing, the weather is wonderful in South Louisiana, and the holiday season gets started with my personal favorite, Thanksgiving (lots of good food and no gift buying decisions!).  November is also the month that Americans highlight all of the things for which they are thankful.   Read More

  • Geaux Pink!

    October is GEAUX PINK month at Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction! That means that our staff will wear GEAUX PINK t-shirts at each sale in honor of breast cancer awareness and to stress the importance of early detection. We will also do various fund-raising during the month to support the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.   Read More

  • LAFCAA's Giving Back!

    We are very pleased to have been voted the 2014 “Most Charitable” auction by dealers who responded to the Used Car News Best of the Auctions readers’ poll. We raise funds and awareness for many charities throughout the year and are grateful to our staff, vendors and customers for their generosity and willingness to give time and time again. We recently helped a young cancer survivor generate over $4200 for St.   Read More

  • Raegan's Roariors

    It’s hard to believe that summer is already drawing to a close. Schools are beginning fall sessions, and everyone is anxiously awaiting the arrival of cooler weather. Here at 1st Choice we are busy with final preparations for our last summer event, our 5th Annual Tail Gate Sale, featuring over 700 vehicles on August 26.   Read More

  • Summer Fun

    In case you hadn't noticed, there’s a lot of activity this summer at Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction. We continue our facility improvements with a completed paving project adding more consignment parking for 800-1200 vehicles and an expanded transport lot. We have two employees graduating from Auction Academy after two years of studying, traveling and networking with other independent auction professionals in our industry.   Read More

  • 12th Anniversary Sale

    During the past couple of weeks we have been basking in the glow of our fantastic 12th Anniversary Sale and during all of the excitement I began thinking about our values again. For those of you reading my message for the first time, or may have forgotten, we base our vision and mission on five basic values. Those values are; integrity, quality, innovation, accountability, and collaboration.   Read More

  • Happy 12th Louisiana's 1st Choice Auto Auction

    Happy 12th Anniversary to Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction! Although it’s been twelve years since that sunny May day in 2002 when we ran 192 vehicles and sold 75 of them, it seems like it just happened. We still have some of our original employees and auctioneers/ringmen with us including; Patty Dwyer, Linda Castillo, Nora Bennett, Jack Armstrong, T.   Read More

  • Outstanding People

    “Outstanding Service Begins With Outstanding People.” That is our motto here at Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction and we believe it! Our people go out of their way to make the auction experience a positive one for our customers. One of the things that we do well here is taking “ownership” of customers’ problems or issues.   Read More

  • Note Title Here Links Inside

    “Summary here outstanding Service Begin’s With Outstanding People” That is our mottlo here at Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction and we believe it!   Read More

  • This Spring Brings Growing Families

    I have been waiting for winter to end for weeks but for some reason nature has chosen to ignore our calendar! Spring is the time of year when we feel the miracle of renewal as the plants and flowers bloom, the birds start singing, and the butterflies shed their cocoons. It is a time of hope and optimism.   Read More

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