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Frequently Asked Questions

We try to anticipate questions you might have about our facility and provide the answers here. If you need additional information contact the Director.

1.

The important question is how much does it cost to book my event?  

  • Upper Floor: $400.00
  • Upper Floor: $500.00 (Including Caterer's Kitchen)
  • Lower Floor: $400.00 (Without Caterer's Kitchen  )
  • Lower Floor: $500.00 (Including Caterer's Kitchen)
  • Both Floors: $800.00 (Including Caterer's Kitchen)
  • Hourly rate: $100.00 per hour-up to two hours (after two hours the regular day rate will be charged.)
  • Deposit:      $300.00 (In addition to the Rental Fee - refund conditions apply.)
  • Discount of 15% reduction in normal rates for DeSoto Parish Taxpayer's for personal or family use!
  • All prices subject to change - please call to verify current fees!

2.

Can I rent just one floor?   If so what is the price of each floor and what is included? 

  • The building can be rented as just the bottom floor, without the Caterer's kitchen.  The cost is $400.00 for the bottom floor only, without the kitchen.  The cost for the bottom floor including use of the Caterer's Kitchen is $500.00.
  • The cost to rent just the upper floor including the use of the stage area is $400.00, to (including the use of the Caterer's Kitchen $500.00.)
  • The cost of renting the Upper & Lower floors with the Caterer's Kitchen is $800.00

3.

Is a deposit required?

  • To reserve the date of your event a deposit of $300.00 is required.  This deposit is a damage deposit.
  • Prior to your event the payment for the actual rental amount is required.
  • Proof of Liability Insurance must be provided - ask the Director for details.

4.

Do DeSoto Parish taxpayers receive a discount?

Yes, if you are a Desoto Parish taxpayer you will receive a 15% reduction in the normal rental rates for personal or family use rental!


5.

What do I need to do now?

  • Contact: Van Reech, Director
  • Email: clistacalhoundirector@yahoo.com
  • Phone: 318.872.0016 during normal business hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and she will assist you in reserving your date.
  • A completed contract is also required. 
  • You can request the forms be sent to you in the mail or by email on the RENTAL FORMS page by emailing us:  CLISTA CENTER

6.

Can I view the required forms for Rental, Rules & Regulations, Decorations and Cancellation on line?

  • Yes, you can view the forms on the RENTAL FORMS page.
  • Yes, you can view the  RULES AND REGULATIONS under the DETAILS section.
  • Yes, you can view the DECORATIONS form under the DETAILS section.
  • Yes, you can view the CANCELLATION form under the DETAILS section.

7.

Is security required for my event, and how do I arrange for their hiring and payment.

  • The Director of the Clista A. Calhoun Center will determine the number of officers required, arrange for their hiring and make certain that they are paid.  The Director will advise the cost to hire the security required and the Lessee must make payment in of the amount required at the time of payment of the rental balance due.  Security fees are required to be paid in "CASH." No event will be allowed to occur without all payments complete as agreed.

8.

How do I become a Preferred Vendor, and have my business listed on the Clista A. Calhoun Center website and provided to all rental prospects as a vendor.

  • You can complete the Preferred Vendor form online here: VENDOR FORM , the fee to be listed on our Preferred Vendor list and to have your business added to the Clista A. Calhoun website is $100.00, this fee can be paid online by Paypal or using your credit card. Please use the donation option button shown at the bottom of the VENDOR FORM page.