Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Entergy Supports Lake Charles Events


LAKECHARLES—Mr. Anthony “Chip” Arnould, Regional Customer Service Manager for Entergy, presented Mayor Randy Roach with a check for $10,000 in support of several of the City’s community events as well as environmental programs. Programs such as Team Green, Downtown at Sundown, Red White Blue & You, and the Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration rely [...]

Cajun Prairie Summer/Fall Meeting And Tours

[ September 7, 2013; ] Cajun Prairie Summer/Fall Meeting And Tours, Saturday Sept 7, 2013 in Eunice, La
8:00 AM:  Tours of Duralde Restored Prairie.   Directions: Take LA 13 north out of Eunice and after crossing a bridge, go about 1.5 miles and turn left onto La 374.  If coming from the north on La 13, about 6 miles south of [...]

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Members to hold Town Hall Meeting


[ August 29, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] WHAT: The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC) will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the 2013 legislative session and begin developing a 2014 legislative agenda and action agenda.

WHEN: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 29

WHERE: Peabody Magnet High School, D.A. Anderson Auditorium, 2727 Jones Avenue, Alexandria, LA 71302

WHO: Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus chairwoman [...]

Free 10-week workshop at CLTCC


[ September 12, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Alexandria, La. – There’s more than just cool weather on the way for CENLA this fall. The Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC), together with the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is excited to launch a new, free workshop across six of CLTCC’s campuses.

Beginning this September, Lean Launchpad – a 10-session business workshop based [...]

1st Annual Old School Jam

[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxillary of Bishop D.F. Desmond Council/ Court #91 are hosting their 1st Annual Old School Jam featuring “Tony Groove ” at the Alexandria Convention Hall on Friday, August 30, 2013. Doors open at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. To purchase tickets you [...]

The ALS Association To Host Walk To Defeat ALS In Shreveport


[ October 5, 2013; ] SHREVEPORT, La. ­ The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter will host its annual Walk to Defeat ALS in Shreveport on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Betty Virginia Park.

All funds raised at the Walk to Defeat ALS benefit The ALS Association and its mission to find a cure for ALS and improve life for those with the [...]

FOTAZ Members Only: Ice Cream Zooesta


[ September 26, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] FOTAZ Members – be the first to experience our NEWEST exhibit in this exclusive member preview!
Enjoy an ice cream treat and explore the new LAND OF THE JAGUAR!
Sunday, September 22, 2013, 6pm – 8pm
Must be a CURRENT FOTAZ MEMBER at the time of the event to attend.

Not a current member?  Join / Renew by clicking [...]

Volunteers Needed for the Resource Advisory Council Committee

Pineville, La. – Kisatchie National Forest is looking for volunteers to serve on the  Kisatchie Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). The purpose of the RAC is to review and vote on project proposals associated with the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (SRS). Projects must be on or beneficial to the management of the Kisatchie [...]

Notary prep course to start Aug. 29

NATCHITOCHES – A notary exam prep course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, Aug. 29. The class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in South Hall.
The fee for the class is $349, which does not include textbooks.
The 44-hour [...]

“Crandles II” at Coughlin-Saunders


[ August 31, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]