Category Archives: Community News

Ribbon Cutting Held at Paradise Children’s Clinic

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A Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony is held this morning at the Paradise Children’s Clinic on the Monroe Highway. The clinic has been open for about six months.
It serves children age newborns through 21 and provides a variety of services. These range from routine wellness exams to assistance with problems including ADHD.
It’s staffed by [...]

Go Red for Women Tomorrow

The Riverfront Center will be seeing red tomorrow morning.
It’s the Annual Go Red for Women event featuring celebrity waiters, health screenings, a silent auction and much more. It’s all to save women from the number one killer in the US: heart disease.
The event begins at the riverfront at 10:30am.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/12/14

LDWF Enforcement Division Welcomes 13 New Agents at Graduation

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First Row from Left to Right: Lance Fox, Jeffrey Farmer, Todd Abshire, John Hattaway, William Bartlett, and Richard Bean. Back Row from Left to Right: Col. Joey Broussard, Joshua Harris, Tyler Wheeler, Jake Hoover, Kyle Wagner, Max Wilkinson, Lucas Hidalgo, and Major Spencer Cole.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Law Enforcement Academy today, [...]

Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration & City of Natchitoches Team Up for Fourth of July

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[ July 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Steering Committee has partnered with the City of Natchitoches to present an All-American Fourth of July at Celebration on the Cane on Friday, July 4, 2014 in downtown Natchitoches. The free event will feature a classic car show, food, music, fireworks and fun.
The festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. with [...]

Business AfterOurs: Southern Creations

[ June 19, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Please join Southern Creations Catering & the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce for an evening of fun, hor d’oeuvres, and networking.

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, 208 Main Street, Pineville,Louisiana

Southern Creations is a full service catering company, and its goal is to offer you the best possible food and service available anywhere.  Join us [...]

Gallery Talk and Three Opening Exhibits at Lake Charles City Hall

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[ June 20, 2014 to August 23, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host three new art exhibitions at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. An opening reception will be held Friday, June 20. The doors will open at 5:30pm with a gallery talk by artist, Mark Messersmith, beginning at 6pm.  The event is open [...]

Leesville Municipal Golf Course to Host A Round To Remember Event

[ June 28, 2014; ] LEESVILLE-The Leesville Municipal Golf Course is set to host A Round To Remember golf outing benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association on June 28, 2014.

The day’s activities will be a 9-hole 2 man scramble to tee off at 8 a.m. June 28, 2014. The cost is $25 per golfer, with 100 percent of the fee going to [...]

Floral design class to begin June 14

[ June 14, 2014 to June 28, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, June 14.

The course will be taught on June 14, 21 and 28 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master’s Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches. The cost is $200 plus a [...]

Summer Enrichment & Recreation Program

[ June 9, 2014 to June 25, 2014. ] Leesville, LA— The MLK Center will hold its Summer Enrichment & Recreation Program from June 9, 2014 thru July 25, 2014. The program is scheduled to take place Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 12:30pm, and is open to all youth from grades 1st – 6th.

Questions regarding this matter may be directed to the MLK [...]

Alexandria Mall’s “Kids, Inc.” program to be hosted for third year

Alexandria, LA—Alexandria Mall is hosting the third year of Kids, Inc., a program to promote retail entrepreneurism among today’s youth.  Kids ranging from six to fifteen-years old are invited to participate in the program.
Winning Kids, Inc. participants will have the opportunity to set up shop at Alexandria Mall to learn about business, make money, and [...]