[ October 1, 2013 to November 1, 2013. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort has announced dates for its 2013 fall season annual Coats for Kids Drive. The drive will begin Tuesday, October 1, and end Friday, November 1. Paragon will collect new or slightly worn coats and jackets of any color and size, with buttons or zippers. Donations may be dropped off [...]
[ September 26, 2013 to September 27, 2013. ] On September 26th and 27th Louisiana College will be hosting the Rapides Parish College Fair on campus in the Granberry Conference Room from 8am – 8pm.
There will be 29 various colleges and universities on campus with admissions recruiters and their schools information. We are expecting 1500 students from public and private schools around Rapides Parish.
[ October 5, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Inglewood Farm will be hosting Keepin’ It Local, a fall market kick-off event on October 5th, 2013 from 9 am – 2 pm at the Inglewood Harvest Barn at 6233 Old Baton Rouge Highway, Alexandria, Louisiana.
Featuring Inglewood’s full produce market, farm activities, hayride, guest growers, guest presenters and more, admission is free and open to [...]
[ October 2, 2013 to October 3, 2013. ] Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will hold public meetings in Concordia, Tensas, Morehouse and Union parishes October 2-3 to answer questions from local residents about their utilities.
“I invite citizens to attend and discuss any concerns they may have about their electricity, natural gas and other utility services,” Campbell said.
Campbell will hold his town meetings [...]
[ October 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will bring many changes to the healthcare system this year. In order to educate the public on the PPACA, Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition (LHEC) representative Wesley Watkins will be speaking at the Main Library on October 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.
Watkins will [...]
[ October 15, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] T.R.E.E. House has partnered with Sci-port as well as the Central Louisiana Community Foundation to bring you an hour of non-stop science action! Here is how it will work. The exhibit will be divided into two sections, Robot World and the Science Carnival. If you have more than 50 students then your group will be [...]
[ September 29, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
[ September 27, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] All are invited, especially the young folks, to Allen Acres to view the butterflies. You should see adults, caterpillars, chrysalis (cocoons), and eggs of several different kinds of butterflies from skippers to large swallowtails and tagging of monarchs. Yes, we will capture, apply a tag, and then release some monarchs. Hopefully, some of the tagged [...]
[ October 21, 2013; ] The Peacekeeper Coallition, Inc. (Neighborhood Watch Meeting) is schedule for Monday, October 21st At Homewood Baptist Church located on Tennessee Ave. at Hynson Street, Alexandria, La. at 6:00 p.m.
Any questions contact: (318) 442-7884
[ October 18, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Registration is now open for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce inaugural Women in Business Conference is set for Friday, October 18th from 7:30am to 2:00pm at the Alexander Fulton Hotel located at 701 Fourth Street in downtown Alexandria. Keynote speakers for the event include Simone Bruni, owner of The Demo Diva Demolition in New Orleans and the Honorable [...]