Category Archives: Events

Rapides Regional Events March 2014

[ March 8, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] March 8: American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, 9 a.m., Big Island at City Park. Activities begin at 8 a.m. with the 5K walk set to begin at 9 a.m. Follow the signs and join the Rapides Regional Medical Center team as it participates in this annual event. Survivors can stop by the Rapides Regional Heart [...]

Natchitoches To Honor Colonial Heritage in March

[ March 8, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Tricentennial celebration for the oldest city in Louisiana continues with a celebration of Colonial Heritage throughout the month of  March.

March 8, 2014

10AM   Historic Walking Tour of the National Historic Landmark District

Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will offer guided walking tours of downtown Natchitoches.  Tours will begin at the [...]

Yarn Bombers Hit Third Street in Downtown Alexandria Sunday

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[ March 9, 2014; ] Third Street gets “yarn bombed” in preparation for Cenla Chamber of Commerce’s 100th Anniversary Parade. On Sunday, March 9 at 1:30PM, Yarn Bombers will be decorating street lights, electric poles and trees with beautifully knitted wraps, displaying the colors of the Chamber of Commerce’s logo.

The knits will mark the parade route the Chamber, along with [...]

Glenmora Friends of the Library Bake and Book Sale

[ March 10, 2014 to March 15, 2014. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The Glenmora Friends of the Library will host a Bake and Book Sale at the Glenmora Rapides Parish Library. The event dates and times are as follows: March 10, 12, & 14, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. March 11, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. March 13, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. March 15, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The sale will be [...]

BARK SPAY-ghetti Lunch

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[ March 11, 2014; ]

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Chamber Strategic Luncheon featuring LA Secretary of State Tom Schedler

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[ March 12, 2014; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] Please join us at the Chamber’s March Strategic Luncheon featuring the Louisiana Secretary of State. Tom Schedler will explain his latest initiative, the GeauxBiz Portal that will allow new businesses to register online one time with three different required state agencies through the Department’s GeauxBiz website.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Diamond Grill, 924 3rd Street, Alexandria.  [...]

LSA Scholarship Program Underway

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[ March 12, 2014 to April 1, 2014. ] Today, Sheriff William Earl Hilton announces the opening of the application process for the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Program.  Applications will be accepted until close of business April 1st, 2014.

“Education is so important for success in today’s world.  This program demonstrates our (Sheriff’s) confidence in our future leaders, Louisiana’s youth” said Sheriff Hilton.

The LSA Scholarship [...]

PRAL Scholarships Available

[ March 12, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) is seeking college student applicants for two $1,000 scholarships to be presented to juniors who are studying public relations and/or communications.

The William “Bill” Michelet Scholarship and Jack Sanders Scholarship are awarded annually in honor of two Louisiana pioneers in the professional field of public relations.  Each scholarship is [...]

LSUA to Hold Job Fair

[ March 13, 2014; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] LSUA will hold its annual job fair this week on Thursday, March 13, from 9:00am – 2:00pm in the Brumfield Caffey Ballroom. Currently, there are 50 employers who will be attending the event.  Some of those registered include: Cleco, Campus Federal Credit Union, Crest Industries, MidSouth Bank, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Thompson Home Health, Lafayette [...]

AHRC celebrates Human Relations Day at breakfast set Thursday

[ March 13, 2014; ] The public is invited to attend the 12th annual Human Relations Day, which will be celebrated with a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, at Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St., sponsored by the Alexandria Human Relations Commission.

Each year, the Alexandria Human Relations Commission takes this opportunity to honor individuals and organizations that [...]