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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
For Immediate Release: October 9, 2018  Denham Springs Candidates to Meet with Business Leaders  Denham Springs, LA (October 9, 2018) – Eight candidates seeking offices in Denham Springs races have confirmed they will meet with Chamber business leaders for an opportunity to discuss the direction of the city.    Todd Caruso, Denham Springs Attorney and Chamber board member stated. ”The Chamber ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
Albany, LA (October 8, 2018) – So far eight candidates seeking various offices in Albany races have confirmed they will be present at the Albany Candidates Meet & Greet – Forum hosted by the Livingston Parish Chamber.  April Wehrs, Chamber President stated, “The Chamber’s board and governmental affairs committee will host this event. The program will be formal with time allotments for each ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
NEWS RELEASEContact:                  April Wehrs                                 (225) 665-8155                                  april@livingstonparishchamber.org  Louisiana State Chambers of the Year Announced for 2018  BOSSIER CITY, LA (September 24, 2018) - "Being the best organization we can be for the benefit of our members and Livingston Parish is a top priority.  We continue to adjust ...read more
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Friday, September 21, 2018
The venue was packed with almost 200 attendees for the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Women’s Leadership Special Event with headlining speakers Judge Blair Edwards and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer, Lori Steele. The Livingston Parish Chamber recognized five women with Women’s Leadership Awards. Shannon Bernard representing Primerica, Regina ...read more
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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Judge Blair Edwards of the 21st Judicial District Court and Lori Steele from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office will keynote at the second annual Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Event on Sept. 20 at Forrest Grove in Denham Springs.   Judge Edwards is a child advocate, attorney, wife, mother and judge. She is the former Executive Director of the Ginger Ford Habitat ...read more
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Livingston Parish has consistently had one of the highest numbers of children in foster care in the state and there has been a chronic shortage of families and resources to care for them all. Many must be removed from the parish to available families in surrounding areas, further disrupting their lives.   Awareness of the needs and organizations involved in the foster care system is necessary to ...read more
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Monday, August 20, 2018
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will host the Live2Lead live web broadcast for the second year following the popular introduction of the event in 2017. The Livingston Parish Chamber expects 200 people to fill The Movie Tavern on October 12 to learn about The Art of the Shift from world class leaders.  The John Maxwell Company is thrilled to announce that entertainment mogul Tyler Perry ...read more
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Monday, August 20, 2018
Denham Springs became home to two new All Star dealerships this June. All Star Nissan and All Star Kia held ribbon cutting ceremonies on June 27 and 29 at a facility facing I-12 across from the Juban Crossing Shopping Center. The Nissan location is over 35 thousand square feet and holds 26 service bays. All Star doubled the size of the previous Florida Boulevard location and increased the staff. ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Parish President Layton Ricks gave his annual State of the Parish address on Wednesday accompanied by Representative Valarie Hodges, Livingston Parish Tourism’s Eric Edwards, David Bennett from the Livingston Economic Development Council and April Wehrs from the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce. Ricks told the crowd of 140 that not only is the parish recovering, but that Livingston Parish is ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
The newest Leadership Livingston class got together at the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce office to meet one another and an introduction to the course that they will participate in over the next nine months.   The 28 students will kick off the program at an overnight retreat on August 19th and 20th where they will simulate a society and learn about the struggles of each class of society ...read more
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
On Wednesday, August 8, the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Parish luncheon at Forrest Grove Plantation with important updates from Parish President Layton Ricks and Representative Valarie Hodges. Ricks will provide his annual State of the Parish address and Representative Hodges will report on the Comite Project. Construction has been discussed and delayed for 34 ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Jeremy Aydell to Speak at Livingston Young Professionals Annual Meeting At the LYP Annual Meeting, the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will introduce the inaugural Livingston Future 5. Young professionals who are making an impact in the parish will be selected from nominations submitted throughout the month of June. “Livingston Parish has many invaluable resources including exceptional ...read more
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Friday, June 15, 2018
7 of the Best TED Talks for Small Business  © Can Stock Photo Inc. / ra2studio One of the hardest things about running a business is finding the resources you need – be it human resources, financial resources, or educational resources. There's no question you know your product, service or industry but what do you know about running a business or social media, or marketing, or sales? And how has ...read more
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Friday, February 02, 2018
Message from Chairman of the Board, John Blount     "In my time with the chamber, I've understood more than ever what a necessary partner the chamber is in making Livingston Parish better.  We are an organization that brings the business community together, not only for a voice and business growth - which is important, but also for our collective efforts in engaging the business community in ...read more
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