News for Community

Friday, October 05, 2018
Business News for the week of Oct. 8Holmes Building Supply saved Christmas for 4,000 children. The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree drive was in jeopardy after their usual warehouse for Christmas gifts was damaged by a car. The organization uses donated space, so they had no money to rent an alternate warehouse. Matt Holmes offered a Holmes Building Supply warehouse that had been on the market for more ...read more
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Friday, September 28, 2018
Business & Community News for the week of October 1Cox Business’ Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, Fran Gladden, was honored as Alumnus of the year by McNeese State Alumni Association. After graduating from McNeese in 1977, Gladden began an accomplished career in government and community relations including for Louisiana Economic Development. She joined Cox Business in 2009 and ...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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Monday, September 17, 2018
Business News Week of September 17The second location of BRQ Seafood & Barbecue will be opening on September 18. Co-owner and executive chef, Justin Ferguson’s hometown of Denham Springs will soon have a new restaurant where VooDoo BBQ used to be. The restaurant will be full service with a bar and a to-go option, a new feature for the Denham Springs location. Are you comfortable in the spotlight? ...read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Business News Week of September 10thDianette Busbin is the new manager atSouthern Properties. She is an experienced realtor in South Louisiana with eight years in the business, which makes her the perfect person to manage the successful, multi-agent branch of Berkshire Hathaway. We’re jumping for joy. Denham Spring’s first trampoline park, Airborne Extreme, is set to have a soft opening on ...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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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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