Archive for August, 2010

Cenla’s Best Dressed

Posted August 2010

From hectic works schedules to PTA meetings to running successful businesses or whatever your typical day entails, it’s a challenge to look your best every day.  We’ve asked some of the best known clothiers and haberdashers in our area to recognize a small group of Cenla-ians who are widely regarded as going that extra mile […]

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Five Things Every Teacher Would Like to Tell a Parent

Posted August 2010

Teachers have some of the most demanding and important jobs in our society.  These dedicated men and women work hard to help all their students towards the best and brightest future they can possibly achieve.  However, we certainly can’t do it alone, and there are a few things I think each teacher would like to […]

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Christus Cabrini Hospital Announces International Diabetes Contest Winners

Posted August 2010

Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital has announced the winners of its international contest to seek innovative solutions to treating diabetes in a rural population.  The contest was initiated with the launch of www.Mission2EndDiabetes.org web site in December 2008 which invited entrepreneurs, inventors and researchers from around the world to win cash awards for developing and […]

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Include Eye Exam in Back-to-School Prep

Posted August 2010

In preparing for the new school year, be sure that your child’s vision is up to date.  Undetected vision problems can interfere with reading and overall learning ability.  During the crucial developmental years (before age 9), the eyes are still developing and many underlying problems can go unnoticed.  Making sure the child can see the […]

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Updates and Startups

Posted August 2010

According to an article in the July, 2010 Financial Planning magazine, key life events can and should generate reviews of estate plans and related documents. For instance, the birth of a grandchild may—but probably won’t—necessitate the updating of a will or trust to add the new heir to the list of beneficiaries. Gifts can be […]

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Competition and Artifacts Coming to Alexandria Museum of Art

Posted August 2010

As summer art camp winds down and the temperature goes up for this last sweltering month of summer, programming remains strong at AMoA. Our opening in July was great fun with the focus on local artists. In Forest Light by Brooks DeFee, Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at NSU and the annual exhibit by […]

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The Liquid Face Lift

Posted August 2010

Aging skin is a continuous natural process that we all go through. Aging skin can start as early as our mid 20’s. There are two important substances that make up healthy and youthful looking skin: collagen and hyaluronic acid. Over time, collagen and hyaluronic acid diminish. As a result, your skin loses structure and volume […]

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Kent House Celebrates 210 Years in Cenla

Posted August 2010

In 1795, a young French Creole, Pierre Baillio II received a land grant from the King of Spain.  By 1762, France had ceded Louisiana to Spain, but by the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso in 1800, France regained the area.  Napoleon had envisioned a great New France in this new world.  When vision failed to […]

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Financial Literacy

Posted August 2010

A recent article in an automotive trade magazine preached the benefits of teaching financial literacy to younger members of society.  The purpose, of course, is to enable the younger population to handle the financial stresses that they will encounter as they get older.  Quite simply, most adolescents (and many adults) have no clear idea how […]

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Planning for Retirement in Stages

Posted August 2010

While summer vacations and national holidays typically provide a break for everyone who would be considered a member of the working public, there is one big break ahead that’s a priority on most everyone’s calendar—retirement.  And while it may be closer for some than it is for others, everyone needs to make sure they are […]

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