Archive for October, 2010

Cenla’s 20-Somethings

Posted October 2010

A new generation of business leaders in Cenla.

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Natchitoches Fall Tour of Homes and Green Market

Posted October 2010

The fall season is bustling with activity in the City of Natchitoches and every weekend promises fun and exciting things to do for the entire family.  The Cane River Green Market will sponsor several fall markets in October on the following Saturdays: October 9th, 16th and 23rd. Each fall market will take place from 8:00am […]

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Celebration of Mind, Body and Faith

Posted October 2010

A musical tribute sponsored by the Red River Chorale, and performed in collaboration with the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, will honor three anchor institutions in Central Louisiana that are celebrating anniversaries this year – Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital and the Diocese of Alexandria.  The concert will be performed twice, once […]

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The Credit CARD Act

Posted October 2010

The new Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act or “Credit CARD Act” was signed into law on May 22nd. The changes that will come into effect February 2010 are: Retroactive rate increases are banned except when a cardholder is more than 60 days late. Credit card issuer must review the cardholder’s account six months […]

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Art Walks, Talks and Lives in Alexandria

Posted October 2010

This fall, River Oaks Square Arts Center will introduce “Art,” a wonderful, whimsical ambassador for the arts who is sure to charm everyone he meets. His birth is conveniently timed to coincide with ArtWalk, the downtown celebration of the arts set for October 15th.   Actually a life-size sculpture carved from wood, Art will be a […]

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Improving Your Health Through Weight Loss Surgery

Posted October 2010

The main reason to consider weight loss surgery is to improve your health.  Losing weight not only allows you to be more active and engage in life, it can also have a significant effect on the illnesses that go along with obesity. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes by 400% and, in fact, 90% of […]

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AMGA Presents The Chee-Weez

Posted October 2010

The Alexandria Mardi Gras Association is teaming up with The Chee-Weez of New Orleans for a rockin’ good time!  The most fun, exciting and talented band in the land comes to Alexandria to entertain the masses!  Over the last decade, thousands of club-goers, festival fans and private event shows have tapped into the most requested […]

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Arts Council of Central Louisiana Presents Rhythmic Circus

Posted October 2010

Rapid-fire tap group, Rhythmic Circus, comes to the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, November 2nd at 7:00pm. Rhythmic Circus has quickly risen from an underground percussive-dance phenomenon to an innovative live performance company known for transforming their tap shoes into instruments of rhythm. The Minneapolis Star Tribune put it well when they called the […]

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Fall Festival of Quilts in Avoyelles

Posted October 2010

Quilting, the stitching together of layers of padding and fabric, is an old and honored art. Quilting goes back very far in history, as far back as ancient Egypt. The oldest existing example of the art is a quilted linen carpet found in a Mongolian cave, now kept at the Saint Petersburg department of the […]

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Hunting Safety Tips: Ensure Your Safety

Posted October 2010

The weather has cooled off and many Louisiana citizens are getting ready for the hunting season.  Hunting requires you to be focused, skilled and patient; you also need to be careful.  Every year, hundreds of hunters suffer injuries.  Hunters do have gun accidents, but not all injuries come as the result of a firearms mishap.  […]

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