Archive for February, 2011

Snell’s Celebrates a Century of Service

Posted February 2011

Snell’s Orthotics & Prosthetics observes their 100th year of service to their community in 2011, and plans to celebrate with a special giving project.  Each Snell’s branch office is nurturing a Legacy Giving Tree whose growth depends on community support, but also benefits its community. Each visitor to any Snell’s branch location may choose from […]

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Glaucoma – A Group of Eye Diseases

Posted February 2011

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause progressive deterioration and loss of the eye’s optic nerve.  The optic nerve connects the brain to the eyeball and is responsible for providing nerve fibers to the retina that lines the inner surface of the eye.  Glaucoma is the leading cause of vision loss in the […]

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Happy Un-Valentine’s Day

Posted February 2011

Wikipedia defines Valentine’s Day as a day to celebrate love and affection between intimate companions by sending flowers, candy and/or cards.  Through the years, I think the “intimate companions” has fallen out of the definition. Today, many people send flowers, candy and/or cards to not only intimate companions but also close friends and relatives.  But […]

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February 2011 Calendar

Posted February 2011

February Arts Ongoing – February: Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare Exhibits.  Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare proudly presents our monthly art exhibits at area hospitals and clinics.  Exhibits are currently showing at the Christus Cabrini Gallery for Reflection and Healing; the Rapides Regional Medical Center Gallery; and the OSMS Gallery.  For more information on the […]

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“A-Town Jazz” Returns February 11th

Posted February 2011

“A-Town Jazz” returns to the local music scene on February 11th, just in time for an early Valentine date with your sweetheart.  The evening is being presented at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana and underwritten by Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.         Playing a return engagement at “A-Town” after […]

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Deaccessioning: The New “Four-Letter” Art Word

Posted February 2011

James Panero opened his April, 2009, Wall Street Journal article by coining the phrase “another day, another deaccession.” Mr. Panero was referring to the selling of works from museum permanent collections. “By narrowing or refining a collection, a museum can perform a valuable function.” Such statements have unleashed a powerful controversy for and against the […]

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Bolton High School Presents Hello, Dolly!

Posted February 2011

On March 3rd and 4th at 7:00pm, Bolton High School will present the classic Jerry Herman musical Hello Dolly!  Based on The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder, the play is the story of Dolly Gallagher Levi (played by Maggie Conerly), a matchmaker who has been hired to arrage a marriage for the widowed half-millionaire, Horace Vandergelder […]

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Walker Automotive Announces BMW / Mercedes-Benz Groundbreaking

Posted February 2011

Walker Automotive is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of its new 34,000 square foot BMW and Mercedes-Benz showroom and service center at 6655 Coliseum Boulevard.  The new facility will be located directly adjacent to Walker Honda. The current BMW / Mercedes facility is located just off of Macarthur Drive on a common campus with some […]

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CASA Volunteer: Gloria Wall

Posted February 2011

Gloria Wall is a relatively new CASA volunteer, but she is not new to working with children who have special needs. She has a Master of Education degree plus thirty hours in Special Education.  Gloria has taught children in the first, second and third grades, A. P. E., resource/inclusion, mild/moderate, severe/profound and autistic students in […]

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Good News/Bad News—A 1040 Update

Posted February 2011

In the January 21 online edition of the Wall Street Journal, there was reference to a Smart Money article on the 2010 Form 1040. The story included highlights of “what’s new” for the 2010 filing season. First good news is that we have until April 18th to file the return because of a District of […]

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