Archive for June, 2011

June 2011 Picture Page

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When Disaster Strikes

Posted June 2011

The latest worldwide natural disasters in the last month or so have only made me re-prioritize what is important to me. And I started thinking, “What if we took our families and went into the cellars when we heard the tornado sirens only to come out when it was over and find that every single […]

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CASA Volunteer Bonnie Stokes

Posted June 2011

Bonnie Stokes has been a CASA Volunteer since November, 2009.  She enjoys college football with her family and is a die-hard LSU fan. She also is an avid reader.  Bonnie has good communication skills with children and states she has been fortunate to have worked with children in camps, schools, churches and even in overseas […]

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Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Celebration

Posted June 2011

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame will host its 2011 Induction Celebration from Thursday, June 23rd through Saturday, June 25th in Natchitoches.  The festivities will begin with a press conference in the upstairs banquet room of The Landing Restaurant at 3:30pm, followed immediately by the La Capitol FCU Hall of Fame Kickoff reception beginning at […]

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Get Down Tonight with KC & The Sunshine Band

Posted June 2011

Paragon Casino Resort welcomes back fan favorite KC & The Sunshine Band to the Mari Showroom stage Thursday, July 21st at 8:00pm. Tickets are $35.00 and are now on sale. This concert, which is sure to get people dancing, marks the Grammy-award winning band’s 17th performance in the Mari Showroom, and all previous performances have […]

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IRA Beneficiary: You Have Options

Posted June 2011

An IRA is often the largest asset involved in estate planning. Unfortunately, when it comes to naming a beneficiary for your IRA, many people believe that their best choice is to name their spouse. This may be the correct choice. However, given the uncertainties of the future, proper estate planning should afford options depending on […]

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Cats and Dogs

Posted June 2011

According to an article in the May, 2011 edition of Benefits Selling, there are about 170 million cats and dogs in this country and about 100 million are pets. Sixty percent of households have at least one pet. As you might expect, pet insurance is a booming business right now. Here’s why. There are more […]

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June 2011 Calendar

Posted June 2011

Arts Ongoing – June:  Exhibits:  “Copley to Warhol:  250 Years of American Art Celebrating the Centennial of New Orleans Museum of Art,” plus “LSUA Faculty & Friends” and “George Rodrigue Foundation 2011 Art Contest”, Alexandria Museum of Art, Tue.-Fri., 10a.m.-5p.m., Sat. 10a.m.-4p.m.  Sponsored by AMoA.  Cost:  Regular museum admission.  Call AMoA:  443-3458. June 3:  Exhibit […]

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Preventing Serious Knee Injuries and Enhancing Performance In Athletes

Posted June 2011

For the 4th consecutive year, OSMS is hosting their world renown and nationally acclaimed Sportsmetrics ACL-injury prevention and athletic enhancement training program.  The Sportsmetrics summer program is one of OSMS’ community outreach programs and is philanthropic in nature. The OSMS doctors are not only interested in “fixing” athletes and others after they get hurt. Their […]

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Diabetic Foot Wounds: The Clock is Ticking

Posted June 2011

Four people who live in Louisiana will lose a lower extremity today by amputation due to diabetic complications.  It happened yesterday, and it will happen tomorrow.  The numbers are alarming.  An average of four people per day in our state lose toes, feet and legs from conditions caused by diabetes.  The alternative is death, and […]

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