Archive for November, 2011

November 2011 Calendar

Posted November 2011

  Arts   Ongoing – November: Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare Exhibits.  Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare proudly presents our monthly art exhibits at area hospitals and clinics.  Exhibits are currently showing: Works by Sally Norem at the Christus Cabrini Gallery for Reflection and Healing; Works by Dorothy Pokrass at the Cabrini Cancer Center; Artwork […]

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Lori and Eric Garton

Posted November 2011

Nestled among some city warehouses on a one-third acre plot, Lori Garton busily harvests Swiss chard, collard greens and lettuce in a flourishing organic garden on land that was recently just a barren grassy lot.  “We want the garden to be a destination where the community can come and see how to grow their own […]

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CASA Volunteer Shelby Menina

Posted November 2011

Shelby Menina became a volunteer for Rapides CASA in November of 2010. She stated that she has always had an interest in being an advocate and felt that the timing was right for her. Shelby’s interest working with children has always been a passion and she wants to be a voice for children. In her […]

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Aaron Free: A Family Affair

Posted November 2011

Aaron Free’s story has a sound reminiscent of so many past blues greats who filled the Delta with their somber tone.  He moved around a lot, and during these travels began playing music in church, taking with him the vibrant sounds of towns he passed before landing here in Alexandria. Free began playing music early […]

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St. James Episcopal Church Concert Series Continues with Bruce Neswick

Posted November 2011

The St. James Episcopal Church Concert Series is pleased to present an organ concert featuring noted American composer and organist, Bruce Neswick. Mr. Neswick left his post as Director of Music and Organist of New York’s famed Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine this past August and is now associate professor of organ […]

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The Thankful List

Posted November 2011

Remember when you were in school and the art project for the month of November was to make one of those turkeys using an outline of your hand and writing a list of things you were thankful for? As we grew older, we no longer made a thankful list. We may have a mental note […]

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Taking It 2 The Street

Posted November 2011

What is this Taking It 2 The Street thing? It’s an idea…a dream if you will. It’s an opportunity for a community to give for the sake of giving and to have a lot of fun while doing it. We’re a bunch of local people volunteering our time and talent to put on a free […]

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Turning On The Holidays in Natchitoches

Posted November 2011

November serves as the official kick-off month to Natchitoches’ famous Festival of Lights season.  Natchitoches’ Festival of Lights celebration officially begins on Saturday, November 19th with “Turn on the Holidays.” The event serves as an official “Louisiana Main 2 Main” event and will feature an entire day of free family entertainment, the official turning on […]

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The Central LA Chamber of Commerce Plans Membership Drive

Posted November 2011

  The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is a nearly 100 year old organization that promotes economic growth for the citizens of our area. The Chamber fosters a business climate that supports business and industry through a wide variety of services and programs delivered through six divisions of the organization. The Chamber Divisions are Economic […]

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2011 Executive of the Year Named

Posted November 2011

The LaPine Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) celebrated Bosses’ Day on October 19th with the announcement of Larry Spottsville as the winner of the 2011 Executive of the Year award. Spottsville serves as the Director of Juvenile Services with the 9th Judicial District Court and has held this job since 1995.  […]

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