Archive for February, 2013

Summer School and Much More at LSU Alexandria

Posted February 2013

Make your summer plans now!  Register for a summer class. Now is the time to apply for admission for Summer and Fall 2013!  With rolling admissions, LSUA’s Student Support will begin meeting with students for advising as early as March for the summer and fall.  Apply on-line today at www.lsua.edu.   Remember, students enrolled at other […]

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Friendship House—A Cenla Treasure

Posted February 2013

As we “baby boomers” and our parents get older and grayer (or older and balder as the case may be), the challenge of finding quality options for senior care gets tougher and tougher.  We are blessed in Cenla with a strong and vibrant array of hospitals and clinics, long-term care facilities, homecare and hospice agencies, […]

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February 2013 Picture Page

Posted February 2013

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Historic Bolton Avenue Corridor Coming Back to Life

Posted February 2013

Big things are happening on Bolton Avenue.  This historic transportation corridor is coming back to life thanks to the revitalization efforts of the City of Alexandria, local business men and women, and neighborhood groups.   For over a century Bolton Avenue has played an integral role in the life of our city. The street appears […]

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2013 People to Watch in Cenla

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Moncla Rice Dressing Avec Canard

Posted February 2013

Many of us enjoy the products of the hunting done by our husbands, brothers or sons. It is wonderful to have a lovely supply of duck in the freezer, but sometimes our “mental menu maker” runs dry, and we can’t think of new ways to use that treasured duck. Not to worry, one of Avoyelles […]

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Jahnke Exhibit Shows Uncommon Perspective on Fast Food

Posted February 2013

Ross Jahnke has been influenced by artists like Jim Dine, Jacob Eli and June Wayne, but for his exhibit entitled Fast Food, it is probably most appropriate to quote artist Wayne Thiebaud: “Common objects become strangely uncommon when removed from their context and ordinary ways of being seen.” In his latest exhibit, Jahnke presents the […]

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The Effect on Vision from Diabetes

Posted February 2013

There are two types of diabetes—type 1 and type 2.  Both types can have short-term and long-term effects on our eyes and our ability to see properly.  The most serious effect resulting from diabetes is a condition called diabetic retinopathy (disease of the retina).  Poor control of blood sugar levels can result in damage to […]

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It’s Your Gallery…Enjoy!

Posted February 2013

When I was growing up, we celebrated Washington’s birthday on February 22nd. No longer a national holiday, we now observe Presidents’ Day on the 3rd Monday of February. This year, it will fall on Monday, February 18th. In addition to George Washington’s (February 22nd) and Abraham Lincoln’s (February 12th) birthdays, William Henry Harrison was born […]

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February 2013 Calendar

Posted February 2013

Arts   Ongoing – February: Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare Exhibits.  Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare proudly presents our monthly art exhibits at area hospitals and clinics.  Exhibits currently showing: Malcolm Morgan of Alexandria will be featured in the Cabrini Cancer Center; Claudia Troll of Glenmora will be featured in the Christus Cabrini Gallery for […]

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