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    Friday, August 18, 2017
    The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) revealed a new logo this week. After studying all the seals, logos and symbols of the university’s 86-year history, a new logo was created with the theme, “Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.” The round shape harkens to the days of NLU, as does the stylized “L” which looks like a feather. The feather symbolizes a quill for ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ULM’s The Pursuit is Aug. 24 DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 2 ATTACHMENTS: The Pursuit artwork and Ace, cheerleaders at The Pursuit WITH INFOBOX CAPTIONS: Below The Pursuit artwork ULM’s The Pursuit on Thursday, Aug. 24 opens the 2017-18 academic and athletic year. The Pursuit begins at 5:30 a.m. at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Ace, cheerleaders at The Pursuit Ace and the Warhawk ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, August 07, 2017
    Press Release Contact: Alice M. Prophit For Immediate Release President/CEO 318-396-5066 Living Well Foundation Announces Fall 2017 Grant Cycle The Living Well Foundation, a local non-profit Foundation in Ouachita Parish, announces the opening of a Fall 2017 Grant Cycle beginning August 15th with online applications accepted through September 30th. Grant awards will be determined in November 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce and Adopt-a-School Committee are seeking businesses and organizations to adopt Ouachita Parish public schools for the 2017-2018 academic school year. The Adopt-a-School program pairs individual companies or organizations with schools to develop and execute mutually beneficial endeavors. Schools show improvement when businesses and educators focus ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, July 31, 2017
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Program | Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities • TDD# 800-259-5154 | 1001 North 23rd Street Post Office Box 94094 Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9094 (O) 225-342-3035 (F) 225-342-3743 www.laworks.net John Bel Edwards, Governor Ava Dejoie, Executive Director Office of Public Affairs NEWS RELEASE Louisiana unemployment rate at ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Monday, July 31, 2017
    July 31, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact : media@restore.la.gov Restore La. Begins Statewide Survey for Flood-Impacted Small Businesses $43 Million Loan Program Still Open for Eligible Business Owners BATON ROUGE, La. – The Restore Louisiana program is launching a statewide survey this week for small businesses affected by the March and August 2016 floods. The small business survey is ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, June 05, 2017
    NEWS: Delta Regional Authority and Winrock International launch investment fund for Delta startups December 21, 2016 NEWS: Delta Regional Authority and Winrock International launch first-of-its-kind, multi-million dollar investment fund for Delta startups Provides local entrepreneurs with training, mentoring, and access to capital Chairman Masingill: “These investments will help make the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    SmartAsset , a financial technology company, recently released its third annual study on the Best Places to Retire . The study rates cities by their tax friendliness, recreational and social opportunities for seniors, and availability of medical care. According to the study, West Monroe ranks as one of the top spots in Louisiana. For a detailed look at how West Monroe compared to other top ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, November 04, 2016
    School Readiness Tax Credit refunds donations dollar for dollar Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana is one of six such agencies in the state. Last year 140 businesses from the northeastern Louisiana participated in the School Readiness Tax Credit Program. School Readiness Tax Credits were one of the few tax credits untouched by last year’s budget cuts because they allow the ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    The Ouachita Parish Police Jury has scheduled a drawdown on Cheniere Lake to facilitate repair work on LA Highway 3033, which was severely damaged by flooding earlier this year. The project also includes the installation of a new bridge and spillway. The drawdown is scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 10. The lake will be lowered approximately 4 inches per day to a maximum depth of 6 feet below ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release

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