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    Monday, November 20, 2017
    According to the latest Cost of Living Index for the third quarter 2017, Shreveport and Monroe continue to rank among the most affordable places to live in Louisiana. The Monroe MSA has a cost of living of 92.2 percent of the national average - due in large part to the area’s low cost housing and health care.“Cost of living is a major factor why people move into a community,” said Scott Martinez, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Monday, November 20, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce encourages consumers to shop in local small businesses on Saturday, November 25 as part of national Small Business Saturday.  Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses throughout the United States.  The day was founded by American Express in 2010 and is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP), an Accredited Economic Development Organization, won the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI) 2017 Economic Development Partner of the Year Award. This prestigious statewide honor recognizes exceptional leadership by an economic development organization.  This Award will be formally presented to NLEP at the second annual LABI Free ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, November 06, 2017
    The Adopt-A-School Committee, West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce and Ouachita Parish School system are proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Webber Award of Excellence.This year's award goes to Lindsay Leavitt of Raising Cane's Restaurants. This award recognizes an individual who goes above and beyond making outstanding contributions to the goals of the Adopt-A-School Program. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, November 03, 2017
    LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS LAUNCHES FREE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE TO VETERANS MEDICAL CENTER IN JACKSON The General Claire Chennault, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter No. 51 of Monroe, Louisiana is pleased to announce the launch of the Veterans Administration (VA) Van Transportation service to the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    The West Monroe Kiwanis Club is excited to present the 2017 Kiwanis Christmas Parade sponsored by Origin Bank. The parade theme this year is “Throw Back Christmas”. This theme encompasses all the traditions and memories of Christmas Past.  What does Christmas mean to you?  What are your traditions and memories over the years?  The Kiwanis Club would love to see all of them portrayed on floats for ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for two annual awards to be presented later this year at its annual banquet.  The Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the annual A.O. Evans Award and Entrepreneurial Success Award.  Both awards will be presented at the Chamber of Commerce's Annual Banquet to be held Tuesday, December 5 at the West Monroe ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce four student board members from West Monroe and West Ouachita High Schools have been named to serve on the Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.   Mary Grace Dupuy, Ty Hogg, Kaleb Nolan and Rileigh Norred have been selected to serve on the WMWO Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 academic school ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, September 01, 2017
    Caroline Youngblood: Becoming the Butterfly August 29 – October 27, 2017 Youngblood uses Northeast Louisiana’s landscape and old family photographs as inspiration for her artistic practice. She reclaims her roots by creating stunning oil paintings using these two types of source images. Her reclamation project mirrors her coming of age as a young artist with that of her family pursuing the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, September 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July, 21 2017 Media Contacts: Evelyn Stewart, DirectorBenjamin Hickey, Curator Evelyn.Stewart@ci.monroe.la.usBenjamin.Hickey@ci.monroe.la.us 318.329.2237318.329.2237  The Masur Museum of Art proudly presents:  The LabOn View Through March 1, 2018Tuesdays & Thursdays 9am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm Next time you visit the Masur Museum of Art you will see some changes. In late April ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    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 cities ...read more
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