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    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Memories of autumn evenings—remember those? October 5 is the perfect time to be out and about for an evening’s visit with one’s neighbors and friends while enjoying wonderful art, good food, and live music in our lovely historic downtowns. Now may even be a great time to begin holiday shopping!   Produced by the Downtown Arts Alliance as well as numerous faithful sponsors, the Downtown Gallery ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Friday, September 22, 2017
    The University of Louisiana at Monroe has reached a 10-year enrollment high, with 9,290 students for the fall 2017 semester, according to University of Louisiana System guidelines. "We're up again, 2 percent at 9,290, which is the highest in 10 years," said ULM President Nick Bruno. The 2017 figure is an increase of 175 students over 2016's 9,115 students. The fall 2015 number was 8,854.  "That ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Louisiana Monroe a National University in its 2018 Best Colleges Rankings, which were released Tuesday, Sept. 12.   U.S. News & World Report defines a national university as an institution which offers a full range of undergraduate majors as well as master’s and doctoral degrees.   ULM is among only 311 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Sept. 8, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  KEDM’s Policy and a Pint forum on workforce development Tuesday ATTACHMENT: Policy and a Pint logo  WHAT: 90.3 KEDM’S Policy and a Pint: workforce developmentWHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m. panelists meet and greet, 6-7 p.m. forumWHERE: Monterrey Grill, 3610 DeSiard St.COST: Free to attendINFO: 342-5556 or news.kedm.org KEDM’s Policy and a Pint forum on ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, September 06, 2017
    NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP RAISES OVER $2.5 MILLION FOR HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF, EXPANDS COMPANY-WIDE LOCAL COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE Texas Company Brings Together Local Resources and Personnel Across 170 Local Stations in 100 U.S. Markets to Support “Nexstar For Texas” Grassroots Disaster Relief Campaign Highlighting Commitment to Localism and Exceptional Community Service, Nexstar Ramps Up ...read more
    Categories: 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, August 30, 2017
    State Superintendent of Education John White visited Ouachita Parish High School on Wednesday, August 30 to provide an update and remarks on the New Skills for Youth (NSFY) phase two grant awarded to the state in January. The grant funds will help fully implement the Jump Start programs launched in 2014. Louisiana was one of 10 states to receive grant funding through phase two of the NSFY ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce and the City of West Monroe are pleased to announce the return of the West Monroe Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series to be held every Wednesday in September.   Brown Bag Lunch Concerts will be held every Wednesday in September from noon to 1 p.m. at the Pavilion at Seventh Square in West Monroe, located directly behind the West Monroe Farmer’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    Categories: Education, Community
    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 ...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
    July 31, 2017  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: media@restore.la.govRestore 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
    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
    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 state to ...read more
    Categories: Economic

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