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    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the first-ever Future Entrepreneur Summer Academy, designed to teach area high school students the basics of owning and operating a small business. The Future Entrepreneur Business Academy is presented by the WMWO Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana Delta Community College, Ouachita Parish School System and the Small Business ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Byron Henderson Public Information Director 225.219.2156 Byron.Henderson@la.gov Sales tax discount available for hurricane preparedness items May 27 & 28 BATON ROUGE – Louisiana residents can buy flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies with reduced state sales tax during the Louisiana ...read more
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Sharon McClain, Director of Marketing smcclain@iasishealthcare.com 318‐329‐8591 Jeremy Tinnerello named CEO at IASIS Glenwood Regional Medical Center West Monroe, LA ‐ On Monday, May 16, 2017, Jeremy Tinnerello was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for IASIS Glenwood Regional Medical Center. Tinnerello has been a long standing member of the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE Downtown Arts Alliance P.O. Box 2952 West Monroe, LA 71294 For information, contact Ann Bloxom Smith, 318-503-5125, bloxom51@gmail.com . May 15, 2017 For immediate release: Spring into Summer at the Downtown Gallery Crawl Now is the time when children stretch their wings, expressing their joy in the promised freedom of summer—and adults do the same! The June 1 st Downtown ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    On Monday, May 16, 2017, Jeremy Tinnerello was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for IASIS Glenwood Regional Medical Center. Tinnerello has been a long standing member of the Glenwood Regional Medical Center administrative team serving as Director of Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer. ​Tinnerello is a native of West Monroe and began his career at Glenwood over ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of its Fourth Annual Small Business Awards. Award winners were announced at a Small Business Awards breakfast held May 4 at the West Monroe Convention Center. The awards program was held in celebration of National Small Business Week, celebrated around the country May 1-5, 2017. This year's Small Business ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 02, 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 May. Brown Bag Lunch Concerts will be held every Wednesday in May from noon to 1 p.m. at the Pavilion at Seventh Square in West Monroe, located directly behind the West Monroe Farmer’s Market. ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    April 13, 2017 Monroe City and Ouachita Parish teachers complete initial STEM training Local high schools ready to implement nationally recognized STEM curricula MONROE, La. – Through a combined effort with CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), the City of Monroe , the Monroe City School System , the Ouachita Parish School System and the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), local high school ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Expands Presence in Southeast with First Louisiana Franchise MONROE, La. and MADISON, N.J. (April 3, 2017) – Better Homes and Gardens ® Real Estate announced today the addition of Jack Fluck Realty in Monroe, Louisiana, to its franchise network. The company has rebranded and will now do business as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Veranda Realty ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    March 16, 2017 CenturyLink and Level 3 shareholders approve merger MONROE, La. and BROOMFIELD, Colo. , March 16, 2017 / PRNewswire / -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announce that shareholders of both companies overwhelmingly approved all proposals related to the companies' merger. At a special meeting of CenturyLink's shareholders ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    February 16, 2017 CenturyLink, City of Monroe and local school systems partner to invest in STEM education initiative Cyber Innovation Center brings nationally recognized STEM program to local school systems MONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is partnering with the City of Monroe , the Monroe City School System , the Ouachita Parish School System and the Cyber Innovation Center ...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 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    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
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Byron Henderson Public Information Director 225-219-2156 Byron.Henderson@la.gov State solar energy tax credit limit for purchased systems has been reached Future purchases will not receive state tax credit refunds BATON ROUGE – The amount of claims already submitted for Louisiana’s solar energy system tax credit ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Political, Press Release

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