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    Monday, February 17, 2020
    The University of Louisiana Monroe President’s Academy is a distinguished program for a select group of highly motivated high school students. Limited to only 65 students, President’s Academy provides real-world learning opportunities at local businesses and hospitals with professionals in the field. This year, the President’s Academy is June 14-19. The five-day externship program includes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    Back by popular demand, President Abraham Lincoln is coming to the Ouachita Parish Public Library. “Honest Abe” will visit two Ouachita Parish Public Library branches on February 25 to share stories from his life and times in remembrance of his birthday. He will visit the Carver-McDonald Branch (2941 Renwick Street, Monroe) at 1:30 p.m. and the Main Branch (1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe) at 6:30 ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    8th Annual St. Paddy’s Bicycle Parade and Festival to be held March 14   The 2020 St. Paddy's Day Bicycle Parade and Festival, presented by Centric Federal Credit Union, will be held on Saturday, March 14 at Kiroli Park in West Monroe. The event is hosted by the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce and Kiroli Park Foundation. The St. Paddy's Day Bicycle Festival will be held from 11 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    WEST MONROE – The City of West Monroe has announced the following street closures for the first-ever Krewe de Riviere Mardi Gras Parade to be held on Saturday, February 8. This is the first year the Krewe de Riviere has hosted a Mardi Gras Parade in the Twin Cities. The parade is set to roll at 5 p.m. from West Monroe High School. The parade will travel south on N. 7th Street to Mill Street, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    Since 2014, the Centric B-C Foundation has awarded more than $60,000 in scholarships students in Ouachita and Lincoln Parishes. Applications are available online at http://www.mycentric.org/bcscholarship/ and are due 3/31/20. 
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
    Monday, January 27, 2020
    WEST MONROE – The City of West Monroe will officially launch its first-ever Mayor’s Youth Council on Tuesday, January 28.  A group of high school students from West Monroe and West Ouachita have been selected to serve on the Mayor’s Youth Council. Through participation in this group, students will develop their individual leadership skills to strengthen the West Monroe community through volunteer ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Sunday, January 26, 2020
    Greetings, Northeast Louisiana Business Partners! Louisiana Delta Community College will be hosting the 2020 SkillsUSA State Competition, March 25-27th, bringing 300-400 people to the Twin Cities. We need your help in making this the best experience ever! SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Education
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    Nick J. Bruno, Jr., Ph.D., the University of Louisiana Monroe’s eighth president, announced Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2020, he will retire at the end of June.   In an email to ULM employees and students, Bruno wrote, “Due to my love for this institution and this job, it was one of the most difficult decisions I have had to make during my nearly 45 years in higher education.”   Bruno stated the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release

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