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    Friday, February 28, 2020
    Small Business Awards Luncheon 2020   The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce will once again host their annual Small Business Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 7, 2020 from Noon to 1 p.m. at the West Monroe Convention Center.   The WMWO Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Luncheon, presented by Glenwood Regional Medical Center and Paramount Healthcare, is an opportunity for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, 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: Education, General News Article, 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
    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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