• News for Human Interest

    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
      The West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce in partnership with First West School Based Ministries, the Food Bank of NELA and community partners distributed over 700 boxes to families in need in the West Monroe Community. These boxes, generously donated by The Home Depot and assembled by our community volunteers, contained over 19,974 pounds of food, over 21,000 candy filled Easter eggs ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    United Way of Northeast Louisiana has established the COVID-19 Response Fund to accept donations to support response and recovery efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  United Way of Northeast Louisiana has been a pillar of support for the community for more than 64 years. As our community faces the unprecedented challenge presented by COVID-19, support is needed for the most vulnerable now ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    Per the mandate of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued Monday afternoon, the City of West Monroe has made the following announcements in its continued effort to protect the public from the spread of COVID-19. Effective Tuesday, March 17, the following City facilities will be closed: • West Ouachita Senior Center • West Monroe Community Center • The Rec • City of West Monroe Utility ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    The Chamber is proud to highlight these WMWO Chamber Member restaurants available for to-go and (in some cases) drive through and delivery service!  Chamber members that are currently closed are not listed.​ Arby’s – Regular drive though service available and take-out availableBar B-Q West – Take – out with daily specialsBelle’s Ole South Diner - drive thru & take out.  Delivery on $50 or more ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Louisiana’s statewide 211 network is now answering calls about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This network is best designed and staffed to handle the large volume of calls from Louisiana residents who are concerned and who have questions about the rapidly-spreading virus.   Anyone looking for information about the COVID-19 outbreak can simply dial 211 or text the keyword LACOVID ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 06, 2020
    M3 Physio places your health as our top priority. With the imminent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as the Flu as major health concerns, many patients are faced with the impact of suspending physical therapy to limit their exposure risk.  At M3 Physio, we strongly believe this should never be a decision necessary as it is our mission to meet our clients where they are – to get them ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, March 05, 2020
    CHENNAULT MUSEUM TO OPEN DOORS LATE FOR AFTER HOURS SERIESMonroe, La (March 5, 2020) -- Chennault Aviation & Military Museum and The Backyard Street Food & Pub present Chennault Museum After Hours Series part two on March 19, 2020. The Museum, located at 701 Kansas Lane in Monroe, will keep its doors open late for a showing of the documentary Some Call Them Baby Killers… We Call Them Heroes with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    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

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