On Sept. 28, the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual J. Pat Beaird Industry of the Year Awards. This year, Griggs Enterprise was recognized for their contribution to the Shreveport-Bossier City area. The Forum Top Business of the Year Award went to Always Best Care, Lang Orthodontics, Lauve’s Pediatric Day Health Care, Magee Resource Group LLC, Preferred Care at Home of Northwest Louisiana, and The Strand Theatre. This luncheon allows the chamber to honor outstanding industry and small businesses who demonstrate “Best Practices” of entrepreneurship, such as sound business planning, fi scal responsibility and innovation in operating their business. – Mark Crawford
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
1) Miranda Small, Gloria Washington
2) Michael Corbin, Mark Crews
3) Angel Martinez, Amanda Ayers, Bailey Stephens
4) Cathy Gates, Teresa Caine, Menda Davis
5) Jean Mosley, China Holmes Sen.
Barrow Peacock presented a resolution at the Captain Shreve Neighborhood Association to commend Lou Gehrig Burnett upon his exceptional career as an accomplished journalist and political pundit and to congratulate him upon his 2017 induction into the Manship School of Mass Communication Hall of Fame at Louisiana State University. The event was held Sept. 28.
LOU GEHRIG BURNETT
6) Lou Burnett and Sen. Barrow Peacock