That future was looking iffy. Approximately three years ago, the back half of the building’s roof collapsed, taking a large part of the second floor with it. Soon after, the building was added to the city’s demolition list.
There were 173 participating groups, and the event brought in nearly 2,000 donors from across the country. The website, giveforgoodnla.org, is a one-stop shop for philanthropists, and the experience is no different from online shopping.
40 Under 40 Gala: The Young Professional Initiative of Northwest Louisiana celebrated this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees in early December at the Shreveport Convention Center. These young leaders were selected from 260 nominees. Out of the final 40 honorees, one is awarded the title of Young Professional of the Year by a committee.
The thyroid is a large, butterflyshaped gland located at the front part of the neck in the midline. It usually drapes over the windpipe and mostly sits above the collarbone and below the Adam’s apple. It produces and stores a vital hormone that has wide-ranging metabolic effects in the body.
They say "three's a crowd" so a great “crowd” of three artists is about to convene at Louisiana State Exhibit Museum (LSEM) for a spellbinding exhibit: "TRIAD: Abstractions, Illusions and Metaphors." The three artists exhibiting are Dorothy Kristin Hanna, Kim Rogers and Bennett Sewell.
Re-elected as board members were Paul Pratt, Chesapeake Energy; Matt Locke, Lock Properties Inc.; George Sirven, Channel 3 TV; Cark Bullard, Gateway Tire; Dwayne Butler, Red Carpet Employment Agency, Texarkana; Sherry Martin, All Plumbing 24/7 Inc., Monroe; and Mike Upton, Upton, Draughon & Bollinger, LLC.
If a child is born with cataracts, it is called a congenital cataract. If it occurs after birth, it is called an infantile cataract. If it occurs even later, it is called a juvenile cataract. Whatever the time that it occurs, it must be identified and treated.
Kevin Wolfe, current president of the board of directors for the Shreveport Metropolitan Concert Band at LSUS, loves his job and would hate to see the band disperse. “I love working with the band to bring great music to the community through volunteer musicians,” Wolfe said.
Vitamin D has been a polarizing topic for the past several years in health care. Deficiency of vitamin D is considered the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide. Until recently, most of our focus was on vitamin D deficiency in infants and women during pregnancy.