“All proceeds that we raise will go to the north affiliate of Susan G. Komen,” said event organizer Tracey Cornell. Susan G. Komen North Louisiana provides education and outreach to help ensure area women have access to breast cancer screening, whether they are insured or not.
Charis Kirk and her daughter moved into the new build on Copper Lily Lane early this year. Amanda Haynie, an interior designer and owner of Milling Around, helped Kirk with window treatments and accessories and says Kirk had everything unpacked and placed in record time.
Brothers Eric and Bruce Allen, and Bruce’s design partner, Jim Hayes, have spent the last several months brainstorming, designing and crafting glass pieces for the Shreveport Aquarium. The aquarium is currently under construction and will occupy the former site of the historic Barnwell Center.
The house has a long history that began after the Civil War. Mr. W.H. North, who migrated from the north to the Red River Valley during Reconstruction, originally built it in the 1880s. He purchased 4,000 acres of prime cotton land in the depressed economy and built the house on a bluff overlooking the Red River.
Locke, who has been a builder for more than three decades, says the choice to build a new subdivision in Benton was based on the town’s strong growth. He says the area is very desirable with good schools – Benton High School and Middle School, as well as Legacy Elementary.
“I think it is easy to overlook the incredible potential Shreveport has and the city leaders who are trying hard to make downtown a great place to live,” said Jason Cram, Vintage Design Group managing partner. “I know we have a great community of people, and I am excited to see revitalization of our downtown and the growth of our area.
“For me, it started with the restaurant just doing a ton of fund-raisers – that’s the best way I like to advertise,” said Grant Nuckolls, Shreveport native and proprietor/local franchisee for the Shreveport and Bossier City locations. “As a result, I’ve met a lot of people in the nonprofit sector, and I’ve been able to give back time as well.
“Cook Yancey as a firm is involved in the community in which we live and work,” said Cook, Yancey, King, & Galloway President Bernard Johnson. “Individually, our attorneys commit their time and resources to many non-profit, charitable, governmental, professional and civic organizations.