Located on Line Avenue in Shreveport, Somdal Associates has been around since 1908. The firm is behind some of the most recognizable buildings in the area, from schools and churches to health-care facilities and homes.
This year’s ball will be a casual event with proper attire including comfy jeans and T-shirts. LSU Health Shreveport public relations manager Kelly Dauphin said dress for the event is always casual on Christmas in the Sky years, and attendance is higher as a result.
“I don’t know if there’s a price tag we can attach to school supplies or even come up with an average cost,” said Sonja Bailes, public relations liaison for Bossier Parish Schools. “Supply lists vary according to school and the classes a child takes.”.
Randy Williamson and Betty Owens of Designer’s Showroom in Shreveport worked together on the home. Williamson also did the interior design when the previous owners had the home built in the mid-’90s. Williamson said the homeowners wanted the space to be elegant and comfortable because they have a large family and like to entertain.
Tuff Sheds salesman Les Sharp said she sheds are growing in popularity. “She sheds are more personal,” he said. “I love doing them because [women] are very specific on the design they want, the type of windows they want, the type of doors they want. They’re very creative.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest private funder of childhood cancer research and provides more grants than any organization, except the U.S. government. To date, over 520,000 heads have been shaved at St. Baldrick’s events, and over $178 million has been raised for research grants given to more than 350 institutions across the world.