The first of its kind locally, the Louisiana Association for the Blind’s Dining in the Dark event will provide attendees with the chance to eat a meal without using their sense of sight, and experience what life is like for the blind and visually impaired.
Built in 1947, the three bedroom, two bathroom home on Baltimore Avenue has been updated throughout by owners Stephen and Sarah Baker and is now on the market for sale through RCM Realty. Only the second family to own the home, the Bakers have honored the memory of the original owner and look of the home, while breathing new life into it.
Xpert Restoration Services DKI is a local company specializing in one-stop disaster recovery and restoration for residential and commercial properties. The DKI stands for Disaster Kleanup International. The small local company is a franchise of a larger nationwide network.
The competition awards a cash prize to the winners, with a $5,000 grand prize, $2,500 for second place and $1,000 for third place. Charities who do not make the top three do not go home empty handed. Sam’s Town awards $100 to every organization that competes.
The State Fair of Louisiana is a “Whole lot’a happy!” this year with carnival rides, midway games, the food, music concerts, livestock exhibits and a rodeo – and these are just a few of the entertaining treats the event has to offer..
Caddo Heights Math/Science Elementary School in Shreveport has been awarded a $3,500 grant from best-selling author James Patterson. Scholastic Reading Club, a division of children’s publisher Scholastic, will match each grant dollar with “bonus points” that may be used to order books and materials.