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In its 11th year, the Krewe of Atlas will have a theme of Peace, Love, Atlas. The royalty were announced July 28 at the Shreveport Convention Center. Captain is John Pumilio. Co-captain is Dana Favrot. King and queen are John and Emily Favrot. Theresa and Chris Miller will serve as duke and duchess of peace; Bitsy and John Smith as duke and duchess of love; and Zach Favrot and Amanda Favrot as duke and duchess of harmony. Music included “The Sound 3 of Silence,” “Dancing in the Street,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “I Got You Babe,” “Unchained Melody,” “Whiter Shade of Pale” and “Age of Aquarius.” On stage, court members said such exclamations as “right on,” “groovy” and “far out.” The ball will be Jan. 26. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Atlas


1) Bitsy and John Smith


2) Rusty and Jennifer Maddox (back) Darcy Stewart and Jennifer King


3) Sylvia Mobley, Wanda Cunningham and Heather Mobley


4) Theresa and Chris Miller

The 12th annual Draw Down for Think First was held at East Ridge Country Club on Aug. 2. A draw down gives attendees a chance at a grand prize of $5,000. As ticket holder numbers are drawn, they are eliminated from the board. The holders of the final five tickets are invited to split the prize or not. Think First raises awareness with injury prevention educational programs. The event is western-themed. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Think First


5) Alexis and Bob Petrus


6) Connie and Dave Harmon


7) Bill Hollifield, Lydia Kennedy, Alexis and Bob Petrus


8) Elaine Baki and Linda Serio


9) Judi and Dan McGrew, Mary Fertitta


10) Hannah Ebersole, Duane Ebarb, Dr. Marie Vazquez Morgan

An old Shreveport tradition, the City Tennis Tournament, is looking to get a new start, according to supporters at an Aug. 8 announcement. The tournament dates back to at least 1933 and was the premier annual gathering for area tennis players. Dormant now for almost 10 years, a group has banded and will hold their kickoff weekend tournament Aug. 17-19 at Bossier Tennis Center. Particular attention is being given to current efforts underway to revitalize Querbes Tennis Center. Shreveport has two players, Ryan and Christian Harrison, in the top 250 of all players in the world. The hopes are for a twiceannual event, one at Bossier Tennis Center, the other at Querbes. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

City Tennis Tournament


11) Jeffrey Goodman and Shelly Ragle


12) Rick Holland, Mack McCarter, Lance Dreyer

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