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Monday, March 23, 2020

On the Scene


The Krewe of Centaur hosted their Grand Bal at the Shreveport Convention Center in downtown Shreveport. Ricky Bridges was presented as Captain XVII, Jeremy Burge is King Centaur XXIX, and Janet Caldwell is Queen Centaur XXIX. The theme for the bal was “Guardians of Time.” — Mark Crawford

Krewe of Centaur

1) Chic Degler, Jamie Wilhelm

2) Jason and Kris Holland

3) Joanna Folse-Alexander, Darrel and Anna Folse

4) Larry Ryan, Cory Ryan

5) Lily Williams, Susan Shofner

6) Shonda and Jonathan Reynolds

The 6th Annual North Louisiana Law Enforcement Ball, which raises money for scholarships for the college-bound children of first responders, was held on Leap Day at Sam’s Town. Each year hundreds of first responders change from their uniforms for the black-tie gala. Marcus Hines, founder and president, said this is the first and only locally run organization whose board members are all actual active or retired first responders. — Mary Ann Van Osdell

Law Enforcement Ball

7) Carolyn Tillman and Mashunda Brossett

8) Chief Eddie and Kim Walker

9) Crystal and Devotie Bailey

10) Patrick and Jennifer Kimball

11) Hakesha Evans, Justin Poole, Jessica and Cliff Williamson

The Heart Association changed its annual event up to include tailgate games, sideline CPR, health screenings and risk factors presented by CHRISTUS Health at the Shreveport Convention Center on Feb. 28. Rob Smat discussed his film, “The Last Whistle.” He had read newspaper stories about athletes collapsing and how it affected families. Kristen Cobb-Simpson discussed a 2014 Louisiana bill that requires instruction relative to CPR and automated external defibrillators be integrated into an existing required course of study in public high schools. The “Taste the Victory” leadership team wore “Go Red” jerseys with the No. 20. #watchmegored. — Mary Ann Van Osdell

The Heart Association

12) Author Rob Smat

13) David and Peggy Murphy

14) Dr. Steen and Ronda Trawick

15) Julie Carter and Rebecca Reynolds

16) Steve and Susan Wardlaw, Pam Barker and Clarence Babineaux


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