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Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

On the Scene


The annual Shreveport-Bossier Alumnae Panhellenic fundraiser at Lewis Gifts was held on Nov. 6. Sorority alumnae enjoyed appetizers, wine and shopping. The money raised is used to support the spring recruitment information meeting for all of the Caddo-Bossier high school senior girls who are considering going through sorority recruitment when they enter college and a scholarship for an area collegian. – Mary Ann Van Osdell


1) Betty Henderson

2) Renee McGee, Morgan Meyers, Stacy Alexander, Claudia Oliver

3) Jenny Schmidt, Susan Webb

4) Colleen LeBlanc, Annette Hall, Teri Flash, Stacy Alexander, Amy Martin

5) Elizabeth Miller, Cindy Williamson, Nancy Beavais

6) Claudia Oliver, Dr. Stephanie Master

7) Stephanie Currie, Adrienne Frierson, Betty Henderson, Margaret O’Donnell, Lynn Homza, Sally Asseff

8) Shelley Booker, Tracy Prestwood

A fair-trade Mission Marketplace was held Nov. 2-3 at Broadmoor United Methodist Church. It features handmade items for sale – foods and beverages, jewelry, pottery, woven baskets, candles, scarves, dolls, soaps, purses and Christmas items from artisans. Mission Marketplace is a faith-based, ecumenical initiative to improve the lives of people all over the world. All proceeds go back to support underdeveloped nations fight poverty and give the artisans a chance to sell their wares. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Mission Marketplace

9) Joan Strickland and Marilyn Rech Norton

10) Jane Snyder and Anna Livengood

11) Hapi Phillips and Christy Kennedy

12) Cynthia Davis, Ann Evers, Ann Spikes, Sue Ottesen, Pat Young

Boo Bama festivities took place at Cordaro’s Event Center on Nov. 1 put on by the Caddo-Bossier LSU Alumni Association. Good food, music, friends, game videos, decor, swag, purple and gold popcorn and a large tailgating-sized Jenga were among the fun of it all. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

Boo Bama

13) Susan Whitelaw, Karen Peace, Amanda Perry

“pARTy Like a Primate” was a clever event held Nov. 8 at Nader’s Gallery featuring mixed media local artists and craft cocktail samplings. Artists included Edward Nader, Laura Harter, Nellie Lyons and Paige Powell. Ticket proceeds from the opening night were given to Chimp Haven and samplings included artisanal craft cocktails. One was called The Last Word and another Basil Julep. – Mary Ann Van Osdell

pARTy Like a Primate

14) Ann Payne and Kady Huffman

15) Margaret Love and Edward Nader

16) John Garcia, Harvey Kennedy, Angie White

17) Celia Carr and David Miller

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