All Life Saver funds remain in Shreveport. Since 1998, 32 Idea Grants have been awarded for a total of $1,435,500. Of those Idea Grant recipients, 20 have successfully competed for state, national or privately funded grants bringing $14.3 million back into the community.
Different cultures were represented by the foods served at the event including Greek, Native American, Korean and Chinese. Money raised directly benefits the programs offered by the Multicultural Center of the South..
She was a prodigy in cancer research who shortly thereafter worked with Dr. Mary Sherman who was murdered, and a cast of assassination characters with such familiar names as David Ferrie, a central figure in District Attorney Jim Garrison’s investigation of the assassination that brought Clay Shaw to trial.
“I was a dreamer,” McDaniel said, “and those years were foundational in igniting my dreams. I passionately set lofty goals to become a world’s professional tennis player. Winning the state championships for Shreve each year was a stepping stone to this path.
Charisse Gibson of KSLA was chosen by the judges as the winner of the
first “Dancing for the Cure” on April 4 at the Horseshoe Riverdome. She
was among six broadcast personalities in the contest competing to win
the Pink Mirror Ball trophy.