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Monday, March 14, 2016
Go Red: The annual Go Red for Women Luncheon was hosted by the Northwest Louisiana American Heart Association on Feb. 18 at the Shreveport Convention Center. The luncheon provided activities that were educational and encouraging to influential men and women who could possibly become champions of heart and stroke health and prevention. 
Business
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Jessica Lowe Hall has been named the executive director of March of Dimes of North Louisiana. In her new role, Hall is responsible for market development, fundraising, strategic communication, marketing and acting as the organization’s spokesperson.
On The Scene
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Justinian: Guests stepped right up to Grand Bal XXII. “The Greatest Show on Earth” was the theme of the Krewe of Justinian ball held Jan. 22 at the Shreveport Convention Center. The centerpieces were clever, everything from mini circus tents to stuffed animals in cages to elephants. There were also boa hoops with stuffed animals, carnations placed to look like cotton candy, plenty of popcorn and peanuts and animal crackers.
On The Scene
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
Producers: The Strand Theatre in downtown Shreveport hosted the Broadway show “The Producers” on Jan. 17. The show was nearly sold out. The next show at The Strand, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” is March 11. 
Events
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
Cole Swindell will play at the Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium March 20. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.General admission. Tickets are $29.50 and will be $33.50 the day of the show. FEB. 19: DIANA ROSS,.
Business
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Cook Yancey announced the following attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers: Sam Caverlee, Sid Cook, Al Hand, Bernard Johnson, John Kalmbach, Bill Kalmbach, Robert Kennedy, Ken Mascagni and Herschel Richard. Additionally, David Hemken, Matt May, and Logan Schroeder have been named Rising Stars in Louisiana.
Business
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Louisiana senators and representatives were sworn in Jan. 11 at the Capitol in Baton Rouge, as was Louisiana’s new governor and other statewide elected officials. There was a 19-cannon salute, prayers and music. The Centenary College Choir was among preinaugural performers.
On The Scene
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Independence Bowl: The Independence Bowl Foundation hosted the Camping World Independence Bowl game Dec. 26 at Independence Stadium. It was the 40th anniversary of the bowl game. Virginia Tech played against the University of Tulsa, with Virginia Tech winning 55 to 52. The Camping World Independence Bowl selected Berlin Airlift Veterans as the recipient of the 2015 Omar N. Bradley “Spirit of Independence Award.” 

On The Scene
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
1920s Gala: Chimp Haven celebrated 20 years of providing and promoting the best care of sanctuary for chimpanzees and inspiring action for the species worldwide. To celebrate this major anniversary, Chimp Haven hosted a 1920s themed gala Nov. 7 at Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino. The night featured a delicious dinner, collection of unique auction items and dancing to the sounds of New Orleans jazz band, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns.
On The Scene
Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
Glitz and Grits: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum hosted its fundraiser Glitz and Grits to the theme of “Louisiana Saturday Night” on Sept. 26. Guests were entertained by the Bayou Boys and Raku Potter Bruce Odell, who showed guests his unique artwork. Buddy Caldwell also performed as Elvis at the event. Silver Star catered the event, providing food stations throughout the museum.

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