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Monday, December 10, 2018
Hood Memorial, North Oaks Health System Enter Into Cooperative Endeavor Agreement   [AMITE, La.] – Hood Memorial, through its Board of Commissioners, entered into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with North Oaks Health System effective Monday, December 3, 2018. The agreement is for consulting services and leadership. “As Hospital Service District number 2 of Tangipahoa Parish, Hood Memorial ...read more
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Friday, December 07, 2018
Two Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce members were recognized in Baton Rouge Business Report's "40 Under 40" list this year.  Chad Foster, CEO & President of Gator Millworks, Inc. has been recognized for his community contributions including working with middle and high school students to educate them about the millwork industry as well as professional accomplishments like resuming production ...read more
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Thursday, December 06, 2018
Livingston Parish Business of the Year Awards The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations until midnight on Dec. 13 for the Livingston Parish Business of the Year awards. The awards highlight outstanding businesses that follow best practices and positively impact both the economy and community of Livingston Parish. Applications will be judged out of state and the winners ...read more
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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Back in 2006, Jeff LaRosa and Baker Brooks couldn’t believe how long the $72 million renovation of the downtown Baton Rouge Hilton Hotel was taking. LaRosa, representing the project’s architect, and Brooks, there on behalf of the general contractor, took some two days walking through each floor of the 10-story hotel, logging deficiencies during the construction’s punch list phase. The punch ...read more
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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
(Denham Springs, LA) – After learning about the needs of the elderly to stay warm at a Chamber of Commerce meeting, employees at Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union went into action. They donated $1,000 to the Livingston Council on Aging to assist local seniors as temperatures dropped into the 30s and 40s this week in Livingston Parish. “Elderly people are calling daily in need of heaters and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce hosted the third Student Business Conference on Friday, Nov. 16 at Carter Plantation. Juniors from Doyle, Holden and Maurepas high schools learned real-world career skills in the areas of ethics, communication and teamwork from local business leaders. Students were divided into three groups and rotated through classes taught by business professionals from ...read more
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Livingston Parish Chamber Names Ambassador of the Year (Denham Springs, LA) - Shawn Brady was selected as the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Ambassador of the Year. The announcement was made at the Chamber’s Leads for Lunch event at The Movie Tavern at Juban Crossing. Chamber Ambassadors mentor members, engage the community and represent the Chamber. Each year one ambassador is ...read more
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Livingston Parish Chamber Launching Litter Free LP Initiative with Cleanup Day The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is holding a parish-wide clean-up day on Saturday, Nov. 10. Raising awareness about the issue of litter in Livingston Parish is a priority for the Chamber. The cleanup day will also kick off a campaign for a litter-free parish. Livingston Parish Chamber ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
Business News for the Week of Oct. 15The Springs at Juban Crossing Apartments held a grand opening celebration on Sunday that had something for everyone. The grand opening featured food from Hooters and Walk-On’s, a car show, live band and more. There was also a pet adoption at the event, which helped to highlight the animal-friendly nature of the apartment complex. Magnolia Wealth Strategies, a ...read more
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
For Immediate Release: October 9, 2018  Denham Springs Candidates to Meet with Business Leaders  Denham Springs, LA (October 9, 2018) – Eight candidates seeking offices in Denham Springs races have confirmed they will meet with Chamber business leaders for an opportunity to discuss the direction of the city.    Todd Caruso, Denham Springs Attorney and Chamber board member stated. ”The Chamber ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
Albany, LA (October 8, 2018) – So far eight candidates seeking various offices in Albany races have confirmed they will be present at the Albany Candidates Meet & Greet – Forum hosted by the Livingston Parish Chamber.  April Wehrs, Chamber President stated, “The Chamber’s board and governmental affairs committee will host this event. The program will be formal with time allotments for each ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Business News for the week of Oct. 8Holmes Building Supply saved Christmas for 4,000 children. The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree drive was in jeopardy after their usual warehouse for Christmas gifts was damaged by a car. The organization uses donated space, so they had no money to rent an alternate warehouse. Matt Holmes offered a Holmes Building Supply warehouse that had been on the market for more ...read more
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Friday, September 28, 2018
Business & Community News for the week of October 1Cox Business’ Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, Fran Gladden, was honored as Alumnus of the year by McNeese State Alumni Association. After graduating from McNeese in 1977, Gladden began an accomplished career in government and community relations including for Louisiana Economic Development. She joined Cox Business in 2009 and ...read more
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
For Immediate Release: September 24, 2018Fran Gladden Honored as 2018 Alumnus of the Year by McNeese State Alumni AssociationLOUISIANA – September 24, 2018 – Fran Gladden, vice president of government and public affairs for Cox Southeast Region, recently was named by the McNeese State University Alumni Association as one of three 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. The Award is the highest ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
NEWS RELEASEContact:                  April Wehrs                                 (225) 665-8155                                  april@livingstonparishchamber.org  Louisiana State Chambers of the Year Announced for 2018  BOSSIER CITY, LA (September 24, 2018) - "Being the best organization we can be for the benefit of our members and Livingston Parish is a top priority.  We continue to adjust ...read more
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Friday, September 21, 2018
The venue was packed with almost 200 attendees for the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Women’s Leadership Special Event with headlining speakers Judge Blair Edwards and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer, Lori Steele. The Livingston Parish Chamber recognized five women with Women’s Leadership Awards. Shannon Bernard representing Primerica, Regina ...read more
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Business News Week of September 17The second location of BRQ Seafood & Barbecue will be opening on September 18. Co-owner and executive chef, Justin Ferguson’s hometown of Denham Springs will soon have a new restaurant where VooDoo BBQ used to be. The restaurant will be full service with a bar and a to-go option, a new feature for the Denham Springs location. Are you comfortable in the spotlight? ...read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Business News Week of September 10thDianette Busbin is the new manager atSouthern Properties. She is an experienced realtor in South Louisiana with eight years in the business, which makes her the perfect person to manage the successful, multi-agent branch of Berkshire Hathaway. We’re jumping for joy. Denham Spring’s first trampoline park, Airborne Extreme, is set to have a soft opening on ...read more
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Friday, June 15, 2018
7 of the Best TED Talks for Small Business  © Can Stock Photo Inc. / ra2studio One of the hardest things about running a business is finding the resources you need – be it human resources, financial resources, or educational resources. There's no question you know your product, service or industry but what do you know about running a business or social media, or marketing, or sales? And how has ...read more
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Friday, February 02, 2018
Message from Chairman of the Board, John Blount     "In my time with the chamber, I've understood more than ever what a necessary partner the chamber is in making Livingston Parish better.  We are an organization that brings the business community together, not only for a voice and business growth - which is important, but also for our collective efforts in engaging the business community in ...read more
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