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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
Categories: - Featured Article, Chamber News, Political, Chamber, Community News, Press Release
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
Categories: Business News, Member News, Press Release
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
Categories: Business News, Community, - Featured Article, Chamber News, Press Release
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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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Judge Blair Edwards of the 21st Judicial District Court and Lori Steele from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office will keynote at the second annual Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Event on Sept. 20 at Forrest Grove in Denham Springs.   Judge Edwards is a child advocate, attorney, wife, mother and judge. She is the former Executive Director of the Ginger Ford Habitat ...read more
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Gator Millworks Promotes Lacey Meier to Vice President of Pre-Construction Gator Millworks is pleased to announce the promotion of Lacey Meier from Project Estimator to Vice President of Pre-Construction. In this new role, Lacey will be tasked with coordinating and overseeing all estimating and pre-construction efforts for Gator Millworks. “I am so appreciative for this opportunity to help ...read more
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Livingston Parish has consistently had one of the highest numbers of children in foster care in the state and there has been a chronic shortage of families and resources to care for them all. Many must be removed from the parish to available families in surrounding areas, further disrupting their lives.   Awareness of the needs and organizations involved in the foster care system is necessary to ...read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
Pictured from left to right: April Wehrs, President/CEO Livingston Parish Chamber; Nisha Hebert, RN (PRN); Marlena Nobile, LPN; Shawn Brady, Chamber Ambassador; Brynlee Champagne; Heather F. Champagne, PNP-C; Robert Reynolds, Chamber Ambassador; Amanda Martin, LPN (PRN); Steve Bernard, Chamber Ambassador; Michelle Tranchina, Chamber AmbassadorWaterway Pediatrics held a Ribbon Cutting event hosted ...read more
Categories: Business News, Ribbon Cuttings
Friday, August 24, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELeaps and Bounds Sports Center to Celebrate 20th “Birthday” Saturday The Denham Springs based acrobatic gym will celebrate 20 years of business and fun this Saturday at their location on Eden Church Rd. The Birthday Bash will be held from 11 am- 3 pm and include games, an obstacle course face painting and prizes, including a month of tuition. The event is free to the public ...read more
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Monday, August 20, 2018
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will host the Live2Lead live web broadcast for the second year following the popular introduction of the event in 2017. The Livingston Parish Chamber expects 200 people to fill The Movie Tavern on October 12 to learn about The Art of the Shift from world class leaders.  The John Maxwell Company is thrilled to announce that entertainment mogul Tyler Perry ...read more
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Monday, August 20, 2018
Denham Springs became home to two new All Star dealerships this June. All Star Nissan and All Star Kia held ribbon cutting ceremonies on June 27 and 29 at a facility facing I-12 across from the Juban Crossing Shopping Center. The Nissan location is over 35 thousand square feet and holds 26 service bays. All Star doubled the size of the previous Florida Boulevard location and increased the staff. ...read more
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Inc. Magazine Unveils Its 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000For the 3rd Time, Quality Engineering & Surveying Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 4276 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 79 Percent   Port Vincent, LA August 15, 2018 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Quality Engineering & Surveying is No. 4276 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most ...read more
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Touchable Tan owner and CEO Tara Sanders was delighted to be included on the Best Things Louisiana list of the 10 Best Tanning Salons in the State. Touchable Tan snagged the number 2 spot.  Tara bought the salon in 2012 when her younger sister who worked there let her know that it was up for sale. Since then she has grown the company and expanded and improved the services offered. The salon ...read more
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Gator Millworks is moving their team under one collaborative roof on a 76 thousand square foot property. About 100 people came out for the groundbreaking of the state-of-the-art facility. Gator Millworks CEO said they chose to hold the groundbreaking on Aug 13, the anniversary of the 2016 flood “For a reason.” Foster said that the company is moving past the flood, growing and expanding more than ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Parish President Layton Ricks gave his annual State of the Parish address on Wednesday accompanied by Representative Valarie Hodges, Livingston Parish Tourism’s Eric Edwards, David Bennett from the Livingston Economic Development Council and April Wehrs from the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce. Ricks told the crowd of 140 that not only is the parish recovering, but that Livingston Parish is ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
The newest Leadership Livingston class got together at the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce office to meet one another and an introduction to the course that they will participate in over the next nine months.   The 28 students will kick off the program at an overnight retreat on August 19th and 20th where they will simulate a society and learn about the struggles of each class of society ...read more
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Hannis T. Bourgeois LLP is proud to announce they have named Debbie Moran and Trey Sanders partners of the firm effective July 1, 2018.  “These individuals make a positive impact on our clients, our people and our communities. They demonstrate a deep commitment to the development and growth of the firm, “said Managing Partner, Monica Zumo.  “We are proud of their accomplishments and look forward ...read more
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
On Wednesday, August 8, the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Parish luncheon at Forrest Grove Plantation with important updates from Parish President Layton Ricks and Representative Valarie Hodges. Ricks will provide his annual State of the Parish address and Representative Hodges will report on the Comite Project. Construction has been discussed and delayed for 34 ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Jeremy Aydell to Speak at Livingston Young Professionals Annual Meeting At the LYP Annual Meeting, the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will introduce the inaugural Livingston Future 5. Young professionals who are making an impact in the parish will be selected from nominations submitted throughout the month of June. “Livingston Parish has many invaluable resources including exceptional ...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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