MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish officials are looking for ways to help combat illegal dumping and littering problems that's plagued the parish for years. A "litter and illegal trash dumping summit" is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the city of Monroe's public safety center on U.S. 165 South.... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - McNeese State University will play host to students and faculty from its fellow University of Louisiana System institutions later this week when the system holds its first Academic Summit.
It takes place Thursday and Friday at the Lake Charles campus. It will feature presentations... more »
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The Southern Gaming Summit will put the spotlight on Louisiana during part of its event May 8-10 in Biloxi, Miss. The May 9 session is a collaboration of the Mississippi Casino Operators Association and Louisiana Casino Association. Wade Duty, executive director of the Louisiana association, will... more »
Monroe, Louisiana - The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC), in collaboration with Louisiana Economic Development (LED), is hosting a statewide Step Up to Exporting Summit to connect small businesses with resources and expertise that can help them enter new markets and increase revenues from exports. During this event, participants... more »
Public input on the direction of public education will be sought in a conference set Feb. 28 in Lafayette. The Advocate reports ( http://bit.ly/AvKEW1 ) the session will include community members, business leaders and educators. Angela Morrison, chief of community impact for the United Way of Acadiana, said the program... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover and other officials say a mid-February meeting will provide small business owners with a wealth of information about doing business in northwest Louisiana. Glover and others set a Monday news conference to talk up the Northwest Louisiana Small Business Summit, which is... more »
Event Name - "Saving Our Streets" Summit on Drugs & Violence
Organization - The West End Neighborhood Association
Event Place - Anderson Middle School in New Iberia, La.
Event Date - Saturday, May 7, 2011
Event Time - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Event Phone... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is meeting with his fellow Republican governors in Ohio. Jindal's office says the governor was traveling to Cincinnati on Monday to attend the Republican Governor's Association Policy Summit. He'll return to Baton Rouge on Tuesday. On the agenda are discussions about federal... more »
WASHINGTON - United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., will speak at the Fairness Now for Black Farmers Summit in Baton Rouge on Tuesday, August 24, at 1 p.m.The summit will be hosted by the National Black Farmers Association.
Sen. Landrieu will join the National Black Farmers Association in... more »