Big Event kicks off at 10 a.m. March 17 in Centenary’s Fitness Center, when Shreveport City Councilman Jeff Everson, who represents the Highland neighborhood, will address the volunteers and highlight the importance of communitybuilding activities like the Big Event.
Blake created the Black History Awards program in the 1970s to recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in business, education and faith. The awards are bestowed as part of the church’s celebration of Black History Month in February.
Community partners and local employers representing hospitals, staffing agencies, information technology companies, IT Solutions, billing companies, casino entertainment businesses, insurance agencies, military, pharmacies and retail companies will be present at the Career Fair.
There’s plenty to do for nature lovers this time of year. Stop by the gardens of the American Rose Center for the Spring Bloom on April 21 to celebrate the 118- acre rose garden coming to life. View the beautiful, blooming sunflowers at Sunflower Trail and Festival along Hwy.
The free-admission festival holds the distinction as the first event of its kind to be held in the historic park/ Crawfish boiled on side by Shane’s Acadiana of Shreveport will be available for sale, along with beer, burgers, sodas and other concessions.
Being aware and knowing what to do matters during an active shooter event. In the wake of the tragic shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell, Jr.
How did it all come about? He said that a group called The Honeycutt Group started the East Texas Blues Award about for or five years ago. “Since then, they started an Alabama Music Awards and then the Ark-La-Tex Music Awards, and now they have the Tennessee Music Awards, so they’re really moving around,” Self said.