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Thursday, May 09, 2019
Restaurants were invited to participate in a Restaurant Challenge at the Livingston Parish Expo this Tuesday. Eleven local establishments brought samples of their signature dishes such as bread pudding, jambalaya, crawfish cheesecakes, corn grits and more and competed for three awards. “The Expo is already known as a great way to connect to the business community of Livingston Parish,” said April ...read more
Categories: - Featured Article, Press Release, Chamber News, Business News
Thursday, May 09, 2019
The Suma Center filled with more than 100 local businesses, community organizations and government offices on Wednesday as Livingston Parish residents connected and learned about the community at the 8th Annual Livingston Parish Expo and Job Fair. “We are proud to host the premier business Expo in the region. Between the job fair, booths for business and community organizations and the Restaurant ...read more
Categories: Business News, Press Release, - Featured Article
Thursday, May 02, 2019
The Louisiana State Treasury office will be on site at the Livingston Parish Expo prepared to help people find and receive their unclaimed property. According to the Louisiana State Treasury website, there is anywhere from $850 million to $900 million of unclaimed money owed in Louisiana. Individuals are not the only ones who could have unclaimed money, businesses also may have funds they do not ...read more
Categories: - Featured Article, Press Release, Business News, Chamber News
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Livingston Young Professionals, as a part of their goal to work, play and give in Livingston Parish, partnered in the months of March and April with Child Advocacy Services. The organization provides advocacy, clinical services and abuse prevention resources to give a voice, healing and security to children. LYP chose Child Advocacy Services to be the beneficiary of their Annual Dodge Ball ...read more
Categories: Livingston Young Professionals, Press Release, Human Interest, Business News
Monday, April 29, 2019
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce announced 13 scholarship recipients at the Livingston Parish Education Luncheon on April 10.   At the luncheon, former Chamber Scholarship recipient, Daniel Wendt, gave a keynote address where he shared lessons with the students, he has learned by starting and running a business that he did not learn in school. Things like what to do when you can’t fill ...read more
Categories: - Featured Article, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Business News, Chamber News
Monday, April 29, 2019
Livingston Parish is holding its 8th annual EXPO and Job Fair, titled Love Livingston Parish EXPO, on Tuesday, May 7 from 4 to 7 pm at the Suma Hall and Community Center off I-12 at the Satsuma Exit. The free event is touted as one of the largest expos in the region with over 100 vendors and offers a great opportunity to get face to face with potential employers and customers.  “Our business ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Business News, Press Release, Chamber, Community, - Featured Article
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Date:  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 RE:  LPPS Superintendent Selection The Livingston Parish School Board is about to exercise their most important vote as a board, selecting the next Livingston Parish Public School superintendent.  No duty is more important to any board of directors and that is certainly the case with the leader of the public school system.   Five candidates have applied for the ...read more
Categories: Education, Business News, - Featured Article
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
New Rate Outpaces Federal Minimum Wage by More than 60 Percent  [HAMMOND, La.] — Effective March 2019, minimum wage at North Oaks Health System has increased from $9.00 per hour to $12.00 per hour. The increase exceeds the federal (and Louisiana) minimum wage rate by more than 60 percent. To learn more about job opportunities with North Oaks Health System, visit www.northoaks.org/jobs. As North ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News, Business News
Friday, March 29, 2019
Denham Springs --The retirement of Livingston Parish Schools Superintendent Rick Wentzel has launched a superintendent search. School Board President Buddy Mincey will update community members at the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce’s Education in Livingston Parish Lunch on April 10th. Northshore Technical Community College’s Acting Chancellor for the Livingston Parish Campus, Dr. Daniel ...read more
Categories: - Featured Article, Business News, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
After 15 other teams were eliminated, Labarre Associates’ “LA Dodgers” and Restoration 1’s “Ball of Duty” battled for first place at the Livingston Young Professionals Dodge Ball Tournament on March 21. Labarre Associates finally took home the gold in front of more than 130 players and spectators after eliminating each Restoration 1 player. Teams also came up with unique and creative names to snag ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Livingston Young Professionals, Business News, - Featured Article
Thursday, March 14, 2019
 Livingston Young Professionals Dodge Ball Tournament Benefits CASA   Livingston Young Professionals, LYP, will host its third annual Dodge Ball Tournament on March 21 at 6:30 pm. The event will be held at North Park in Denham Springs and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Child Advocacy Services.    The leadership council of the Livingston Young Professionals program is coordinating the ...read more
Categories: - Featured Article, Business News, Livingston Young Professionals, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, February 22, 2019
Business owners, stakeholders and legislative candidates attended the kickoff to LABI’s annual legislative tour, with a presentation by Stephen Waguespack, LABI President and CEO. The tour’s first stop was in Livingston Parish on Tuesday, February 19th. This event of the state chamber of commerce was hosted by our parish wide chamber, the Livingston Parish Chamber.   The presentation, entitled ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, Press Release, Business News, - Featured Article, Leadership Livingston