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News for Human Interest

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Denham Springs, LA (January 14, 2019) – CC’s Coffeehouse CEO & President Celton Hayden, Jr. will give the keynote address at the Livingston Parish Chamber’s Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet on Jan. 23. Livingston Parish Chamber President & CEO, April Wehrs, said Hayden was a natural choice to keynote the event, “Celton is a leader who invests not only in his business but also in people. He loves ...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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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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