Premier Geotech and Testing Continues to Grow Its Staff [BATON ROUGE, LA, October 31, 2019] Premier Geotech and Testing, a geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing firm in Baton Rouge, expands its geotechnical division with the addition of Brenda Novoa, P.E., MSCE as the firm’s newest Geotechnical Engineer. Ms. Novoa will be focused on project management and developing creative solutions to geotechnical challenges. Ms. Novoa has been in the industry for more than 17 years and
(Denham Springs, La.) – Live2Lead, a conference from the John C. Maxwell Company, features five world-class speakers covering a range of topics to inspire and equip personal and organizational leadership. The conference will be broadcast at The Movie Tavern in Juban Crossing on Nov. 1. Check-in and a continental breakfast will begin at 7:15 am, the program will begin at 8 am. Speakers include: John C. Maxwell, leadership expert, bestselling author and coach. John C. Maxwell, a #1 New York Times
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce has decided to tackle litter in a big way. The Chamber’s Love Lp campaign launched last year to encourage community pride and enhance Livingston Parish. The focal point of the Love Lp campaign is the Litter Free Lp initiative. “We want to make an organized, community effort to fight this issue that we all agree is a serious problem and a priority in our Parish,” said John Blount, Litter Initiative Chair. The initiative so far has been focused on two goals,
(Denham Springs, La.) - Urban Air Denham Springs celebrated a ribbon cutting on Friday with the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce to kick off a weekend of grand opening celebrations. Franchise owners, Ron and Bobbie Tindall were proud to offer an exclusive, free VIP Party for first responders and military families, as well as Livingston Parish Chamber members on Friday evening following the ribbon cutting. Saturday morning the party continued with live music and free passes for the first 200 guests in
Sherwin-Williams celebrated a ribbon-cutting with the Livingston Parish Chamber for their new Walker location on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Walker Branch Manager, Josh Camp, says that in the three months the store has been open they have surpassed sales goals and credits their customer service. “People asked how we’ve done it. It’s how we treat people. I’m country. I’m from a small town. We just treat people well.” The ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the Contractors Grand Opening for the store including food,
(Denham Springs, La.) – The Livingston Parish Chamber Announced the 2019 recipients of the Women’s Leadership Awards on Friday, Sept. 20 at the Women’s Leadership Event. The awards rounded out an event with three dynamic speakers, Judge Zoey Waguespack, Dr. Mari Ann Callais and Wendy Rodrigue, who moved attendees to laughter and tears. The Awards were presented to six women who live, work or volunteer in Livingston Parish and have exhibited excellence in their area of expertise and paved the way for the
Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP was recognized by Construction Executive at #34 in a list of the top 50 construction CPA firms. Construction Executive selected firms based on 2018 revenues from construction practice, number of CPAs in construction practice, percentage of firm’s total revenues from construction practice, number of construction clients in 2018, number of office locations with a construction accounting practice, number of employees with CCIFP certification, and year construction accounting practice
Dr. Vickie Auguste, BESE District 6 Candidate Dr. Auguste, a product of the East Baton Rouge Parish Public School System, is a native of Baton Rouge and a resident of Ascension Parish. She and her husband Bruce, have four adult children and one minor child who attends high school in the Ascension Parish Public School System. They have six grandchildren and two godchildren. Dr. Auguste has an undergraduate degree in sociology, a master’s degree in social science and a master’s degree in education
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, better known as CARF International, has announced that North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital has been re-accredited with no recommendations – an accomplishment achieved by only 3 percent of facilities surveyed worldwide. This latest re-accreditation applies to the hospital’s adult inpatient rehabilitation and stroke specialty programs. It is the eighth consecutive voluntary 3-year accreditation that CARF International has awarded to North Oaks
Construction Executive Magazine Names LaPorte one of ‘Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms’ for 2019
(Metairie, LA) In its first ranking of this kind, Construction Executive magazine has named LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors to the list of ‘Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms.’ Hundreds of accounting firms nationwide completed the survey to be considered for the list. Rankings were decided from a complex algorithm which considered the following: revenues from construction practice; number of CPAs in the construction practice; percentage of firm’s total revenues from construction practice; number of
Quality Engineering Named one of Top 5,000 Companies in U.S. Quality Engineering and Surveying, Inc has been named one of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States for the fourth year in a row by Inc. 500. In addition to being number 2,869 on the top 5,000 list, they are also the forty-fourth fastest-growing engineering company and twenty-third fastest growing company in Louisiana.Dr. Cynthia Baker Named Best in State The Optometry Association of Louisiana has named Dr.
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce encourages Livingston Parish residents to be informed voters by attending two political forums hosted by the Livingston Parish Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee in September. April Wehrs, Chamber President and CEO said, “Keeping voters informed is an important goal of the Governmental Affairs Committee. Hosting political forums like these are an excellent way for people to learn more about the candidates that they will be voting for in October.” On Sept. 19
The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce announces the speaker line up for their third annual Women’s Leadership Event. The event will be held on Friday, September 20th beginning at 11:00 a.m. in Denham Springs. About the speakers: Wendy Rodrigue, award-winning public speaker, author, art historian and widow of artist George Rodrigue will be headlining the event. Included in her presentation is an exhibit from the “Blue Dog” archives along with personal stories of George behind the art. Dr.