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Local men, TV star team up to fight to end breast cancer

October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The American Cancer Society (ACS), the nation’s largest nonprofit source of cancer research funding, has teamed up with Ryan Serhant, CEO of real estate brokerage SERHANT, and Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing star, in the fight against breast cancer. As the national ambassador to the program, Serhant will be wearing pink every day in…
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Shreveport learning center ranked #1 in the nation

Donesa Walker, owner of Learning Rx Shreveport-Bossier, swept the 2021 convention with top awards from the company, coming home with both the 2021 Community Impact Award and Top Center in Customer Service Award. The Community Impact Award is presented to centers that…
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YPI announces 2021 Class of Young Professionals under 40

The Young Professionals Initiative (YPI), a program of the Greater Shreveport Chamber, debuted its 2021 40 Under Forty class Friday. YPI enlisted a special committee to select 40 young professionals under the age of forty from Northwest Louisiana based on values such as…
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Louisiana Film Prize announces top 20 filmmakers

The 2021 Louisiana Film Prize announced the 20 finalists who will compete for a $25,000 grand prize (the world’s largest cash prize for a narrative short film) during a masked rooftop outdoor celebration at the Remington Suite Hotel. Year 10 of the award-winning Louisiana…
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Live theatre returns to Shreveport-Bossier

Live theatre is returning to our area for the first time since the pandemic shutdown many live productions. After pivoting to pre-recorded, online performances, local theatre companies are preparing to showcase shows in front of a live audience for the first time in over a…
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ReForm Shreveport Creates Crowdsourced Water Outage Map

This past week, a severe Winter Storm ripped through communities and wreaked havoc on infrastructure across the South. People in Shreveport were seeking a way to communicate the status of their situation with their neighbors and city government. ReForm Shreveport, a group…
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Medical device company Winter Innovations wins LA Startup Prize

Winter Innovations, a female-fronted startup based in Memphis, TN, walked away the winner of the sixth Louisiana Startup Prize this Sunday, August 25 in Shreveport, LA. Winter Innovations took home $25,000 and invaluable connections to investors and business resources. The…
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6th Annual Louisiana Startup Prize Announces Finalists

Now in its sixth year, the Louisiana Startup Prize is proud to announce its Top 5 finalists for the 2019 Prize season. They are Neuro Rescue from Columbus, OH, Athlete Cart from Monroe, LA, Winter Innovations from Memphis, TN, Zap Maid from New Orleans, LA, and Ben’s Body…
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YPI Announces 2019 Class of 40 Under Forty

The Young Professional Initiative, a young professionals program of the Greater Shreveport Chamber in Northwest Louisiana, debuted its 2019 40 Under Forty class Thursday evening at Red River Brewing in Shreveport, LA. YPI enlisted a special committee to select 40…
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SB Tourism Bureau issues $1,000 photo challenge

The Shreveport-Bossier Tourism Bureau issued a photography challenge in this year’s annual Official Visitor’s Guide to Shreveport-Bossier. You have a chance to win a share of $1,000 in cash prizes by simply posting photos on your Instagram using the hashtag…