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SCORE will host a business seminar on Tuesday

Baton Rouge Area SCORE will be hosting a free online seminar on how to start a business from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

The event covers topics such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, the components of business ownership, critical success factors, legal issues and financing.

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An Acadian receives awards from the American Heart Association

Seven of the Acadian Ambulance service areas received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who have suffered severe heart attacks in 2020.

Acadian’s Houston service area received Silver Plus recognition.

Acadian capital (covering the parishes of East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupée, Iberville, East Feliciana, Livingston and Ascension); Northeastern Louisiana (covering the parish of Ouachita); Southwest Louisiana (covering the parishes of Calcasieu, Jeff Davis and Acadia); Jackson County, Mississippi; The Southeast Texas and Central Texas service areas have each achieved Bronze Plus recognition.

“The Acadian Ambulance is dedicated to providing optimal care to patients with heart attacks, a commitment that has not wavered even in a year with a pandemic and multiple hurricanes,” said the doctor- Chief, Dr. Chuck Burnell. “It is an honor to continue to be recognized for our dedication and achievements in emergency medical care efforts through the Mission: Lifeline program.”

The LEDC will hold a quarterly meeting on October 21

The Livingston Economic Development Council will hold its quarterly meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Forrest Grove Plantation, 8743 Stephenson Drive, Denham Springs.

Economist Loren C. Scott will be the guest speaker.

The lunch fee is $ 23. Register in advance for this meeting by clicking here. If you prefer to pay at the door, RSVP to [email protected] or call (225) 686-3982 by October 19.

Baton Rouge General Expands Urology Services with New Satellite Clinics

Baton Rouge General has added two satellite urology clinics, headed by Dr William “Trey” Kubricht and Dr Andrew McCall, which will provide inpatient and outpatient services.

A native of Baton Rouge and a graduate of Episcopal High School, Kubricht studied biochemistry at the University of Florida and completed his medical studies at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He will see the patients at 8595, avenue Picardie, office 315.

McCall, originally from Lake Charles, received a Bachelor of Science degree from LSU and his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He will see the patients at 8595, avenue Picardie, office 100.

Researcher works to improve climate change predictions

LSU scientist Cheryl Harrison coordinated a team of 23 international researchers from the United States, Australia, Europe and Canada who produced a landmark paper on marine climate change impact projections.

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Harrison is Assistant Professor in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at LSU.

The study suggests that while models of marine ecosystems are the key tools used to understand how climate change might impact food webs and fisheries in the future, how these models represent the key processes that determine the response. from ecosystem to climate change differ considerably. These researchers believe that this uncertainty could cause models to underestimate the future impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Christian’s Creamery open in the center

Christian’s Creamery is open at 14350 Wax Rd Suite 107 in the center.

The Crèmerie, open from noon to 9 p.m., serves a variety of homemade ice creams made with local dairy products. They have treats for people with dietary restrictions, including dairy-free and sugar-free options. Christian Guyban is the owner.

NexusLA receives SBA award of $ 50,000

Nexus Louisiana received $ 50,000 as part of the US Small Business Administration’s Growth Accelerator Fund competition.

The program is designed to stimulate innovative ideas that support entrepreneurs who research and develop STEM-related innovations in under-represented communities. NexusLA is one of two Louisiana-based accelerators and incubators to receive an award under the GAFC initiative.

NexusLA plans to use the money to launch Phase 2 of Ignition, which helps budding women entrepreneurs to market and implement business ideas. 

Livingston Parish Chamber opens nominations for women’s awards

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce opened nominations for the Livingston Female Leadership Award, recognizing women of excellence who live, work and / or volunteer in Livingston Parish.

Nominations for the awards are open until October 21.

Nomination forms for the awards can be found online through the Livingston Parish Chamber’s Events Calendar at The winners will be honored at a special event in December.

Wilson Warehouse to Host Supply Chain Conference

Wilson Warehouse, along with the International Warehouse Logistics Association, will host the first-ever Baton Rouge 2021 Supply Chain Seminar.

The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 21, at the Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Individual ticket prices start at $ 80, with corporate sponsor levels starting at $ 500. For more information or to register for SCBR2021, visit

Lakeview Regional wins the “Get with the Guidelines” quality awards

The Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington was once again honored by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association with awards of excellence.

The hospital was awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus award with Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. The awards recognize a hospital’s commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and community outcomes. it serves. This is the sixth consecutive year that Lakeview Regional, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, has received these awards.


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