Articles in February Guides, Local Profile, Local News, Mandy Cowley, Tommie Loftin, Cheryl Brodnax and Leah Conti

Stylish Clothing That All Kiddos Can Enjoy—Even Those with Disabilities

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This is a big deal for children, their parents, and the fashion industry in general.... Read full article

Pampers & Papa Noel Drive-Thru Event (Free Diapers & Wipes)

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The Safety Place, Healthy Blue, Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health & East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office to Host Holiday Event for Children & Families... Read full article

D.A.R.E.

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Captain Randy Aguillard, with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, has been teaching kids to “make safe and healthy choices” for 25 years. He is the supervisor of the D.A.R.E. program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, and the progr... Read full article

Focusing on Your Circle of Control

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As a counselor, I treat a lot of anxiety. As a human, I’ve had a lot of anxiety. I believe worrying just comes as part of the human condition. If someone claims they never worry, I’m thinking they either have an impressive supply of medication, or no... Read full article

Manners of the Heart

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She began going to lunch, armed with red paper napkins and silly puppets with spaghetti-filled mouths, to teach the children basic table manners, how to write thank-you notes, and how to have respect for one another.... Read full article



New Venture Theatre

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“I’ve been extremely proud of our community because our audience has donated to make sure we get back on our feet as much as possible.”... Read full article

Cinemark to Celebrate Everyone’s Favorite Cinematic Snack with Popcorn Fest

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Popcorn lovers can savor discounts at open Cinemark theatres and enter for the chance to win free popcorn for a year.... Read full article

1500 Children Left to Be Adopted for Christmas Before December 7th!

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The Salvation Army has nearly 1500 children who need to be adopted this Christmas through the Angel Tree program and is also asking for donations of toys and new clothing for children of all ages and sizes.... Read full article

Are You a Filmmaker?

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Lights, camera, action! Louisiana Public Broadcasting is calling for entries for short films from local filmmakers. The films submitted will be nominated for inclusion in the ninth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The PBS Online Film Festival showcas... Read full article

4 Reasons Why Every Child Should See Inside Out (And 3 Reasons Parents Should Watch It, Too)

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In 2015, Disney Pixar released a movie called Inside Out. In the movie, a young girl named Riley has to move across the country because her father gets a new job. When she is uprooted from her simple, Midwestern life and brought into the hustle and b... Read full article

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