The workshop is divided into three distinct sections. Shreve Memorial genealogy librarian Reed Mathews begins the workshop with Session 1, “How to Begin Your African-American Family Research” at 9:30 a.m. He continues the discussion in Session 2, “Sources of Information for African- American Family Research” at 11 a.
“We knocked this event out of the park in 2016,” said Kelly Wells, executive director of the Shreveport- Bossier Sports Commission, “and we are already working hard with our local organizing committee to ensure 2017 is just as successful..
“This is a great opportunity for all alumni and friends of the college to show their support for the new president while at the same time addressing the scholarship needs of current and future Ladies and Gents,” said Fred Landry, vice president for development.
Guests will watch Chef Harris demonstrate how to cook items from the Official Meal of North Louisiana. They will also be able to participate in hands-on instruction and enjoy a lunch consisting of those items that were prepared in advance. Attendees will be able to take home recipes for these authentic dishes.
The event is part of Virginia College’s parent company Education Corporation of America’s national community health fairs being held simultaneously at 64 other Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute and Virginia College locations in 17 states.
The scholarships are made available each year through the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Honorary Membership Program to help defray the costs associated with higher education. One scholarship is awarded in each parish where the sheriff participates in the Honorary Membership Program.
Students from the Ark- La-Tex on the Dean’s List include the following: Benton — Ahmad Kasabali and Sophia Kiser; Bossier City — Pamela Bradford, Madison Brogan, Robert Elliott, Nathan Gay, Carissa Herndon, Brianna Jackson, Kayla Laws, Taylor Smith,...
Roraback joined the sheriff’s office in November of 1999. He worked in security, booking, work release and grievance at the Caddo Correctional Center. As a captain, he will oversee the work release program. Roraback holds a master’s degree in management and served in the U.
Registration for MLK Service Day is free and includes breakfast, lunch and transportation. Check-in begins at 7:15 a.m. in Kilpatrick Auditorium, and participants will be returned to campus at noon for lunch. Online registration is available at https://orgsync.