For the past 24 years, St. Jude has given away more than 340 houses and raised more than $270 million through the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway campaign, the largest single-event fund-raiser for the hospital. It is because of programs like this that families never receive a bill from St.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and successfully pass a civil service test as well as medical, psychological and physical fitness exams, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license and have completed a standard high school education or equivalent.
John Hamm, club manager, then presented nine grants to the following local organizations: Special Olympics, $1,000; Vets Helping Vets, $2,000; Bossier Kids Inc., $2,000; Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, $2,500; Volunteers of America, $2,500; World Vision International,.
Shreveport Green is bringing awareness to keeping Shreveport-Bossier beautiful and green with an amusing, interactive campaign designed to spread the word about respecting the community and others while encouraging residents to share experiences on social media and report areas where litter has been left.
TKG & Associates, an independent municipal advisory firm based in Houston, has been hired to provide financial advice and services as the city moves forward with the sale of $75 million in water and sewer bonds and $93.5 million related to the 2011 general bond issue.