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LIVINGSTON
Rodney N. Erdey law office reopens at same street, different suite
Rodney Erdey was one of the many business owners affected by last August’s flood. He has announced that his Rodney N. Erdey, P.L.C. law office has re-opened on Del Este Avenue, but his office relocated across the parking lot from their old Suite 202 to Suite 701.
His office’s area of law practice focuses primarily on civil matters and litigations, involving personal injury (e.g. automobile accidents), succession, social security, family (divorce & custody), real estate (boundary dispute, cash sale, donation), and other general legal needs (e.g. power of attorney, wills, etc.) If you have any questions or need legal assistance, contact his office at 225-791-6300.

Army recruiting center reopens in Denham Springs
The Baton Rouge Army Recruiting Battalion announces the reopening of the Denham Springs Army Recruiting Center, 7755 Magnolia Beach Road, Suite F. The official grand opening celebration is not yet scheduled, but all are welcome to visit and tour the new facility and receive information about the Army.
“We are very excited to have a center in Denham Springs again after the flooding that hit our area in August,” said Capt. Victor Alexander, Baton Rouge Company Commander. “We are here to support our community and look forward to providing information about the Army and our benefits.”
For an interview with a recruiter, contact Roger Harmon at 225-769-8715 or roger.t.harmon.civ@mail.mil. For information about Army opportunities, call Sgt. 1st Class Torres at 225-664-4960.

Movie Tavern is open
The rebuild of Movie Tavern in Juban Crossing is complete, and they are open! Employment applications are still being accepted at the theater and online at www.movietavern.com/joinourcrew. The multi-screen movie Tavern opened in March 2016 and was open just shy of five months when it flooded last August.
Movie Tavern combines the enjoyment of movies with in-theater dining, with power recliners which allow movie patrons to order from the casual menu right from their seat. Sign up at www.movietavern.com/membership for a free Movie Tavern membership for free perks, movie information and a chance to win tickets to their grand reopening celebration.

Livingston Parish Farmer’s Market
The Livingston Parish Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. with fresh, seasonal produce and fruit, grain-fed beef without added hormones, unprocessed honey, fresh yard eggs, homemade hot sauce, pastries, jellies, craft vendors with soy candles, goat milk and honey lotions, soaps, quilts, jewelry, clothes, plants, more. New Covenant Baptist Church parking lot on Florida Blvd (Hwy. 190) across from McDonald’s in Denham Springs. For more information, visit the Livingston Parish Farmer’s Market on Facebook.

Pork dinner sale to benefit Hungarian Museum
Hungarian Pulled Pork Dinners will be sold April 28, 10:30 am-1:30 pm @ Hungarian Settlement Museum Grounds, Hwy 43 south of Albany. Smoked pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, roll and dessert, $8. Five or more dinners can be delivered locally. 225-610-7475.

REGION
Louisiana Earth Day Celebration at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
BATON ROUGE – The 27th Annual Louisiana Earth Day celebration will be hosted at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Louisiana Earth Day has joined forces with the Zoo’s “Party for the Planet,” event for a day filled with hands-on environmental activities and exhibits, conservation education, special zoo keeper chats, animal enrichments, entertainment, and fun for the entire family.
“Every day is Earth Day at the Zoo,” said Phil Frost, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo Director. “We are thrilled to be uniting these flagship events for one major celebration of our planet.”
Josetta LeBoeuf from Louisiana Earth Day commented, “Educating future generations about conservation and the environment drives us both. So the partnership truly makes sense.”
The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (admission gate closes 5p.m.). Regular Zoo admission fees apply: Adults $8.75, Seniors $7.75, Children (2-12) $5.75, Children (Under 2) no charge. A list of performances and exhibitors will be available at www.laearthday.org.
The Louisiana Earth Day festival continues its tradition of producing an annual festival that provides the latest environmental research and practical ways in which all citizens can work together to use less, recycle, and practice good stewardship of Earth’s resources all wrapped up in FUN!

BREC splash pads now open
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH – The weather is warming up and it is time to cool off in East Baton Rouge Parish. BREC opened its park splash pads at Forest, Greenwood, Highland, Jackson and Zachary Community Parks March 17 for the 2017 season. City-Brooks Community Park splash pad is currently undergoing repairs and will open later in the season.
Each location will operate splash pads daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. until October.
At each park, a push button will engage the systems’ spray features and run for approximately two to three minutes and turn off. Pushing the button will activate the system again until 8 p.m. 225-923-3202.

Registration open for False River stand-up paddling camp
Sign your kids up for a week of SUP Camp, starting June 5th through July! FRPC SUP Camp is designed to inspire children to have fun while mastering the challenging sport of standup paddling. SUP Camp focuses on teaching paddling skills, teamwork, environmental awareness, and self-confidence in a supportive, friendly environment.

Louisiana College to help with reduced TOPS benefits
PINEVILLE, La. – With the anticipated reduction in TOPS, Louisiana College in Pineville is closing the college tuition affordability gap by offering the G. Earl Guinn Scholarship to qualified enrolling freshmen and transfer students who live on campus.
Dr. Rick Brewer, president of Louisiana College said LC is, “serious about the shortfall created by TOPS cuts and how that affects families with college-bound students. We are as committed to making college affordable as we are in continuing our rich tradition of academic excellence and heritage of spiritual development.”
Details of this and other scholarships are at www.lacollege.edu. Interested persons may also call 1.800.487.1907, or email admissions@lacollege.edu.

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APR GoodHealth Classes and Programs at Lane Regional Medical Center
All classes are at Lane Regional Medical Center, 6300 Main St, Zachary. 225.658.4587 or www.lanermc.org:
Food Addicts Anonymous – a weekly support group providing fellowship for men and women willing to recover from the disease of food addiction. Meets every Thur in the West Wing Conference Room. Registration not required. Apr 20 & 27 @ 5:30 pm.
Pregnancy Workshop & Baby Care Basics – an overview of what to expect during pregnancy and delivery and all you need to know to care for your newborn in the first weeks of life. Class held in the Staff Development Classroom and includes a tour of “Baby Lane”, the hospital’s labor & delivery unit. Registration is required. Apr 22@ 10 am.
Sign your kids up for a week of SUP Camp, starting June 5th through July! FRPC SUP Camp is designed to inspire children to have fun while mastering the challenging sport of standup paddling. SUP Camp focuses on teaching paddling skills, teamwork, environmental awareness, and self-confidence in a supportive, friendly environment.

Lane Regional honors 53 employees for service milestones
Lane Regional Medical Center recognized 53 employees for their years of service at the semi-annual service awards luncheon March 14. The employees were recognized for milestones ranging from 5 to 30 years and collectively represented 575 years of service to the hospital.
Employees were recognized.

Employees recognized for 20, 25 & 30 years of service: (L-R) Terrell Williams, Sharon Grant, Tamara Dayton and Karen Dubois (20 years); Lynn Reese (25 years); Florence Myers and Jim Womack (30 years).

Employees recognized for 20, 25 & 30 years of service: (L-R) Terrell Williams, Sharon Grant, Tamara Dayton and Karen Dubois (20 years); Lynn Reese (25 years); Florence Myers and Jim Womack (30 years).

Employees recognized for 10 & 15 years of service: (L-R) Lisa Shields-Major, Debbie Hickman, Tammy McCauley, Renee Story, John Johnson and Jolanda Allen (10 years); Michelle Shipe and Kaycie Oliphant (15 years)

Employees recognized for 10 & 15 years of service: (L-R) Lisa Shields-Major, Debbie Hickman, Tammy McCauley, Renee Story, John Johnson and Jolanda Allen (10 years); Michelle Shipe and Kaycie Oliphant (15 years)

Employees recognized for 5 years of service: (L-R) Mark Anderson, Latarsha Stephens, Teeryka McPipe, Debra Walden, Alfredo Batallan, Jessica Matthews, Latoria Muse, Tayler Kimble, Neil Manuel, Margaret-Ann Moore, Melissa Davis, Rae Jackson, Deshannon West and Jeannine Kimble.

Employees recognized for 5 years of service: (L-R) Mark Anderson, Latarsha Stephens, Teeryka McPipe, Debra Walden, Alfredo Batallan, Jessica Matthews, Latoria Muse, Tayler Kimble, Neil Manuel, Margaret-Ann Moore, Melissa Davis, Rae Jackson, Deshannon West and Jeannine Kimble.