MONROE — The Miss Louisiana Organization will hold its annual Miss America Style Show featuring Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez at 2 p.m. Sunday at the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall. The style show will give Sanchez an opportunity to showcase some of her wardrobe selections and talent before the Miss America Pageant.
Sanchez, a native of Baton Rouge and graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, is currently pursuing a Masters of Mass Communication at LSU. Sanchez was also the Miss Dixie Gem Peach LX.
Louisiana Tech University’s department of music continues its concert schedule Monday with a performance by its Percussion Ensemble.
Directed by percussion faculty member Gregory Lyons, the Percussion Ensemble will perform selections by composers Per Andreasson, Blake Tyson, Michael Colgrass, Manu Delago, Henry Cowell, Susan K. Powell, John Cage/Lou Harrison and Emmanuel Séjourné.
Submitted photo- Saint-Gobain, the glass plant in Simsboro, recently awarded Christian Community Action a community grant in the amount of $4,000. Pictured is Jaime Moreno, plant manager; Stephanie Y. Mitchell, of CCA; and Julie Curtis, human resources manager. CCA wants to thank Saint Gobain for their support of the community.
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is proud to announce the receipt of a $1,500 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s Local Community Contribution (LCC) program, allowing the nonprofit organization to continue its 30-year tradition of assisting children and families in Lincoln Parish.
“We are excited to receive this grant from Walmart. It’s been a six month process, but it’s great to see our hard work come to fruition. We are all volunteers with jobs and families, not experienced grant writers, so it’s a big accomplishment. Manager Lee Dowdy and Leah Frazier of the Ruston Walmart were very supportive throughout the entire process.” said Jeannie Tinker, public relations chair.