The North Central Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Louisiana presents the first ever City of Lights Fashion Show at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trinity Center, located at 1000 Woodward Ave. in Ruston. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults; $1 for children age 12 and under.
Proceeds benefit the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston, a nonprofit organization of women that strives to make a difference in the lives of the citizens of Lincoln Parish, especially the children. This event is part of the National Federation of the Blind’s, Meet the Blind Month.
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