This week, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) is spreading awareness of our biggest annual fundraiser, our Keep the Arts Afloat Benefit. Loyal supporters may remember this fundraiser as the Pick Up the Arts Benefit.
As an investor, you may sometimes feel frustrated. After all, your portfolio seems to be at the mercy of the financial markets, whose volatility is beyond anyone’s control. Yet you can control the quality of the investments you own and the diversification of those investments to improve your chances of attaining your long-term financial goals. One way in which to do so is to put as much as you can afford, year after year, into tax-deferred investments.
July is usually the peak month for harvesting and enjoying fruit in north Louisiana.
Freestone peaches are ripening and finding their way to the markets, figs ripen this month and of course the July 4 favorite, watermelons, are plentiful. The following guidelines are for harvesting, selection at the market and storage of these true Southern favorites.
Today is Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. This would be a good time to start maintaining landscapes in ways that minimize environmental damage.
Below are seven interrelated principles which every home gardener can put into practice to have an environmentally friendly landscape.