Monroe — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Louisiana partners with The Brave & Beautiful, Inc. to host The Brave & Beautiful workshop for teen girls Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saul Adler Community Center in Monroe. This interactive life-skills workshop brings young ladies from Northeast Louisiana together and serves as a forum to identify issues, share ideas and learn techniques that can be applied for real change.
Prior to the Miss Juneteenth Pageant, Hazel Hunter facilitated a Self Esteem and Etiquette Workshop for Juneteenth contestants, family and guests in the Fellowship Hall at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. The workshop was presented by the City of Grambling and sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Hunter facilitated discussions on self-worth, etiquette and good manners in conversation. She demonstrated good posture by walking with a book on her head. Hunter also demonstrated setting the table and how and when to use a knife, fork and spoon.
Performance enhancement and injury prevention will be among the topics David Szymanski, associate professor of kinesiology at Louisiana Tech University and strength and conditioning coach for the Tech baseball team, will discuss during a series of presentations to the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Japan National Conference in Tokyo, Japan.
The Arbor & Terrace held a November food drive for Christian Community Action. Assistant Administrator Pam Matthews (top photo) delivered the items to CCA Director Stephanie Mathhews. The residents and Pam Matthews (bottom photo) helped gather the items for the program.