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Monday, August 21, 2017
Psychiatrist Vic Linden, MD, has joined New Leaf Psychiatry & Counseling Center effective Aug. 20, 2017, and is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call (985) 230-7495. Linden specializes in adult psychiatry, which involves the diagnosis and treatment of individuals, 18 years of age and up, with chemical imbalances in the brain, including: stress, depression, anxiety, ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Nurse Practitioners Carla Graves and Melissa Varnado have joined North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Hammond and are accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call 985-230-APPT (2778). Varnado (left) first joined North Oaks as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012, diagnosing and treating minor illnesses and injuries in the Emergency Department. She earned a master's degree in ...read more
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Pat Tucker was the big winner at the Greater Hammond Chamber’s Chillin’ with the Chamber – Louisiana Saturday Night, Saturday, August 12, walking away with the $10,000 grand prize. “I’ve bought a ticket every year since they’ve been doing it. I never thought I would win. And this time I did!” Tucker said. Mrs. Frances Chauvin, the Chamber’s No. 1 ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
The Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce’s Chillin’ with the Chamber – Louisiana Saturday Night is still scheduled for Saturday, August 12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., but has moved locations from the new Southeastern Louisiana University Railroad South Park to the lower level of Southeastern’s Strawberry Stadium Parking Garage off of Ned McGehee Drive. “A little rain never ...read more
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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press AUG 6, 2017, 10:37 PM BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With tens of thousands of Louisiana homes damaged by floodwaters last year, you might expect a mad dash from homeowners scrambling to seek the $1.3 billion in federal recovery aid available for repairs and rebuilding. Instead, state officials still are trying to persuade people to sign up across the 51 ...read more
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Monday, August 07, 2017
On the Move is a collaboration between the Daily Star, Tangi 96.5 and the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the accomplishments of local business professionals. First Guaranty Bank is proud to announce that Bruce McAnally of Austin, Texas, has joined the Board of Directors. He previously served as the chairman of the Board of Directors of Synergy Bank of McKinney, Texas, and as a ...read more
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Friday, August 04, 2017
Interventional Radiologist Zachary J. Liner, MD, joins North Oaks Imaging Associates in Hammond effective Aug. 6, 2017. Dr. Liner completed his undergraduate degrees in Anthropology and Biology at Emory University in Atlanta. He earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed an internship in General Surgery at Emory University and a ...read more
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
US Senator Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA) announced the introduction of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 in the US Senate. This bill improves education assistance programs offered to veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Cassidy is an original cosponsor of this bill. This legislation expands the Yellow Ribbon Program - extending eligibility for additional ...read more
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Company uses technology to build smarter energy future for customers Entergy Louisiana customers are a step closer to enjoying the benefits of a smarter energy future - which include faster outage restoration, improved customer service and access to money-saving tools. The Louisiana Public Service Commission voted today to approve a multi-year plan to install advanced meters at homes and ...read more
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
In order to assist citizens and businesses impacted by the 2016 floods, Representatives Chris Broadwater, Steve Pugh and Robby Carter are hosting an Open House event Wednesday, August 9, at the Hammond City Council Chambers. Representatives from the Louisiana Office of Community Development and the Restore Louisiana Program will also be available to discuss issues related to flood recovery with ...read more
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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Enrollment underway for six-week course, designed for emerging construction companies An innovative program to help small construction companies build a solid foundation for business growth and success is returning this fall. Enrollment is now open for the next Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute, and classes will begin in October. The program assists small and emerging construction ...read more
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Monday, July 24, 2017
With over 620 members, the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce represents more than 20,000 employees in the greater Hammond area. Working to represent these members’ interests is a highly engaged board of directors, now seeking new recruits for 2018. “The Greater Hammond Chamber has an impressive history of quality board leaders who have built the strong foundation from which we ...read more
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