The Cenla Medication Access Program’s cancer screening van will visit Alexandria on Dec. 20-21 to offer Alexandria Parish residents colorectal, breast and cervical cancers screenings.
Thirteen Central Louisiana professionals graduated Nov. 4 from Cenla Boardbuilders, a Community Development Works program that trains emerging leaders to become active in their communities as members of nonprofit boards. Community Development Works is funded by The Rapides Foundation.
The Foundation presented the report in a different way this year to appeal to a wider audience. “In addition to our traditional print version, we added an online element that allows us to tell our story using videos, photos and graphics,” President and CEO Joe Rosier said.
STEM/CTE programs preparing Central Louisiana students for tomorrow’s careers
After a full year of implementation, The Rapides Foundation is proud of the STEM/CTE programs that are now being offered in nine Central Louisiana school districts.
Ready for work Network helps students get job certifications
Ronda Huff believes one of her main goals as a teacher is to prepare students for the future, and the Cenla Work Ready Network is giving her the extra resources to do it.
Technical training in high schools could have economic impact
One of the goals of The Rapides Foundation’s Cenla Work Ready Network is to increase the number of industry-based certifications offered in Cenla high schools.
Taylor brings expertise to The Orchard Foundation
Marjorie Taylor has been executive director of The Orchard Foundation since Jan. 1, 2011. She was hired following a national search that attracted more than 80 applicants.
Central Louisiana Academic Residency for Teachers - Dreams become reality
The dream of becoming a teacher is now a reality for Theresa Fletcher. Fletcher spent 16 years as the cafeteria manager at Winnfield Senior High. This year, she entered the classroom as a math teacher at the school.
Louisiana Public Broadcasting will air the Get Healthy Cenla Video Challenge Film Festival on Sept. 24 and Sept. 25, allowing people in Central Louisiana and the rest of state to see the tremendous work of our area high school teams to spread the word about healthy nutrition and physical activity.