For most people, watching TV, sending e-mails from cell phones, browsing the Internet and playing video games during the day are routine. But these habits are also unhealthy because time spent in front of a screen is a leading cause of obesity in adults and children.
Cenla Advantage Partnership hosted the first Summit on the Future of Central Louisiana on Monday, April 19, at the Wesley Center in Woodworth. The summit was for business and civic leaders throughout the region. It was designed to create an ongoing conversation on Central Louisiana’s future, particularly on the economic challenges and opportunities faced by the region.
A woman with smoking-related lung disease fears for her life. A young boy longs for the company of his grandpa. A man who lost most of his jaw to throat cancer knows he has to live this way for the rest of his life.
Sixty people with math and science backgrounds will teach in Central Louisiana high schools while pursuing a tuition-paid master’s degree, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Twenty Central Louisiana professionals graduated on Nov. 19 from Cenla Boardbuilders, a Community Development Works program that trains emerging leaders to become active in their communities as members of nonprofit Boards of Directors.