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.
The Rapides Foundation's Cenla Medication Access Program, which has been providing free prescriptions to eligible Central Louisiana residents since 2001, is now offered statewide.
The Rapides Foundation’s new Cancer Screening Project is bringing free cancer screenings to eligible Central Louisiana residents by way of a mobile unit.
The Rapides Foundation’s board of trustees awarded approximately $800,000 in grants to fund evidence-based physical fitness and healthy eating programs in nine Central Louisiana public school districts.
Wendy Roy, program director of The Rapides Foundation's Cenla Medication Access Program, has won the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation's 2009 Women of Excellence Award in the health and medicine category. Awards were presented at the Women of Excellence Awards Gala on May 6 in Baton Rouge.