Rick Stoddard, the man who launched an anti-tobacco crusade after losing his 46-year-old wife to lung cancer eight years ago, delivered his message to 8,500 students in nine parishes of Central Louisiana from Nov. 3 to Nov. 14.
The Rapides Foundation has released a new report, "Assessment of the Capital Market in Central Louisiana."
A series of powerful ads designed to drive smokers to services that help them quit begin airing today on Central Louisiana radio and television stations.
Business, education and government leaders on Thursday met in the first of a series of discussions focused on developing more effective education and training opportunities for the future workforce of Central Louisiana.
The Rapides Foundation has joined a new public health initiative called EX® that aims to help those struggling with the difficult process of quitting smoking.