The Cenla Medication Access Program’s cancer screening van will visit Allen Parish in September to help residents get checked for colorectal, breast and cervical cancers. The van will be at CMAP’s Oakdale office, 107 South 12th St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Community Development Works, a program of The Rapides Foundation, has posted its Fall 2010 Training Calendar. All workshops are available free of charge to any Central Louisiana resident and will be held at The Rapides Foundation Building, 1101 Fourth St., Alexandria.
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.