Louisiana Lagniappe

Louisiana's Johnette Downing Featured at National Book Festival

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Johnette Downing has been chosen to represent Louisiana at the National Book Festival. Downing is an author/illustrator, performing artist, and Louisiana native. She has penned more than 25 books for children that celebrate our…

Scholarship Program Seeking Louisiana's Top Youth Volunteers

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service. Today through November 10, Prudential Financial and the National Association of…

Louisiana State Parks Rebound After Hurricane Laura

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Hurricane Laura caused significant damage to large portions of the state, but most Louisiana State Parks will be open in time for Labor Day weekend thanks to the tireless efforts of our staff.…

Every Dog Can Have Its Stay at a Louisiana State Park

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Pets have always been welcome to enjoy the trails and outdoor spaces at Louisiana State Parks, but they were not allowed to overnight with their owners in our cabins until now. Lt. Governor Billy…

LSU MOA Zoom Event, Aug. 23

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – LAST CALL TO VIEW CONSPICUOUS CONVERSATION featuring artists April Hammock, Ross Jahnke, and Brian Kelly Sunday, August 23 // 2:00-2:30 p.m. on Zoom Join us for a 'last call to view' conversation on LSU…

Hogs For The Cause Expands Fundraising Efforts

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hogs for the Cause announced it has launched a peer-to-peer socially driven community fundraising platform that can be utilized around the country—anyone, anywhere can now support families battling pediatric brain cancer. “Our current fundraising…