City of Ruston – Public Works OfficePictured left to right: Ron Veitch, Chamber Board Member; April McGuirt, Chamber Vice Chair of Community Development; Jonathan Hicks; and Callie Grubb, Chamber Vice Chair of Events, Planning & Development. Congratulations to Jonathan Hicks with the City of Ruston Public Works Department on being chosen to receive the Everyday Excellence Award from the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Hicks was officially nominated by Cathi Cox-Boniol after he did something
Louisiana Hurricane Laura (DR-4559-LA)ESF 15 - External affairsFriday, Oct. 9, 2020DR-4559-LA FS 013FEMA News Desk: 225-389-2408 or FEMA-NewsDesk-DR4559-LA@fema.dhs.govFact SheetLouisiana: How to Prepare in Case of Two or More Disaster Declarations When there are two or more disasters declared for the same designated area, FEMA works to ensure applicants receive all eligible help while preventing duplication of federal benefits. This will be the case for families affected by both Hurricanes Laura and
Louisiana Tech has obtained 5,000 licenses for online learning from Coursera for their students, faculty and staff and would like to extend the opportunity to our Chamber members. You must register by October 31 to be eligible to offer this free workforce training opportunity to your employees. There are over 3,800 courses available. Courses must be completed within 60 days to be done at no cost. Learning licenses are limited, don’t delay. “The Coursera Coronavirus Response is a unique effort offered
1. Facebook Live - September 29th at 7:00 p.m. Chris Nuttall will be providing training on how to identify severe weather and report it to the National Weather Service in Shreveport. Please join us via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/NWSShreveport 2. GoToWebinar - October 6th at 7:00 p.m. Davyon Hill will be providing training on how to identify severe weather and report it to the National Weather Service in Shreveport. Please make sure to register at: NWS Shreveport - Skywarn Spotter Training 3.
The 70th Annual Louisiana Peach Festival was scheduled for the 4th Saturday and the preceding Friday in June, as it has been done for years. 2020, AKA The Unprecedented Year, brought with it many changes. As most of the country shut down and took a back seat to COVID19, eventually decisions had to be made. With discussion among the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors, it was clear that a cancellation or a postponement must be imposed due to the pandemic ruling our world. After talks with
Eligible Louisiana residents can begin applying this Wednesday for $250 rebates related to essential work performed during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Act 12 of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature provides for a one-time rebate for eligible workers earning $50,000 per year or less, who spent at least 200 hours responding to or mitigating the COVID-19 crisis from March 22, 2020, through May 14, 2020. The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) will accept