Articles in Monthly Guides, Local Profile, Local News, Mandy Cowley, Cristian Hardy, Joy Holden, Cheryl Brodnax, Mom or Dad Next Door and Leah Conti

It Takes a Village BR

on

Every Sunday, you can find a group of people cooking and packing white styrofoam to-go boxes under the North Boulevard overpass. The magic starts around 9 a.m., after ingredients are unloaded. Amid conversations and gospel music playing over the spea... Read full article

Kate Cramer

on

Meet Mom Next Door.... Read full article

The Big Buddy Program

on

Forty years ago, an LSU psychology class started a class project after their teacher decided they should have an off-campus mentoring experience. The students partnered with a local woman who was running a daycare center in her home, and when the cla... Read full article

2018 Family Favorites

on

We are so thrilled to announce the 2018 Family Favorites. Congratulations to all of our winners, and thank you to our readers for helping us recognize them.... Read full article

Renita Williams Thomas

on

When it comes to creating a to-do list, Renita Williams Thomas is religious about it. For her, being able to accomplish her checklist goals (at least 90 percent of them!) each day are what make her feel her best.... Read full article



Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center

on

“Recently, a child was acting up in school, was suspended, and went from being an A student to a C student. The family thought they just had a child acting out. An interested person, knowing there’s often another layer, started asking questions, and... Read full article

Cajun Navy Foundation

on

“The Cajun Navy Foundation is rooted in technology. Yes, it’s boats, but it’s technology,” says Rob Gaudet, Founder of the Cajun Navy Foundation. While the Cajun Navy Foundation is a citizen-led relief effort, it wouldn’t be where it is today without... Read full article

1500 Children Left to Be Adopted for Christmas Before December 7th!

on

The Salvation Army has nearly 1500 children who need to be adopted this Christmas through the Angel Tree program and is also asking for donations of toys and new clothing for children of all ages and sizes.... Read full article

James Jefferson III

on

As a Louisiana State Trooper, James Jefferson III has learned a lot about parenting and raising a family in Baton Rouge while on the job. He uses those lessons each day as he makes every moment with his family count. Whether he’s attending one of his... Read full article

Meghan Parrish

on

Meghan thrives on working in a creative and challenging environment each day. As the VP of Marketing and Communications at Baton Rouge General, Meghan gets to push herself through naming new programs and buildings and creating new experiences for our... Read full article

Newsletter