United Way hands out awards
The United Way of Northeast Louisiana held a “Celebrating Excellence” awards reception at the Lincoln Parish Library recently to honor outstanding employee campaigns and individuals for efforts and commitment made to helping people and improving community. The 2010 Lincoln Parish campaign raised $340,000 for the United Way — a 45 percent increase over the previous year. In the top picture, campaign chair Bill Hogan, left hands out an award to Jeff Parker, left, and Lindsey Graham of Community Trust Bank. In the bottom picture, United Way of Northeast Louisiana President Janet Durden speaks to those in attendance.