Area residents have an opportunity to Keep the Arts Afloat for the coming year, plus the chance to win $5,000. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) is pleased to announce this annual campaign that provides funding for the council as it offers support for visual, performing and literary arts in the region.
Only 250 donations will be accepted at $100 each to go into the “pot” for the chance to win $5,000. The winning donor’s name will be drawn at the Peach Art Exhibit reception on Sunday, June 22 from 3-4pm.
Ruston Florist Boutique recently celebrated their Autumn Fest Open House to celebrate the many expansions and new products they have to offer their customers. NordicWare representative Alice Rugeley (left), and Ruston Florist Boutique owner Debbie Allen (right) served baked goods using their NordicWare cookware products. Customers may stop by Ruston Florist Boutique and shop NordicWare’s line of cookware and be the hit of the bake sale.
Leon Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University and director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science, has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The NAI Fellows Selection Committee chose to induct Iasemidis in recognition of his “highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.”