With the months passing by, the holiday season is nearing, and that all begins Monday with the celebration of Halloween.
While many don’t consider Halloween a major holiday, since most people have to work on the day, there are still plenty of people who offer parties and chances to drink alcohol to help celebrate Halloween.
According to www.usa.gov, the United States government’s official website, Father’s Day began a little over a century ago while Sonora Dodd, of Spokane, Wash., was listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Her father, William Smart, a Civil War veteran and widower, raised six children on his farm by himself. The next year, Spokane’s mayor declared June 17 as the first Father’s Day, choosing the month of June to honor Smart’s birthday.
Judy Copeland has a vision for the future of business in Ruston and Lincoln Parish.
As the freshly appointed president of the Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Copeland has hit the ground running. She has been filling the shoes of past Chamber of Commerce President Scott Terry since May 2013, and though her title included interim — she didn’t let that slow her vision for progress.
Copeland, who was formally appointed to the position at a Chamber meeting on Tuesday, said she hopes to see more collaboration in the future.