The ninth annual Senior Citizens Expo event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 17 at the Ruston Civic Center. Cost is free to senior citizens.
Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone and Deputy Willard Sullivan of the Community Services Division of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff Department are pleased to announce the platinum sponsors who provided monetary contributions in helping to defray expenses for the ninth Annual Senior Citizens Expo.
The Platinum sponsors gathered at the Public Safety Complex and presented Stone and Sullivan their sponsorship donations.
Virginia Stringfellow, director of String-A-Long Daycare Center, has been awarded a National Child Development Associate Degree from the Council of Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C., for outstanding work with young children. The council recognizes credentials in early care and education professionals who demonstrate and understand how the council’s CDA Competency Standards can help teachers support young children’s early care and learning experiences.
Hair Nation will be performing at the second annual ARToberfest on Thursday. The event will be held at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station, located at 200 E. Mississippi Ave. Lunar Star Records recording artist Kevin Poland (vocals), John Shadowinds (guitars), Nathan Abijah Keesler (bass guitar) and Ross Volentine (drums) are slated to perform Hair Metal Hits from the 1980s.
The Ruston Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will celebrate its 27th Anniversary and National Mental Health Month. A program and dinner will be held, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center, located at 910 North Trenton St.
This event is free, and all interested people are invited. For more information and to RSVP for the anniversary and National Mental Health Month event, please contact me.