ERA Lincoln Realty recently attended the company’s International Business Conference in New Orleans. The company was awarded the Jim Jackson Memorial award for first in customer service for 2011. The award honors the sales associates and brokerage that best demonstrates the commitment to being first in service and first in customer satisfaction. It is based on how the consumers rate their buying or selling experience when working with ERA sales associates, teams and companies. Pictured above, from left to right, are office coordinator Rebecca Ozment, owner/broker Dicky Nealy and sales agent Edwin Otis Edgerton.
The piney hills of northern Louisiana may have their own tune, but this week, Ruston Community Theatre is adding an Austrian twist with “The Sound of Music” directed by Dee Alexander.
The play will open at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. It will also run at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $6 for students and children.
Greg Robinson gave a speech about the history of Japanese Americans in Louisiana, their impact on the state and how the state has been a more diverse society than people believe.
“Japanese Americans have always been a special part of Louisiana’s life,” he said. “Louisiana has been a special place for Japanese.”
Titled “Creole Nippon: Japanese Americans in Louisiana,” Robinson, a professor of history at the University of Quebec at Montreal, was the guest speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s department of history’s annual International Affairs Speaker Series.