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June 20th, 2018

RUSTON LINCOLN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING 8:00 A.M. JANUARY 18, 2018 2111 NORTH TRENTON RUSTON, LA

RUSTON LINCOLN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
8:00 A.M. JANUARY 18, 2018
2111 NORTH TRENTON
RUSTON, LA

Minutes

Members Present: Bradley Walker, Chair Marco Born, Vice Chair Jeff Parker, Treasurer
Richard Lewis
Skip Russell
Marc Newman
Staff Present:
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Amanda Quimby, Marketing Director
Members Absent:
Tiffany Baldwin
Visitors Present:
Daniel Dupuy, Leadership Lincoln
Bruce Rushing, Leadership Lincoln
Call to Order
Mr. Walker called the meeting to order at 8:10 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Russell presented the invocation.

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE
Invitation to Quote # 2018-19
The city of Ruston is currently accepting sealed quotes for the Demolition and Removal of Substandard Structures until 10:00 a.m. local time, June 29, 2018.
Structures are located at the following Ruston, Louisiana addresses:
101 East Hilly Avenue 1310 South Trenton Street
1422 Mayberry Street
Please contact C. Michelle Colvin, CPPB, City of Ruston Purchasing Director/Contract Administrator, at 318-251-8631 for additional information.
1td: June 20, 2018

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PUBLIC NOTICE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (LDEQ) EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIODS DUE TO EDMS OUTAGE

PUBLIC NOTICE
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (LDEQ)
EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIODS DUE TO EDMS OUTAGE
Due to the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) outage from May 11, 2018 to June 3, 2018, the comment periods for the following activities in Lincoln Parish have been extended to 4:30pm, Monday, July 23, 2018:

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The original notices are also available on LDEQ's public notice webpage at http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/public-notices.

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Peach Fest: Annual event begins Friday

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The 68th annual Louisiana Peach Festival kicks into high gear Friday with two days of activities that include food, music, arts and crafts, athletic competitions and events especially for kids.
The festival venues at the Ruston Civic Center and Railroad Park open at noon Friday. Admission is free until 5 p.m. After that, it’s $10. Saturday admission is also $10, or festivalgoers can purchase a weekend pass for $15. Children age 8 and under get in free.

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Locals sponsor inaugural Peach Color Run

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Local sponsors are looking to make the opening morning of the Louisiana Peach Festival a little brighter this year with a 5K Color Run beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday at Crossfit Ruston.
“The Color Run is an awesome opportunity for members of the community to get involved, promote a healthy live style, and have fun all-in-one event,” said Allison Bauldree, assistant manager for 1st Franklin Financial Corporation in Ruston.

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Rodeo, tournaments among Peach sports events

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The Louisiana Peach Festival isn’t only about family fun and celebrating Lincoln Parish’s favorite sweet treat.
There’s plenty of athletic action involved, too.
Sporting events have always been a vital part of the Peach Fest, and they’ll begin this year at 8 a.m. Friday with the annual Lincoln Parish Park Kids’ Fishing Tournament, sponsored by Holstead’s, Inc., La Capitol FCU, McCarter Financial Group, Pamela Tompkins-Coldwell Banker Group One Realty, SciTEC, Scott’s Catfish and Seafood, Suddenlink and Walmart Supercenter.

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Garden of the Month

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The garden of Tricia and Rick Hummer on Dauphine Street is the Garden of the Month for June selected by the Ruston Garden of the Month. The garden features a raised bed with Little Gem Magnolia, yellow lantana and yellow daylilies. Closer to the residence are Natchez crape myrtle trees and flowering plants.

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Local to serve on FBLA team

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Chirstan Bates, a junior from Ruston at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, participated in FBLA state officer training June 8-10 in Ville Platte. Bates will serve as the state reporter on the state leadership team for the 2018-19 school year.

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CCA receives donation

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Anytime Fitness’ members donated food to go towards the Community Summer Food Drive spearheaded by the Lincoln Rotary Club. Pictured are Stephanie Matthews, CCA director, and Forrest and Nali Hummel, Anytime Fitness owners.

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