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MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life
2 months ago

MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life

MARILYN PETTIETE The Musical Life BY SCOTT ANDERSON Marilyn Pettiette is the 90-year-old matriarch of a modern-day von Trapp family, spreading a message of faith, hope and joy through song in cyberspace. Pettiette and her family have a YouTube channel called Three Generations Singing. The channel features family members — actually from four generations — [...]
MONRO BROWN: Marching On
2 months ago

MONRO BROWN: Marching On

MONRO BROWN Marching On BY SCOTT ANDERSON Monro Brown marches to the beat of her own drum. It’s a blues beat, but her outlook for Shreveport is not blue at all. “This has been a journey,” Brown said of her life that has taken a few unexpected diversions. “But I try to keep a good [...]
EATING HEALTHY: ONE TACO AT A TIME
11 months ago

EATING HEALTHY: ONE TACO AT A TIME

We all know a married couple that seem absolutely perfect for each other. A dynamic duo who are attractive, respectful and supportive of each other, and willing to face the challenges of marriage, family and working together arm in arm. A beautiful couple. Amy and Don O’Byrne fit the bill. They ARE the quintessential beautiful [...]
DON JUANZ BAJA BEACH TACOS
1 year ago

DON JUANZ BAJA BEACH TACOS

Don Juanz is healthy, Cali-Mex inspired fast-casual dining with exceptional quality, consistency & affordability of their healthy & diverse menu. According to Don O’Byrne, Owner & Founder of Don Juanz, his brand differentiation is built on creativity, excellence & social responsibility. He points out that it’s his staff at his Shreveport location that is operated [...]
Dress For Success: Empowering Women to Re-enter the Workforce
3 years ago

Dress For Success: Empowering Women to Re-enter the Workforce

On a day like today or any other day, a woman enters Dress for Success Shreveport-Bossier looking tired and unsure of the next steps for herself and her family. These women come from different walks of life — some from shelters after losing their jobs and homes, others fleeing domestic violence situations and others joining the workforce for the first time. You know her… we all know her or someone like her.
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#girlpower: Shattering the Glass Ceiling in Male-Dominated Professions
4 years ago

#girlpower: Shattering the Glass Ceiling in Male-Dominated Professions

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom car sales to issuing bail bonds to running oil and gas businesses, women are proving they have a place in jobs and fields that have been traditionally dominated by …
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Diana Chance: Directing Manager at Donner Properties
4 years ago

Diana Chance: Directing Manager at Donner Properties

In 1980, Diana Chance was looking to make a career move. Having worked for a drug manufacturing company for 10 years, Chance was in her early 30s and she wanted …
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Shenay Taylor & Simone Simpkins: Orr Kia Sales Associates
4 years ago

Shenay Taylor & Simone Simpkins: Orr Kia Sales Associates

In October 2016, Shenay Taylor decided to make a career move and join the sales team at the Orr Kia dealership in Shreveport. She served on the Shreveport Police Department …
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Tabetha Jackson: SWEPCO Troubleshooter
4 years ago

Tabetha Jackson: SWEPCO Troubleshooter

When the storms blow in and the power goes out, Tabetha Jackson is the woman you want to see rolling into your neighborhood. As a SWEPCO troubleshooter, Jackson climbs up the …
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