SPIRIT CAN MEAN one thing in the arena of cheerleading and another in the development of a young person, but at Spirit Professionals, home of the Spirit Xplosion All Star Cheerleaders, the two are definitely intertwined. Their focus is to build champions in the sport of competitive cheerleading and in life by fostering the values […]
SPLENDOR IS DEFINED as ‘having magnificent features or qualities’ and Splendor Farms delivers—not in the gold and fine jewels kind of way, but in the treasures-of-nature fashion. The 75-acre country retreat, located in Bush, LA, is home to an inviting bed and breakfast amidst a menagerie of animals. Cozy cabins and guest rooms boast amenities
IN 2006, AFTER graduating college at Nicholls State University and working in customer service at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Crystal Reese was hired into her first position in the mortgage industry with HSBC bank. Times were tough in the mortgage industry between 2006 and 2008 when the market crashed. Sitting at home one evening watching the news,
A BRIGHT BLUE building with fresh flowers and herbs in the front garden sits near the Lake Pontchartrain shore and unassumingly houses a feast for the senses. Patrons are enamored with the smell of freshly baked bread, lively chatter layered with native Italian, the feel of crisp linen tablecloths, flickering candles next to brimming wine
SINCE 2002, BIOMED PLUS has been providing doctors, dentists, veterinarians and health professionals of all kinds with quality medical equipment sales and service. According to owner James Blount, “I think this industry goes fairly unnoticed in a lot of ways. I believe it is truly one of the most essential parts of the healthcare industry,
A NEW TWO STORY, state of the art, class A, medical office and outpatient building with covered patient drop off and pick up is currently being built adjacent to Cypress Pointe Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana. The building is approximately 35,000 square feet and connects to Cypress Pointe Hospital with completion scheduled for December of 2019.
FROLICKING THROUGH THE grass for brightly decorated eggs has always been one of the most memorable Easter traditions, but what is the history behind the Easter egg hunt? Like many of the holiday’s best-known customs, the egg hunt dates back thousands of years. The word “Easter” is thought to come from the Teutonic goddess of
WARM WEATHER IS setting in. After months of chilly days, we are now in for some sunshine and summer fun. As you prepare for vacations and fun in the sun, it is important to keep pets healthy with warm weather preparations. Pets rely on you to keep them safe, especially from preventable injuries and sickness.
THE QUAINT CITY of Ponchatoula has a small town feel with big city amenities. We are rich in culture with our outdoor public art, our theater and our antique, art and collectibles galleries. As part of the city’s 2019–2020 budget, the city will create a Downtown Development District to assist in business growth and explore
Spring is here and business is blooming! The Northshore is home to a wide variety of businesses and services. Every month there are new places to go, more places to shop and a tremendous selection of top-notch professional services that offer the best of the best to our community. Each month, Sophisticated Woman connects you
NOT MANY PEOPLE change career paths in their late forties, much less go to school for eight years to earn a doctorate. But then again not many people have the determination and vision that Dr. Siobhan Trotter does. A former corporate trainer for a large bank in Ontario, Trotter left her career when her husband
WHEN FALL ARRIVES so do family gatherings. The changing of the seasons means the changing of colors along with your home details and decor. Tradition is not just the autumn colors of orange, brown and tan. Rustic touches with modern influences create a comfortable and cozy yet contemporary feel. From warm copper tableware and touches of gold to