Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance

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2017 Summit on Future of Higher Education in Central Louisiana

admin | 31st October, 2017
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2017 Summit on Future of Higher Education in Central Louisiana
  CLEDA is proud to host the 2017 Summit on the Future of Higher Education in Central Louisiana. This region is home to four major teaching and training institutions who, together, can provide an opportunity-rich environment for the residents of our parishes.   REGISTER HERE   CLEDA is proud to host the 2017 Summit on ...

HAPPY HOUR ‘MAKER MORNINGS’ FEATURES VILLE PLATTE ENTREPRENEUR

admin | 31st October, 2017
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HAPPY HOUR ‘MAKER MORNINGS’ FEATURES VILLE PLATTE ENTREPRENEUR
The next Happy Hour edition of “Maker Mornings” will be Tuesday, November 14, at The Gem in downtown Alexandria and feature a keynote address from a Ville Platte businessman who created software that can be used to help police, search teams, hunters, and outdoorsmen. In addition, entrepreneurs will hear about a new zero-interest loan program ...

HAPPY HOUR ‘MAKER MORNINGS’ EVENT FEATURES HORNBECK ENTREPRENEURS

admin | 28th July, 2017
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HAPPY HOUR ‘MAKER MORNINGS’ EVENT FEATURES HORNBECK ENTREPRENEURS A Happy Hour edition of Maker Mornings will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at The Gem in downtown Alexandria and feature a keynote address from the owners of Lavender Falls, a working lavender farm based in the Vernon Parish town of Hornbeck. REGISTER HERE ...

Technology in Farming Small Courses Announced

admin | 28th April, 2017
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Fresh Central is hosting a series of short courses in May 2017, with topics designed for small, diversified farms, market gardeners, and skill-seekers interested in farming and large scale gardening for fun and profit. These short courses are an in-depth exploration of farm technology fundamentals and best practices that can help you build a lean, ...

MAKER MORNINGS – HAPPY HOUR EDITION

admin | 20th April, 2017
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MAKER MORNINGS – HAPPY HOUR EDITION
A special Happy Hour edition of Maker Mornings will feature a Vidalia businessman’s success story and the unveiling of an interactive map that highlights Central Louisiana’s makers. The free event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at The Gem, located at 1014 Third St., in downtown Alexandria. Register ...

Ice House Entrepreneurship Program begins March 16

admin | 07th March, 2017
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Ice House Entrepreneurship Program begins March 16
The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program begins March 16th If you or someone you know has always wanted to be a business owner but not sure of the first step this workshop series could be the answer. The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an experiential learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental ...

5th Annual Foodapalooza

admin | 28th February, 2017
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5th Annual Foodapalooza
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Register for 100 Ways of Making

admin | 24th January, 2017
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Register for 100 Ways of Making
Making! It’s a vital part of Central Louisiana.   Who are MAKERS?   MAKERS, are people and companies that create things & ideas. MAKERS are: builders, artists, manufacturers, storytellers, chefs, fabricators, restaurateurs, suppliers, thinkers, and doers!   According to AdWeek, the maker movement, is the umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers. A convergence ...

CLEDA announced ten (10) $500 scholarships for Central Louisiana

admin | 27th April, 2016
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CLEDA announced ten (10) $500 scholarships for Central Louisiana residents who want to attend the first session of a new crash course introducing software program design called code[IT]. Learn more at: http://goo.gl/zkJub8 If you are (or someone you love is) -in college and realizing a four-year degree isn’t for you -looking for great training from ...