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FARM TO TABLE: AS FRESH AS IT GETS

admin | 06th April, 2017
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FARM TO TABLE: AS FRESH AS IT GETS
The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is excited to announce the first Farm to Table event of 2017, on April 20th from 8:30 – 9:30 am in the Vault at the CLEDA offices in downtown Alexandria. Farm to Table events are geared towards restaurants, institutions, and businesses that buy/sell food on a regular basis, ...

GRANT PARISH PLANT PROJECT SUSPENDED

admin | 31st March, 2017
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GRANT PARISH PLANT PROJECT SUSPENDED
GRANT PARISH PLANT PROJECT SUSPENDED   Plans by an Eastern European company to convert an idled Grant Parish biofuels plant into an ammonia manufacturing facility have been put on hold indefinitely, officials with the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance announced Friday.   “We’re disappointed that the TopChem project has been suspended,” Jim Clinton, president and ...

CLEDA Seeks Division Leader

admin | 20th March, 2017
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CLEDA Seeks Division Leader
WANTED: MAJOR EMPLOYERS DIVISION LEADER   Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is the regional economic development organization for the Ten Parishes of Central Louisiana. CLEDA provides a wide variety of economic development services including recruitment, retention and development of major employers; building knowledge platforms and networks to achieve higher levels of educational achievement and skills ...

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 ...

Louisiana Leading the Way in Post-Secondary Certification

admin | 23rd May, 2016
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from www.thetowntalk.com A report put Louisiana at No. 1 for the percentage of adults with a high-quality post-secondary certificate, and the state’s overall rate of earning a credential improved from last to 26th. The drastic move up the ranks comes from a change to include certificates in the equation and a push for more credential ...

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 ...

Congratulations to Crest Industries on their Restructuring Announcement

admin | 02nd February, 2016
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Crest industries’ Chief Executive Officer Kenny Robison, has named Crest leaders to new roles.  “To support Crest Industries’ continued growth and movement toward our 2020 vision and beyond, I am excited to announce some key leadership and organizational structure changes,” said Kenny. John Doggett was named Chief Administrator Officer, Dennis Wimmert promoted to Chief Operating ...

Eight Central Louisiana Parishes To Become Certified Work Ready Communities

admin | 21st November, 2015
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Eight parish teams from CLEDA’s Central Louisiana region recently convened in New Orleans with ACT’s Work ReadyCommunitiesinitiative and the Delta Regional Authority Chairman, Chris Masingill, to begin the process for confirming their respective areas as “Certified Work Ready Communities.”  The parishes participating are Allen, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Vernon and Winn, as well as ...