City Social Magazine

MAR 2013

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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For a Good Cause Shoot for Change Clay Shoot Cenikor's 10th Annual "Shoot for Change" Clay Shoot is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Friday, April 5th, 2013 at Riverside Lodge, located at 52400 Highway 16 in Denham Springs. All proceeds benefit Cenikor's programs and services for those struggling with chronic substance abuse. Get out and take your shot at change! Cenikor has a variety of programs including short-term and long-term inpatient programs, detoxification, outpatient and intensive outpatient services. Cenikor also provides adolescent short-term inpatient treatment, outpatient and intensive outpatient care. Cenikor Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to assisting people in developing the skills needed to become responsible citizens free of substance abuse. For more information about the event call 1-888-CENIKOR. InnerWheel's 2013 Trash & Treasure Sale Benefits Local Agencies InnerWheel's Annual "Trash & Treasure Sale" returns this year to help benefit the following local agencies: Brave Heart Children in Need, St. Vincent de Paul, Rotary Foundation Scholarship Fund, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, The Hospice of Baton Rouge, The JL Foundation, Louisiana Resource Center for Educators, THRIVE Baton Rouge, and Young Leaders Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. This awesome annual event to date has collected and donated $1,472,896.00 to local area organizations since it's inception in 1991. The sale is scheduled for Friday, March 8th through Sunday, March 10th. and will be located at the old Wal-Mart in Baker (14740 Plank Road) at the corner of Groom Road and Plank Road. March 8th and March 9th the sale is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and March 10th the sale is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Inner Wheel Baton Rouge is a non-profit organization dedicated to service and friendship. Since 1990, Inner Wheel Baton Rouge has worked in the Baton Rouge community to raise money to donate money to the organizations of their choice such as the Regional Eye Bank and the Salvation Army. For more information about this spectacular event visit www.innerwheel.org. To donate to this charitable event call (225) 937-4137. DEREK'S SONG - Here's to Life The 6th Annual Debbie Allen Dance Residency Award-winning dancer and choreographer Debbie Allen returns to Baton Rouge to produce a professional dance musical for young people as part of the Arts Council's sixth annual Debbie Allen Dance Residency. Debbie Allen has created this new program to honor the life and accomplishments of nationally-known arts professional and Arts Council CEO, Derek Gordon. The show will include some of Derek's favorite numbers from the past, as well as new numbers set to some of his favorite songs and is entitled: Derek's Song - Here's To Life. Debbie Allen is one of the most respected and versatile talents in the entertainment industry today and has been commissioned by the Kennedy Center to create numerous works for young audiences. She has familial ties to the Greater Baton Rouge Area and is delighted to contribute to the growth and enjoyment of dance in our community. This year's production features talented local dancers between the ages of 6 and 26 who have been cast and trained by Ms. Allen and master dance artists/professional dancers from the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Ballet, Swing, Hip-Hop, Slide, Tap and Stepping are just a few of the dance styles incorporated into the show. The performances will be held March 14-17 at Baton Rouge Community College's Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion located at 5310 Florida Blvd. Tickets for the performances at the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion are general admission for $20 each and are available at Baton Rouge Community College and are available through the Manship Theatre at (225) 344-0334, toll-free at (866) 4512787 or online at www.manshiptheatre.org. Cat Haven's PAINTING AND PINOT Cat Haven is sponsoring its "Painting and Pinot" Fundraiser to benefit the adoptable cats at Cat Haven. This wonderful and fun fundraising event is scheduled for March 15th from 7:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. and will be held at 7248 Perkins Road, Suite B. Enjoy painting along with delicious food and wine while raising money for a great cause. The cost is $35.00 per person. To reserve your spot visit www.paintingnpinot.com Proceeds from this event will help Cat Haven work with the community to facilitate animal rescue/adoption and control through spay and neuter assistance. Active for Autism Run/Walk and Fun Fest Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge has partnered with Louisiana State Police to support Active for Autism Run/Walk and Fun Fest on Saturday April 13, 2013 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will be held at the Louisiana State Police Training Headquarters Ground on Independence Boulevard in Baton Rouge. Registration for the 5K run or Family Fun Walk is $20.00 and includes a t-shirt. To register as an individual, join a team or form a team, visit the Families Helping Families website at www.fhfgbr.org and click on Active for Autism Run/ Walk icon. Honorary chairpersons are Superintendent Mike Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police and Toby Rogers (son of Scott Rogers). Scott Rogers of the Around Town TV Show will be the Master of Ceremonies. The 5K run will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Family Fun Walk will follow at 9:00 a.m. The Fun Fest will continue until 12 p.m. with spaces available for vendors. Autism is a lifelong condition which affects children's development. It affects four times as many boys as girls. In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of children and young people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder(s), most recently estimated at 1 in every 88 children with 1 in 54 being boys. Currently, there is no known cause for Autism and there is no cure. Visit www.fhfgbr.or or call 225-216-7474 to become a sponsor, register or receive more information. 62 Read us online at www.citysocial.com

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