City Social Magazine

SEP-OCT 2017

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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47 S O C I A L I Z I N G Project Excel mentees/high school graduates honored by the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge at the First United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge. Jakairick Young awarded a certificate of recognition by 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge at First United Methodist Church. Project Excel mentees and award recipients recognized by 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge at First United Methodist Church ITI Technical College granted an Excellence Award for outstanding HVAC-training standards. Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union ribbon-cutting event with Livingston Parish Chamber members at grand reopening of the newly-remodeled branch in Denham Springs. In the front row: Chris Martin, Jessica McKey, Jason Shaffer, Jessie Stewart, Carl Duplessis and Ashley Gambino. In the back row: Jim Knoth, Kristin Morrison, Susan Bloom and Diane McDuff. Donna and Governor John Bel Edwards with Zac and Cari Carmonica, 2016 recipients of Young Alumni of the Year award, at the Louisiana Governor's Mansion following 2017 Lantern Award Ceremony. The Baton Rouge Area Chamber concluded its 31st year of the Baton Rouge Area Leadership program, graduating 41 participants from the 2017 class into its alumni base. Attendees at Kiss & Makeup Full Service Studio ribbon- cutting, including owner SarahBess Brown (center), hairstylists Londyn Rowell and Daniela Edwards, Ascension Chamber President Sherrie Despino, Chamber Ambassadors, Chamber members, and family and friends of the staff. Members of Pi Beta Phi ® Fraternity for Women celebrate 150th anniversary of its founding with the Louisiana Beta Chapter and the Baton Rouge Alumnae Club at a luncheon at the Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium. Pictured: Susan Rolfs, Eleanor Barry and Gayle Guissinger (both 75-year members), and Amanda Rothrock. Cypress Title staff at ribbon-cutting for opening of its office in Ascension Parish, including owners Brian Denison, Johnny McKay, Jason Dupree, Michael Moreau, Mike Grace, Andrea Booth, Nikki Kalisz, Martin McConnell, Sherrie Despino, Chamber Ambassadors, and Cypress Title family and friends. 29 students from the Baton Rouge area have been awarded National Merit Scholarships, among them Runnels Class of 2017 graduate Andrew Mitchell. Runnels Class of 2017 graduate Henry Forgey is one of 29 students from the Baton Rouge area awarded a National Merit Scholarship. Regan Dean, a 2017 graduate from Runnels, awarded a National Merit Scholarship. Eden Kiggans plays the Harpsicle at Runnels Preschool's Harpsicle Camp. Runnels Senior Beta Club member Krista Rawlins and daughter Kaitlyn Roy, also a Senior Beta member, present Angela Gabriel (front) with a $100 check. Gabriel is a mother of four and successful realtor partially paralyzed by a domestic violence shooting. Southeastern IB Coordinator Cherissa Vitter and University High School junior Ella McCallip discuss her project at Symposium for Advanced Academics on Southeastern's campus 47

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