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    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Sgt. Edward “Bubba” Faile, a Ruston Police officer, was the recipient of the October #EverydayExcellence Award.  It began with a Facebook post from Reshon Ford that went viral. Ford, a three-time cancer survivor, has her car elaborately decorated in pink, with balloons, feather boas and posters. The vehicle is what caught Sgt. Faile’s attention and he pulled her over to ask if she was a cancer ...read more
    Friday, October 06, 2017
    Tyler Sellers, a pharmacy technician at the Walgreens on Trenton Street, recently received a wave of praise from the local Facebook group “Ruston Rants.” A post from a customer raving about his genuine kindness and concern for her son who was ill sparked others to come forward and share about their various experiences with this young man. It can certainly be easy to lose the personal touch when ...read more
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Now more than ever, the Internet connects people to one another and provides access to information critical for health, social services, education and more.  While the majority of households with school-aged children have broadband access at home, low-income households make up the majority of those that still do not.   The same holds true for senior citizens – with only half of low-income seniors ...read more
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    Friday, September 22, 2017
    Olivia Cuthbert is Presented with the August #EverydayExcellence Award Pictured left to right: Judy Copeland, Chamber President; Earl Smith, Chamber Vice Chair Community Devt.; Olivia Cuthbert, Cindy Hampton, Cedar Creek Asst. PrincipalOlivia Cuthbert, a 16-year old sophomore at Cedar Creek School, is the #EverydayExcellence Award recipient for the month of August. Olivia created and manages a ...read more
    Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Everyday Excellence is Appreciated Pictured: Earl Smith, Chamber Vice Chair of Community Development, Phil Waltz, and Cathi Cox-Boniol, Chamber Chair. #EverydayExcellence Congratulations to Phil Waltz of Waltz Pharmacy for being chosen to receive the July Everyday Excellence award. Mr. Waltz was officially nominated by Cathi Cox-Boniol after receiving shout-outs from two other community members ...read more
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Congratulations to Jeff Miller, the May 2017 winner of the  #EverydayExcellence award! Thank you to Jennifer Mamon for shouting out about him! Jeff was presented with a certificate, 4 movie passes from Celebrity Theatres Ruston, 3 months car wash from Rocketfast Car Wash and a $25 gift card from Ruston Florist and Belle de Fleur Boutique!   "I nominate Jeff Miller (Glen View Elementary ...read more
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    On April 21, 2017 the first #EverydayExcellence award was presented to Joshua Daigrepont, owner of Triple B Diesel Service, located at 1721 Industrial Drive in Ruston. A woman in Miami, Florida wrote in to say that her 80 year old parents broke down in Ruston while traveling in their motor home. Not only did Joshua assist them after business hours, he offered them a hook-up at his shop and let ...read more
    Monday, July 10, 2017
    June Everyday Excellence Recipient   Congratulations to Dixie Towing Service for being selected as the June Everyday Excellence winner. Located at 3976 Hwy 80 in Ruston, Dixie Towing is known as a caring group of individuals who have very big hearts. Dixie Towing was nominated for the award by Daniel Norred, who said “Dixie Towing out of Ruston LA just made a huge impact for not only myself but ...read more

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