Tom Harmeyer http://redriverradio.org en Philanthropy on display during daylong event in Alexandria http://redriverradio.org/post/philanthropy-display-during-daylong-event-alexandria <p>More than 300 people representing nonprofit organizations in central Louisiana have gathered in downtown Alexandria to show support for area nonprofits. The seven-hour Celebration of Philanthropy features speakers on gift making and board leadership. Tom Harmeyer, executive director of the Central Louisiana Community Foundation, said it’s important to keep Cenla’s philanthropists investing their dollars into local nonprofits.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:37:22 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 26302 at http://redriverradio.org Philanthropy on display during daylong event in Alexandria Cenla Community Impact award targets HIV prevention http://redriverradio.org/post/cenla-community-impact-award-targets-hiv-prevention <P>Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services has received a $50,000 grant to purchase a vehicle for its staff to deliver HIV testing and prevention education to rural parts of its eight-parish region. The grant, announced this week, was made possible by the Community Foundation of Central Louisiana. The Community Impact endowment underwrites one project&nbsp;each year that demonstrates an ability to make a substantial impact on central Louisiana. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:26:09 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 18715 at http://redriverradio.org Cenla Community Impact award targets HIV prevention Alexandria quiz bowl boosts profile of brainy teens http://redriverradio.org/post/alexandria-quiz-bowl-boosts-profile-brainy-teens <P>About 200 high school students will participate in the A+ Alexandria Bowl Saturday at LSU Alexandria. Tournament director Tom Harmeyer says the third annual bowl will draw teams from 18 parishes. Harmeyer pens about 1,000 questions&nbsp;in this battle of wits. He says about 100 volunteers put on the event. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:05:20 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 17363 at http://redriverradio.org Alexandria quiz bowl boosts profile of brainy teens