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10:06am

Thu January 8, 2015
Business

Shreveport-based blood bank establishes its first endowment

LifeShare Blood Centers development director Daphne Young announced the creation of its legacy fund Wednesday in honor of the late Vivian Dell Holder.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Shreveport-based LifeShare Blood Centers announced the creation of its first endowment Wednesday made possible by a loyal blood donor who quietly bequeathed a life insurance policy to the blood bank. The endowment, currently $10,000, will serve like a savings account that will grow in perpetuity, according to LifeShare CEO Margaret Wallace.

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2:21pm

Mon January 9, 2012
Local

SouthArk receives its largest gift ever from a single donor

South Arkansas Community College was one of 40 nonprofit groups to receive a gift from the $11 million estate of a Fort Smith, Ark., accountant.

11:06am

Wed December 21, 2011
Sports

Free youth swimming lessons return to Shreveport

The Community Foundation will once again help pay for swimming lessons for Shreveport area youth through a matching grant fund.

9:05am

Tue December 20, 2011
Local

Louisianans give away thousands of pairs of shoes

Soles4Souls gives away millions of recycled shoes each year.
Soles4Souls, Inc.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliates around the state - including Natchitoches and DeRidder - gathered 28,000 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls, a Tennessee shoe charity.

9:20am

Tue December 13, 2011
Arts

Alexandria Museum of Art receives $100,000 gift

The Alexandria Museum of Art is a cultural draw to downtown Alexandria.

The Central Louisiana Community Foundation will give its Community Impact award to the Alexandria Museum of Art at Dec. 14 ceremony.

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