Around Livingston for June 10, 2013

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its second Leadership Livingston class.

The program is based on a national model used by chambers of commerce throughout the country to create leaders within their communities.

Participants will graduate from the program with knowledge of the community and social topics.

Applications are due July 18. The class will be introduced Aug. 14.

The program includes a membership meeting, classes and a retreat. Graduation will be in late May or early June.

To apply for the class, call (225) 665-8155 or send an email to

Support group

Women Outreaching Women will host support group meetings at 6 p.m. Tuesday and June 25 in Denham Springs. Meetings are for women involved in domestic violence and those who are survivors of domestic violence.

For the location, call (225) 791-3940 or email

Special meeting

The Livingston Parish School Board will host a special meeting June 18 to discuss the district’s budget and goals for the 2013-14 school year.

Board members will examine the past year’s budget in addition to discussing the budget for the upcoming school year, Superintendent John Watson said.

The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at the board’s headquarters, 13909 Florida Blvd., in Livingston. It is open to the public.

Dinosaur Digs

Children ages 3 to 11 can learn about dinosaurs, make dinosaur tracks, dig for dinosaur bones and more at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Albany-Springfield branch, 26941 La. 43, in Hammond; 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Watson branch, Outback Road, in Denham Springs; 10 a.m. Thursday at the South branch, 23477 La. 444, in Livingston; and 2 p.m. Thursday at the Denham Springs-Walker branch, 8101 U.S. 190.

Registration is required by calling the branches. For information and phone numbers, log onto

Motor Run

The first Killian Police Motor Run will be from 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m. Saturday.

The ride will take participants to the Red Bluffs of Mississippi.

The cost is $10 per bike and $15 for a driver and a passenger. Pastalaya dinners will be sold after the ride for $7 at the Killian police station, 28284 La. 22.

Call (225) 695-6785 for information.

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at