BR Area Leadership Class announced at breakfast

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  • Photo provided by JULIE LAPEROUSE -- BR Leadership --- Taking part in the Baton Rouge Area Leadership announcement breakfast Aug. 8 are, from left, the Rev. Katie Simpson, Mayor Kip Holden, Sherry Poss, Baton Rouge Area Chamber President Adam Knapp, alumni board President Monique Scott-Spaulding and Chard Richard.

  • Photo provided by ANNABELLE ARMSTRONG --- Presbyterian Women --- Receiving honorary life membership in the Broadmoor Presbyterian Women at its annual pie and ice cream social Aug. 6 are, from left, Mildred Feldman, Janice Carpenter and Rita Brown. They were each presented a silver pin depicting the symbol of Presbyterian Women by moderator Virginia Holloway.

  • Photo provided by MARJORIE GREEN --- Now & Then --- Getting together at the Odell S. Williams Now & Then Museum July 18 to celebrate the 95th birthday of former South African President Nelson Mandella by commencing the historical Mandella painted column are, from left, Evelyn Kirk, the Rev. Alexis Anderson, Marcus Cooper, Marjorie Green, artist Charles Barbier and curator Sadie Roberts-Joseph.

  • Photo provided by CLARENCE VON ASPERN --- Fore! --- Winning first place in the Junior Golf Tournament at City Park July 27 is the team of, from left, McCord Heughan, Maggie Westbrook, Holland Garner and Cayden Ford. Maggie also won the prize for longest drive; Holland won the prize for closest to the hole.

  • Photo provided by ANGELA DEGRAVELLES --- Teachers fête --- Being honored by the Academic Distinction Fund at a board reception during the Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium July 17 are 2014 Louisiana Teacher of the Year La'Keisha McKinney, fourth from left, and 2013 Louisiana Teacher of the Year Amy Weems, sixth from left. With them are, from left, ADF board members Stanford Ponson, Jamey Firnberg, Matt Saurage, Martis Jones and Jason El Koubi.

  • Photo provided by LAURIE HARDISON --- Level UP! --- At the Aug. 2 luncheon at the Southern University Union to celebrate the culmination of Big Buddy's Level UP! Summer High School Internship Program are, from left, Glenda and SU Chancellor Jim Llorens, Mayor Kip Holden, Big Buddy Executive Director Gaylynne Mack and keynote speaker Stevie Toups, of Turner Industries. The program, made possible by a grant from the Mayor's Office, pairs area high school students with local businesses willing to mentor the students and prepare them for life after high school.

  • Advocate stafff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Visionary Awards --- Serving on the second annual Visionary Awards for Change reception committee are, from left, Ezekiel James, Leonard Smiley, Elton Clofer, Arneda Dotson, Tony Jennings, Margaret Northern, Leo Scott, Clois Coleman, Jerome Harris Sr. and Brandon Overton.