Livingston-Tangipahoa briefs for June 13, 2013

Sheriff’s Office hosts Amite rodeo

The Third annual Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Mounted Division’s Rodeo will begin at 6 p.m. June 21 and continue June 22 at the Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite.

The “Agin Cajun” will be the emcee.

Tickets are $10 at the door or $7 in advance.

Celebration of veterans set July 4

The Livingston Parish Veterans Association will host “Red, White and Blue,” a dedication ceremony to honor veterans, starting at 1 p.m. July 4 at Sidney Hutchinson Park in Walker.

The event will feature field activities starting at 10 a.m., food at 11 a.m. and music at 1 p.m.

Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs.

For information, visit

SLU hosts adaptive exercise mini camp

Southeastern Louisiana University is accepting applications for an Adaptive Physical Education Mini Camp from noon to 3 p.m. June 17 to June 22.

The camp is sponsored by the Division of Extended Studies, in partnership with the Department Kinesiology and Health Studies.

“Adaptive PE Mini Camp features three days of fun-filled, three-hour sessions of physical education activities,” said Camp Director René Wallace, a certified adapted physical education teacher and instructor at Southeastern. “The camp focus will be on motor development, socializations, and having fun!”

Graduate and undergraduate students will assist camp participants while working toward adaptive physical education certification, Wallace added.

The camp is $70 and will be held in the Kinesiology and Health Studies Building gymnasium, 400 Tennessee St.

Camp drop-off and pick-up will take place inside the gymnasium on the first day. Arrangements will be made to meet children outside of the building for the remaining days.

Space is limited, and applications may be submitted online by visiting

Applications may also be made by phone at (985) 549-2301, by fax at (985) 549-5078 or by visiting the Extended Studies office in the University Center, Room 103.

For more information about registration, contact Extended Studies at (800) 256-2771.

Leadership class seeking applicants

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 april@livingston