Around Livingston for June 17, 2013

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will host a golf tournament Oct. 7 at Carter Plantation, 23475 Carter Trace, in Springfield.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The chamber is seeking event sponsors.

For information, call (225) 665-8155 or send email staff@livingstonparishchamber.com.

Plant/seed swap

The Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, and the Livingston Parish Master Gardeners will host a plant and seed swap at noon Monday. Attendees are asked to bring plants and seeds to exchange. Call (225) 665-8118.

Disaster preparation class

The Livingston Economic Development Council and the Southeastern University Small Business Development Center will host a disaster preparation class from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 11.

The class is free but registration is required. Register online at https://www2.lsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=6330035.

Event calendar

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce is asking business owners to send event information to be included in the 2013 membership directory.

Events dated August 2013 to August 2014 will be added.

Those interested are asked to include the event name, the date and time, contact information and benefit or community information.

Events also can be added to the chamber’s website.

Call (225) 665-8155 or send an email to staff@livingston
parishchamber.com.

Business consulting

Small business owners or residents interested in starting a business can attend a free business consulting seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Livingston Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St.

Participants will receive private, one-hour consulting sessions in business planning, advertising plans, inventory control, financial projections and cost analysis. Registration is required. Call (225) 686-2436.

Veterans meeting

The Livingston Parish Veterans Association will host its association meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Walker municipal building, 10136 Florida Blvd.

Members will plan the July Fourth Red, White and Blue celebration.

Garage sale

The Denham Springs Masonic Lodge, 313 Benton St., next to the Antique Village, will host a garage sale beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.

WOW volunteer meeting

Women Outreaching Women Inc., a nonprofit organization that operates a 24-hour crisis hotline and an emergency shelter in Livingston Parish , will host a volunteer meeting for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at 26876 4-H Club Road, Denham Springs. For information, call (225) 791-3940.

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau at (225) 664-9058, or by fax at (225) 664-9710 and email at
florida@theadvocate.com.