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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE

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City of LC supports Family Foundation: Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana is presented with a $50,000 donation from the city of Lake Charles. Proceeds were donated through the Family Foundation Capital Campaign, which is raising funds to expand Family & Youth’s current facilities. On hand for the donation are, from left: Councilman Rodney Geyen, District C; Councilwoman Luvertha August, District B; Councilman Mark Eckard, District G; Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter; Julio Galan, President and CEO of Family & Youth; and Councilman Johnnie Thibodeaux, District F.

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McNeese State University

For MSU Foundation: Ann and Ray Todd donate $40,000 to the McNeese State University Foundation to establish the Ann Smith Todd Scholarship for nursing majors. On hand for the presentation are, from left: Richard H. Reid, vice president for university advancement and executive vice president of the foundation; Dr. Peggy Wolfe, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions; Ann and Ray Todd; and McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel.

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Golden Nugget supports Chamber: Golden Nugget donates $45,000 to the Chamber SWLA as part of their 2019 Presenting Sponsorship of the Chamber SWLA Banquet Jan 24 at the Golden Nugget. From left: Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance Major Event Director Michelle McInnis, Chamber Vice President Paula Ramsey, Golden Nugget Senior Vice President and General Manager Alan Trantina, Golden Nugget Community Development Manager Elizabeth McLaughlin, and Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance President/CEO George Swift.

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McNeese State University

Phillips 66 supports MSU: Phillips 66 donates $15,000 to the McNeese State University College of Engineering and Computer Science through the McNeese Foundation.The donation is designated for the power engineering laboratory, the Engineering is Elementary program and student engineering organizations. On hand for the donation are, from left, Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, college dean; Megan Hartman, Phillips 66 public relations manager; and Richard G. Harbison, Phillips 66 plant manager.

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