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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office supports UW: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office donates $42,454 to United Way of Southwest Louisiana. On hand for the donation are, from left: Sheriff Tony Mancuso, and Catherine Thevenot, campaign manager for United Way of Southwest Louisiana.

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Golden Nugget sponsors Chennault International Airshow:

Golden Nugget Casino donates $25,000 to the Chennault International Airshow, which takes place May 10-12 at Chennault International Airport. The donation will help fund performances by groups like the Red Bull Jump Team and F-16 Viper Demo Team, as well as educational exhibits, grants and scholarships. On hand for the presentation are, from left: Alan Trantina, SVP and general manager of the Golden Nugget Lake Charles; Mary Jo Bayles, airshow director; and Kevin Melton, president of the Airshow board.

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RelaDyne sponsors the Chennault International Airshow:

Pumpelly Oil and its parent company RelaDyne donate $15,000 to the Chennault International Airshow, which takes place May 10-12. The sponsorship helps fund the many aerobatic performances and exhibits planned for that weekend, along with scholarships and grants promoting STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in Southwest Louisiana. On hand for the presentation are, from left: Carl Ducat, RelaDyne; Mary Jo Bayles, airshow director; and Glenn Pumpelly, Pumpelly Oil.

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McNeese State University

ReCon supports MSU: ReCon Management Services Inc. donates $15,000 to the First Choice Campaign under way at McNeese State University. Local industry partners and contractors are investing in McNeese and the future of Southwest Louisiana through the campaign, a three-year initiative with a goal of raising $1 million per year for the next three years. On hand for the presentation are McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel, left, and Roger Boyette, president of ReCon Management Services Inc.

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West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital supports UW: West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital donates $13,014 to United Way of Southwest Louisiana. On hand for the donation are, from left: Vickie Leger, WCCH human resources secretary; Mayra Allemond, WCCH health information management director; Jake Richey, WCCH radiology director; Janie Fruge’, WCCH chief executive officer; and Melissa Butter, resource development manager with United Way of Southwest Louisiana.

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Commercial real estate companies Cushman & Wakefield and NAI Latter & Blum support the Chennault International Airshow: Dallas-based Cushman & Wakefield and Louisianabased NAI Latter & Blum donated $10,000 to the Chennault International Airshow, which takes place May 10-12. Their donation helps make the many performances, exhibits and educational components of the airshow possible. On hand for the presentation are, from left: Gary Collett, SIOR, senior director at Cushman & Wakefield; Joel Davidson, CCIM, commercial sales & leasing at NAI Latter & Blum; Kevin Melton, president of the airshow board; and Jay Lucas, CCIM, senior director at Cushman & Wakefield.

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Calcasieu Council on Aging supports UW: Calcasieu Council on Aging donates $8,122 to United Way of Southwest Louisiana. On hand for the donation are, from left: Jacqueline Green, executive director for CCOA; and Catherine Thevenot, campaign manager for United Way of Southwest Louisiana.

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