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HEATHER BOSTON Heather Boston is a prophetic energy artist and visionary. She has created her own techniques based on acrylic, oil, ink, and charcoal mixed with solvents and homemade inventions.

J A N U A R Y

EPIPHANY Mixed Media

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JANUARY THYROID AWARENESS MONTH Sunday

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Gets your membership started

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12th Night / Mardi Gras Season Begins

National Clean Off Your Desk Day

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20 21 22 23 24 25 26 SULPHUR Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Have Fun at Work Day

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National Pie Day

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DANNY ALLAIN Danny Allain has painted murals all over SWLA. He holds two degrees from McNeese State University in art and education and travels the United States selling his artwork.

F E B R U A R Y

FOX AND MOUSE Mixed Media

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FEBRUARY Sunday

BLACK HISTORY MONTH / AMERICAN HEART MONTH

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National Wear Red Day

Groundhog Day

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Super Bowl Sunday

Chinese New Year

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Valentine’s Day

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President’s Day

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SUMMER BOUDREAUX Summer Boudreaux is a McNeese Graduate and has been a professional photographer for nearly 20 years, specializing in residential and commercial property, sports, and landscape work.

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SUNSET Photography

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MARCH

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

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Employee Appreciation Day • Read Across America Day

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Join us for the

Mardi Gras

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2019 SWLA Home Show!

Ash Wednesday

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Live @ the Lakefront Civic Center Amphitheatre

Daylight Saving Time Starts

National Pi Day

St. Patrick’s 17 18 Day 24

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Reminder! Home Show This Weekend, 3/23 & 3/24

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Lake Charles Civic Ballet Assemblé 50th Celebration!

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Lake Charles Civic Ballet Assemblé 50th Celebration!

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Matinée – 3pm Rosa Hart Theatre

March 23 – 24 Lake Charles Civic Center

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Live @ the Lakefront Civic Center Amphitheatre 22nd & 29th

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Gala – 6pm Rosa Hart Theatre

Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWLA

Bowl For Kids’ Sake Petro Bowl bbbs-swla.net

Learn more at HBASWLA.ORG/HOME-SHOW #swlahomeshow The 2019 SWLA Home Show is produced and managed by the Home Builders Association of SWLA.


MARIA JOHNSON Maria Johnson lives in South Lake Charles and enjoys backyard birding and photographing nature.

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BABY BLUEBIRD Photography

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APRIL

AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH / KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL MONTH

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April Fools’

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Spring

into Action!

2019 SWLA Heart Rock Ball Burton Coliseum Doors open at 6pm swlaheartball.heart.org National Pecan Day

National Siblings Day

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Palm Sunday

Good Friday • Passover Begins

Tax Day

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Spring is here, and it’s time to begin planning for your beautiful yard. We can help. We’ll create a plan, help you choose the plants from our huge retail yard, lay out your beds and guide you as you create the yard of your dreams. We plan. You plant. Landscaping made simple.

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LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.

Spring Art Walk Downtown Lake Charles

5005 Cobra Road, Lake Charles (337) 478-3836 | M-F: 7am – 4pm Sat: 8am – 2pm (Seasonal)

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MORGAN ALLAIN Morgan Allain holds a bachelor’s degree in art from McNeese State University, where she concentrated in printmaking. Now she focuses on whimsical watercolors and pop culture illustration.

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BOTANICAL SKULLS Mixed Media

AFFINITE

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MAY

FOSTER CARE MONTH

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SLEEP National Day of Prayer

Cinco de Mayo

like a baby

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Over time, some of us lose our natural ability to sleep well. Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia and narcolepsy interfere with getting quality sleep. Our sleep specialists at the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana can diagnose and treat over 80 types of sleep disorders. If you’re having difficulty getting a good night’s sleep, call us for an appointment and sleep like a baby again.

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Mother’s Day

Armed Forces Day

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Memorial Day

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DANNY ALLAIN Danny Allain has painted murals all over SWLA. He holds two degrees from McNeese State University in art and education and travels the United States selling his artwork.

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PELICAN Mixed Media

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JUNE

ALZHEIMER’S AND BRAIN AWARENESS MONTH / NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH

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We Have the Keys You Need

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Whether you are buying or selling your home, there are questions around every corner. CENTURY 21 Bessette Realty and our staff of experienced agents have the answers.

National Donut Day

We’ve won numerous awards for superior service, sales excellence

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reputation on for over 20 years.

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Juneteenth

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First Day of Summer

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Each office independently owned and operated. Licensed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.


KRISTIE FORD Kristie Ford is a devoted mom, wife, and animal lover. Photography is her new passion, capturing all things love & life.

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ENJOY THE SILENCE Photography

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JULY

NATIONAL PICNIC MONTH

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International Reggae Day

Independence Day

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Let’s improve the way you

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International Day of Friendship

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CHAD MORENO Chad Moreno runs Killerwebsites.com. He specializes in concert, event, urban, and outdoor photography. He established Killer Photography as another facet of his business services.

A U G U S T

LAKEFRONT FOUNTAIN DURING SUNSET Photography

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AUGUST

NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

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Here We Grow! Join Us.

National lndia Pale Ale (IPA) Day

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grassroots effort to actively support sustained, progressive growth and development in our community. Our Mission The Alliance for Positive Growth is an organization of professionals in the fields of real estate, development, construction and all other interested parties working together to protect property rights and promote strong, beneficial growth in Southwest Louisiana. Our Goals • To be a positive voice for good growth in Southwest Louisiana. • To assist growth professionals involved in development in our region. • To provide fact-based information to the media and public about the economic benefit of positive growth. • To educate and advocate about the need for housing and commercial growth in our region. • To monitor and review municipal actions in order to work with area municipalities to complement public/private relationships. • To support civic initiatives that enhance quality of life. • To endorse and support projects that align with our pro-quality growth platform.

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Arts & Crabs Fest Burton Coliseum

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Visit our website to learn more about membership opportunities and the work we are doing in Southwest Louisiana..

Senior Citizens Day

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National Dog Day

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phone: (337) 602.6788 • fax: (337) 602.6789


DAN PLUMMER Dan Plummer is an amateur photographer who likes shooting scenes and themes familiar to residents of Southwest Louisiana.

S E P T E M B E R

MOONRISE BETWEEN THE BANKS Photography

ISLE OF CAPRI

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SEPTEMBER Sunday

PAIN AWARENESS MONTH

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International Bacon Day

Labor Day

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National Grandparents’ Day

Patriot Day

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the Game of Life

National Pepperoni Pizza Day

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OUR DOCTORS John Noble Jr., MD

First Day of Fall

George “J.” Trappey IV, MD

Brian Kelley, MD

Craig Morton, MD

Andrew Foret, MD

Alex Anderson, MD

Tyson Green, DPM

Kalieb Pourciau, DPM

Sarah Clevenger, MD

Steven Hale, MD

Jonathan Foret, MD

David Drez Jr., MD,

William Lowry Jr., MD

Joseph Crookshank III, MD

Senior Advisor

TEAM PHYSICIANS FOR 14 AREA HIGH SCHOOLS

(337) 721-7CFO www.centerforortho.com LAKE CHARLES • SULPHUR


CHAD MORENO Chad Moreno runs Killerwebsites.com. He specializes in concert, event, urban, and outdoor photography. He established Killer Photography as another facet of his business services.

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CHUCK FEST Photography

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OCTOBER

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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convenience AND

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SCHEDULE YOUR 3D SMART CURVE MAMMOGRAM TODAY AT 527-4256 National Taco Day

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Yom Kippur

National Gumbo Day

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ArtsFest LC Civic Center, Exhibition Hall

Columbus Day

Boss’s Day

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Halloween


MARJORIE TRAHAN CORMIER Marjorie Trahan Cormier uses various mediums such as graphite/charcoal, pen and ink, and watercolor. She enjoys artistically depicting the special qualities of everyday objects, people, and nature.

N O V E M B E R

DOG AND DRAGONFLY Watercolor

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NOVEMBER Sunday

NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

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All Saints’ Day

WORK

GROW BANK

All Souls’ Day

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built a wonderful life. Shouldn’t your money have a local home too?

Daylight Saving Time Ends

2019 SWLA Heart Walk Lake Charles Civic Center - 8am Veterans Day swlaheartwalk.org

Election Day

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Our experienced local bankers ensure your financial needs are being met, providing the type of responsive, personalized 13 14 15 16 service that only a truly local bank can deliver. Experience it for yourself.

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The Way Banking Should Be LAKE CHARLES 4735 Nelson Rd. 474-3766

LAKE CHARLES

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Acadian Day

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SULPHUR

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SUMMER BOUDREAUX Summer Boudreaux is a McNeese Graduate and has been a professional photographer for nearly 20 years, specializing in residential and commercial property, sports, and landscape work.

Facials Hydrafacial MD Massage & Body Services Salon Services Spa Packages Waxing We can customize a treatment plan or package designed specifically to meet all of your personal needs. Please visit our website to learn more, call us, or stop by for a tour of all we have to offer.

D E C E M B E RGift 2 0 1 9 Certificates Available

SNOW Photography 5656 Nelson Rd. Suite A2 • Lake Charles MON: 9am–5pm • TUE & THU: 9am–7pm WED & FRI: 9am–6pm • SAT: 9am–5pm


DECEMBER Sunday

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Holiday Art Market Central School

Holiday Art Market Central School

National Cookie Day

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Holiday Art Market Central School

Waxing Christmas Card Day

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We can customize a treatment plan or package designed specifically to meet all of your personal needs. Please visit our website 20 21 to learn more, call us, or stop by for a tour of all we have to offer.

Gift Certificates Available

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New Year’s Eve

Christmas Day

MON: 9am–5pm • TUE & THU: 9am–7pm WED & FRI: 9am–6pm • SAT: 9am–5pm Kwanzaa

dermalogixspa.com • 477.1195


GRETA PAINTER Greta Painter brings a passion to her work that blends her New Mexico and Louisiana roots. She is best known for her “Dios di Muerto Chicks”.

CHICK Acrylic on Paper

DAN PLUMMER Dan Plummer is an amateur photographer who likes shooting scenes and themes familiar to residents of Southwest Louisiana.

PISTOL BRIDGE AT TWILIGHT Photography


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SCHOOL CALENDARS THROUGH MAY 2019 CALCASIEU PARISH

DIOCESE OF LAKE CHARLES

JANUARY 7 Teacher Inservice (No School) 8 Classes Resume 21 MLK Holiday (No School)

JANUARY 7 Classes Resume 21 MLK Holiday (No School)

FEBRUARY N/A MARCH 4-6 Mardi Gras Holidays (No School) 15 End of 3rd Nine Weeks 18 Teacher Inservice (No School) APRIL 19-26 Easter Break (No School) MAY 23 N  oon Dismissal for Summer Break

FEBRUARY 15 Teacher Inservice (No School) MARCH 1-5 Mardi Gras Holidays (No School) 15 Nine Weeks Period Ends APRIL 19-26 Easter Break (No School) MAY 23 Teacher In-Service (No School) 24 Dismissal Summer Break

*Event dates listed in calendar are subject to change.

ON THE COVER LAST RAYS OF THE DAY Photography

KRISTIE FORD Kristie Ford is a devoted mom, wife, and animal lover. Photography is her new passion, capturing all things love & life.

Thank You Thank you to all of the artists who submitted work for the Thrive 2019 calendar. We were overwhelmed with the talent and creativity found in Southwest Louisiana. We appreciate the Arts & Humanities Council for helping us select the finalists, and to the Thrive Facebook fans who voted on the winning entries.

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