Friends of the Orange Depot (FOOD) have been working diligently for years to raise funds for the restoration of the historic Southern Pacific Train Depot in Orange and could soon see their efforts come to fruition as planners project an open house likely in the first quarter of 2017.
During this year’s fundraising gala, Denim and Diamonds, FOOD is raising funds for exhibits to display in the new museum at the depot.
L’Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles will host its annual “Tasting on the Terrace: An Evening in Support of the Children’s Advocacy Center” on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the lush Event Center Terrace. Sample more than 100 unique wines and Louisiana beers and spirits while enjoying delicious food and fun interaction with vendors knowledgeable in their field.
Jack Brooks Regional Airport unveiled three new paintings Thursday, Oct. 27, that feature Janis Joplin, George Jones, Bubba Smith, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Tex Ritter and Bum Phillips — what the city of Beaumont has called “homegrown luminaries.”
Approximately 2,400 Americans die from a cardiovascular disease every day; in fact, heart disease and stroke are America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers, respectively. Studies show that a leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease is lack of physical activity, but that just 30 minutes a day of an activity like walking can improve your health and decrease your risk.
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