IEA

IEA supporters, volunteers and participants

Inspire, Encourage, Achieve recently held its Camp Bright Star closing ceremony and luncheon Friday, July 24. Camp Bright Star is a literacy-intensive summer learning program that promotes healthy lifestyle choices and learning opportunities that pave the way to brighter futures. The six-week summer learning program provides personal development and enrichment experiences for 35 Southeast Texas youth who have experienced past hardships and personal challenges.

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Cody Guedry and Kasey Nonette of BPD

Beaumont Police Chief James Singletary and Beaumont Police Department SWAT officers Cody Guedry and Kasey Nonette spoke to local youths Wednesday, July 9, about setting goals for their future and how to achieve them at McCabe Roberts Avenue United Methodist Church in Beaumont.

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Bishop Curtis Guillory, Michael “Shane” Sinegal and Kevin Roy

IEA – Inspire, Encourage, Achieve – is a Southeast Texas nonprofit with a commitment to serving at-risk youth through programming that helps them identify their strengths and achieve dignity and respect.

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A lucky group of children from Beaumont and Port Arthur Independent School Districts visited The Giving Field in Beaumont on Friday, April 26, for an Educational Health and Wellness Fair to celebrate Global Youth Service Day 2013.

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When Chef Rafael Ruiz, owner of Finch Hutton Restaurant in Nederland, scheduled the grand opening of Tibideaux’s New Orleans Kitchen on Calder Avenue in Beaumont, he wanted to do something special. Encouraged by the popularity of his exquisite French/American cuisine, Ruiz was expanding his offerings to introduce his own twist on traditional New Orleans fare at this new casual, family-oriented restaurant in Beaumont.

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