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KIM LEWIS Owner OLE ORLEANS WINERY KIM LEWISOwner, Ole Orleans Winery The road to success is never easy, but it’s rewarding. No one knows this better than the owner of the winery, Ole Orleans, Kim Lewis. A single mom of four kids, Lewis’s journey to entrepreneurship was not an easy road; it included a lot […]
Louisiana Military Family Assistance (MFA) Fund Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) Louisiana Military Family Assistance (MFA) FundLouisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) Governor John Bel Edwards shared in his Second Inaugural Address that Louisiana has 491 men and women in the Louisiana National Guard and Air National Guard currently deployed overseas. You may […]
KIMBERLY ECKERT Louisiana Educators Rising Innovative Programs Coordinator for West Baton Rouge Parish Schools in Louisiana Kimberly EckertEducators Rising What Louisiana State Penitentiary Offenders Taught My Students and I about Great Teachers For the past two years, I’ve taught a course called Educators Rising, aimed at exposing high school students to the teaching profession […]
COMMUNITY Nominate Someone Committed to Making ADifference! CALL FOR NOMINATIONS! Do you know a strong woman (or man) who has a nonprofit worthy of recognition? Or someone who is committed to making a difference in their community by volunteering? Please fill out the form and let us know! We would like to feature them […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGJanuary 2020 Words from Elena Mann, M.D. Ladies First! Women’s health is perhaps one of the most influential health initiatives of our time. Women play a vital role in ensuring others receive the care they need, but many women often neglect themselves. As we enter into the time of year when […]
Louisiana Fosters RIVERSIDEChurch of Christ RiversideChurch of Christ Riverside is a small congregation of about 300 faithful souls located at 200 South City Parkway in Lafayette. What it lacks in members it makes up in love. The First Lady once said about Riverside, “We have a concern for the children in our community and this State”. […]
Teach MAM Teach MAM: An Exciting Partnership to Strengthen Arts Education Across Louisiana Teach MAM Micro Grants Big Announcement for the Teach MAM Program!! Teachers can now apply for a micro grant from Louisiana First Foundation. Click below and fill out the form to receive a $500.00 micro-grant to use toward your music, arts […]
Click to Explore JANUARY 2020Volume 2, Edition 3 January2020 Volume 2, Edition 3 A Word from the First Lady of Louisiana January 2020, what a month! New Year’s Day 2020 was the beginning of a new decade. And January 13th not only marked the beginning of our second term as Governor and First Lady, but also […]
Chef Amy Sins Cushaw Cake – Susan Goss/Second Harvest Foodbank Chef Amy SinsCushaw Cake – Susan Goss/Second Harvest Foodbank Ingredients: 4 large eggs1 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 cup vegetable oil2 cups cushaw squash, cooked and mashed (substitute butternut squash or pumpkin)2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground cloves1/4 […]
Covenant House Opening Doors forHomeless Youth COVENANT HOUSE Covenant House Sleep Out on November 21st/22nd Rallies Community Leaders in Support of Homeless & At-Risk Youth On November 21st, 230 business & community leaders Slept Out on the street in solidarity with 4.2 million homeless kids nationwide, giving up the comforts of home for one night to show their support and raise awareness. Spending the night on the curb with only a sleeping bag and cardboard box, sleepers “sent a message to runaway and homeless kids: we stand with them, celebrate their courage & resiliency, and support […]
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Delery has lived there all of her life except during undergraduate school and a brief stint in Seattle, WA. She is a mother to four boys, ranging in ages from 21 to 16, and they are the heart and soul of her life.
Delery earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and Master’s Degree from Louisiana State University. She is currently a fellow at Loyola University New Orleans, Institute of Politics. Her volunteer work has mostly evolved from issues that have affected her personally. Actively engaged in disability rights advocacy, Delery has testified numerous times in the Louisiana Legislature regarding issues that affect persons with developmental disabilities. She served as the chair of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, worked for seven years directing regional advocacy efforts and is a graduate of Louisiana’s Partners In Policymaking.