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Entries for 'Lisa Proffit-Rau'

A letter from a dedicated employee

This is a great letter from an anonymous employee-- It is worth a read!

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Click on this news link to find updated shelter information for CARE's regions

information includes and will updated on a regular basis:  St Tammany, Tangipahoa, Ascension, Livingston and Baton Rouge Parishes.

Issac storm tracker--


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An open letter to Governor Jindal from State Treasurer

An Open Letter to Gov. Bobby Jindal from State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Respectfully, please stop scaring our healthcare and higher education communities over the changes made to HB 1 by a majority vote of the Louisiana House of Representatives.  It is not necessary to make the draconian reductions to the healthcare and higher education budgets you and your staff have suggested in order to achieve the fiscally responsible goals of the House.  

Worth a read!

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House Bills 1 and 822 will be the Special Orders of the Day in the House of Representatives on Thursday May 10, 2012.

A Call to Action:

Call or e-mail our state Representatives and ask them to support House Bill  822. 

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A heart shattered by a glimpse into autism
Rob Gorski writes for "Lost and Tired," where he blogs about the reality of raising three boys on the autism spectrum. He and his wife, Lizze, have three boys, Gavin,12, Elliott, 6, and Emmett John, 3. 

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This is a wonderful, heartwarming story about a 2 year-old retriever.  "The 2-year-old retriever has become a popular member of the Southeastern Louisiana University’s Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic’s team, according to members of the staff and their young clients." 

To see the original story by Bob Anderson in the Baton Rouge Advocate.

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In late summer 2010, state health officials trumpeted the opening of a specialized mental health unit at LSU’s Earl K. Long Medical Center to relieve stress on area hospital emergency rooms. 

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A Matter of Priorities- Letting go of the little stuff
When we stop worrying about unimportant matters, we can devote so much more of ourselves to what is truly important.

Daily OM - Nurturing Mind and Spirit

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What Really Causes Hear Disease