18th edition of Slidell Heritage Festival promises big July 4 fun

For the past 17 years, the Slidell Heritage Festival has dazzled the eastern side of St. Tammany Parish with fireworks and more on the Fourth of July. The 18th edition of the July 4 fundraiser looks to do the same. Doors open at 4 p.m. on the event, which is held in Heritage Park in Slidell. The Slidell High Robotics team will have a robot to show the crowds, participants can meander through arts and craft tables from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. and there...

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Tammany Scene: Styles from My Girlfriend’s Closet in Slidell brighten Summerfield event

The fashions of My Girlfriend’s Closet were the foremost focus at a recent event at the Summerfield Retirement Community in Slidell. The fashionable event featured models from the home, prowling the catwalk and strutting their stuff for their friends and family. After the fashion show, all of the guests enjoyed a tea party in the main lobby. My Girlfriend’s Closet is a project of Rainbow Childcare in Slidell. The chic resale ladies boutique at...

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Early Childhood Care and Education Community Network Launched (04-28-2014)

The Early Childhood Care and Education Community Network was created as a result of Act 3 of the 2012 Regular Legislative Session. This act unifies the state’s fragmented system of early childhood education. The framework for implementing Act 3, approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) in December 2012, proposes an expansion of access to high quality, publicly funded early childhood programs to families across...

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Slidell Police Association’s Toys From Cops’ program helped 150 children

Slidell Police Association’s Toys From Cops’ program helped 150 children

The Slidell Police Association provided 150 children with Christmas toys this year thanks to their annual “Toys From Cops” program. Police officers handed out toys to children at several events over the past few weeks, including at the Slidell Memorial Hospital Cancer Center and at the Rainbow Child Care Center. The police department said in a Facebook post that donations were made to the “Toys From Cops” program by...

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Slidell champagne brunch to benefit Rainbow Child Care Center

Slidell champagne brunch to benefit Rainbow Child Care Center

A Champagne brunch fundraiser benefiting the East St. Tammany Rainbow Child Care Center will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Salmen-Fritchie House, 127 Cleveland Ave., Slidell. The Bubbly on the Bayou event will have a Kentucky Derby theme, with women encouraged to wear flamboyant hats in Run for the Roses style. The best-dressed contest will be open to both women and men. Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan, Police Chief Randy...

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Linda Larkin named honorary chairwoman of Bubbly on the Bayou

Linda Larkin named honorary chairwoman of Bubbly on the Bayou

Linda Larkin has been recognized as honorary chairwoman of Bubbly on the Bayou, a relaxing afternoon of fun, food and fashion being held March 9 to benefit the Rainbow Child Care Center. The “Toast to the Town” elegant occasion will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Patton’s at the historic Salmen-Fritchie House in Slidell. Larkin has lived in Slidell for more than 30 years and is Marketing Director for Patriot Title, LLC....

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