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What’s Happening Breakfasts

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About the Program

The “What’s Happening” breakfast series bring together members of the community to learn about events, activities and trends throughout the Shreveport Bossier Area.  Please check our Events calendar for our next scheduled breakfast and topic.

Previous “What’s Happening” Breakfast’s have featured:

NWLA Public Safety Update

Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond
Bossier Police Sheriff Julian Whittington
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator


The US NAVY: Around the world, Around the Clock and Here in Shreveport!

Commander Robert Lightfoot, USN

ACT Work Ready Communities Initiative: Measuring and Closing our Skills Gap

Angie White, NLEP
Tony Davis, BESE
Chad Snitker, Omni Speciality Packaging


Caddo Parish Public Schools

Dr. Lamar Gore​e, Caddo Parish Public Schools


Shreveport-Bossier Innovation, Incubation and the Startup Ecosystem

​John Chidlow, Innolyzer
Gregory Kallenberg, Film Prize Foundation
Jessica Schiele, CoHab
David Smith, Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program


​Trains, Planes, Automobiles & Ships: The Future of Transportation in NWLA 

Bill Cooksey, Shreveport Regional Airport
Eric England, Port of Caddo
Kent Rogers, Northwest Louisiana Council on Governments


The Future of Downtown Shreveport

Liz Swaine, Downtown Development Authority
Pam Glorioso, City of Bossier City
Pam Atchison, Shreveport Regional Arts Council.


State of The City, Commission and School Board

Mayor Ollie Tyler, Caddo School Superintendent
Dr. Lamar Goree
Caddo Commission Administrator Woody Wilson

The Future of Cyber Security and National Defense in NWLA

Mr. A.G. Hatcher, Global Strike Command
Mr. Craig Spohn, Cyber Innovation Center
Ms. Mimi Hedgcock, CSRA ITC

Welcome New Members

EMA Engineering & Consulting Raley and Associates, Inc. Shreveport Gun Club Legal Weapon, LLC Mischa Farrell Architect, LLC

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