Michael Tipton, president of the Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, presents a ceremonieal check in the amount of $25,000 to Audry Spencer, founder of Empowering the Community for Excellence Wednesday afternoon. Spencer recently was recognized as one of 10 Blue Cross / Blue Shield Angels “doing extraordinary good for the state’s children.”

Angel award presented

A near-overflow crowd was in attendance Wednesday for the ceremonial presentation of a grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation to Empowering the Community for Excellence.

RIBBON CUT ON NEW FRONTAGE ROAD EXTENSION - Duson Mayor Johnny Thibodeaux, center, cuts the ribbon on the recently completed new extension of Frontage Road in Duson. Work on the project began in March which included a half-mile extension. The project was funded by a state capital outlay grant of $508,000, along with $300,000 of municipal funds. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

New Duson frontage road ready for business

DUSON – In less than seven months, the ribbon was cut Friday morning for the use of a new extension of Frontage Road in Duson.


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