LightHouse alumni share advice

LightHouse alumni share advice, stories It’s been 20 years since Myron Harris was spending Saturdays at the LightHouse, but he still remembers the lessons he learned. “Focus and keep aiming high,” he said. He was among about two dozen alumni who came back for the...

Specialists Hospital spreads Christmas joy

Hospital sponsors Christmas shopping spree Confusion, excitement and disbelief all flashed on the faces of students from the Communities In Schools program Saturday at this year’s Shop with a Doc. Once again, Specialists Hospital Shreveport generously donated a $300...

Celebrate the LightHouse

Celebrate 25 years of LightHouse services! Twenty-five years ago, Volunteers of America of North Louisiana merged with the LightHouse and made a special commitment to help children escape poverty. Please join us the week of Sept. 8-12 to officially celebrate the...

Teen Program expands for 2014-15

Teen Outreach Program expands A program for teenagers, proven to keep students in school and successful, will expand its services for the 2014-15 school year. Volunteers of America of North Louisiana implemented the national Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program®, focused on...

Power lifters bring strong message to LightHouse

Power lifters bring strong message to LightHouse Breaking a baseball bat requires 400 pounds of pressure. Keith Nelson bench presses 450 pounds. The Louisville Slugger didn’t stand a chance when he propped the bat on his knee. In about 60 seconds, it was in two...