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Pelicans on Parade in Olde Towne Slidell: Art East
A few good pelicans are looking for a place to call home. Leadership Northshore has tapped the talents of 30 local artists to create pelican-shaped art pieces that will adorn the city while raising money for the Children’s Wish Endowment, an organization that grants the wishes of St. Tammany with chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Read more

Leadership Northshore 2013 Class Presents Projects
Groups involved with Leadership Northshore - an innovative local program aimed at assisting emerging community leaders in categories such as government, business and community affairs - recently presented projects Jan. 28 during a seminar held at the Founders Building in Slidell, 1150 Robert Blvd. Read more

School System Hosts Leadership Northshore Education Day
Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III and other School System administrators had the opportunity to present an overview of St. Tammany Parish Public Schools to emerging leaders in the St. Tammany community recently. Read more

Leadership Northshore Class of 2013 Introduced
Leadership Northshore welcomed its class of 2013 during an introductory meeting and social hour recently held at Palmettos on the Bayou restaurant in Slidell. Read more

Olde Towne Slidell will be home to new Pumpkin Fest
It’s all treats and no tricks for the inaugural Olde Towne Pumpkin Fest, a joint effort among the East St. Tammany Cultural Economy Coalition, Leadership Northshore and First United Methodist Church of Slidell. Read more

Slidell Duck Race to Bank Big Bucks for Local Nonprofits
The last time you were at Heritage Park, did you take the time to walk along Bayou Bonfouca, listening to the quiet lapping of the water against the concrete bulkhead, finding peace in the tranquil reflection of trees on the bayou’s surface? You probably didn’t picture 5,000 yellow, plastic ducks. The vision of 5,000 yellow, plastic ducks floating along that stretch of Bayou Bonfouca is all I can think of whenever I set foot in Heritage Park, thanks to the latest project cooked up by a Leadership Northshore class of 2012 team. Read more

Leadership Slidell Northshore Graduates 25 New Members
The power of teamwork was heralded by the graduating Leadership Northshore class of 2012, which brings to 440 the number of powerhouse, professional alumni who have completed the leadership development program. Read more

Say 'Ruff!' Slidell Getting Park for Dogs
Camellia City Bark Park will soon be a place of amusement and exercise for Slidell’s dogs after Leadership Northshore Team 1 unveiled its proposal to construct a safe, attractive and useful dog park within the City of Slidell. Read more

North Slidell: Clearwood Students Help Out Special Project

The Kids Unlimited Playground that will be located at Camp Salmen Nature Park recently got another boost. Students from the special education classes at Clearwood Junior High donated close to $500 for the project. Read more

Tammany Talk: Music in the Air at Camp Salmen

Music will fill the air at Camp Salmen near Slidell for a free Mother’s Day weekend Spring Fling to be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 35122 Camp Salmen Road off U.S. 190 near Slidell. Don Vappie will brings his quartet and also the Creole Jazz Serenaders to perform at the free event. Read more

Slidell Putting on Party May 19 for Louisiana's 200th Birthday

Take a visit from Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and many of Louisiana’s state, parish and municipal officials. Add live entertainment by LeRoux, Christian Serpas and Ghost Town, the Dynamic Smooth Family Gospel Choir and the Bayou Liberty Jazz Band. Stir in a smattering of children’s activities, an interactive Cajun music presentation by Papillion, and dashes of Louisiana history. Spice it up with great food and top it with a 6-foot alligator and its miniature sidekick. What results is a heaping bowl of cultural gumbo being served up to celebrate Louisiana’s 200th birthday. Read more

Slidell seniors enjoy Leadership Northshore spring celebration
''You say 'party, ' and we're here, '' said Gloria Muhammad, one of nearly 400 guests attending the second annual Senior Spring Celebration held April 18 in the John Slidell Park gymnasium. Read more

Leadership Northshore 2013 Applications Sought

The Board of Trustees of Leadership Northshore is accepting applications for the class of 2012-13. June 15 is the application deadline. Leadership Northshore is an innovative program to assist in preparing emerging community leaders for leadership positions in local government, business and community affairs. Read more


Slidell Leadership Northshore team partners with hotel to furnish charities
Members of the Leadership Northshore class of 2011 took recycling to a new level when they found new homes for furniture from an entire hotel. When it came time to start the $2 million total renovation of the Holiday Inn and Suites, Slidell, general manager Kelly Le was taking part in the Leadership Northshore program and looking with her team for a worthy project. Read more

Camp Salmen in Slidell will soon get a bronze plaque for historic Salmen Lodge
Camp Salmen Nature Park’s Salmen Lodge, a French Creole-style building on the National Registry of Historic Places, someday will have a bronze plaque recognizing it as one of only 26 buildings in the parish that date before the Civil War and the only remaining building in the picturesque nature park off U.S. 190, west of Slidell, with any historical and architectural significance. Read more

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