No license is required for residential projects, but entries for all commercial projects require a Louisiana license. Complete details are included on the entry forms.
Winning projects will be announced in The Independent on Wednesday, April 15, and profiled in a cover story on April 29. The awards will be presented as part of the 2009 Smart Growth Lecture on April 30 at The City Club. Charleston, S.C., Mayor Joe Riley will be the keynote speaker at the event. Under Riley’s leadership, Charleston has become recognized as one of the most livable and progressive cities in the U.S.
Tickets for the luncheon are $35 per person or $300 for a sponsored table for eight.
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Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.