Catherine Calhoun

Associate Producer, Lagniappe

Catherine Calhoun is a junior Spanish Major and Communications Minor at the University of Louisiana Monroe, and plans on being a translator when she graduates.

Originally from West Monroe, she lives on campus for her first time "away" from home.

Catherine is very involved in the Wesley Foundation on campus and is part of the Warhawk Tennis Club. When not on campus, she volunteers at Foundry on Sunday mornings as part of the Foundry Kids team and teardown crew.

Catherine enjoys Disney movies, kayaking, and writing.

Ways to Connect

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Saturday September 23rd, paddlers should prepare for the second annual River Rat Paddle Challenge. The paddling will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Bayou D'Arbonne Boat Ramp and finish outside of TRAPP'S, with the proceeds from this event to benefit Horse Assisted Therapy Services of Northeast Louisiana.

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The West Monroe Chapter of the Women of Moose  is collaborating with the Safe Surfin' organization to provide a free child and senior ID event. This free ID event will take place Friday, October 7th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the West Monroe Moose Lodge.

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The Northeast Louisiana Arts Council is continuing its long standing tradition of Brown Bag Concerts this fall. Every Wednesday of October from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ana Gray Noe Park there will be a free concert put on for the the community.

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Next up for CA Studio is Sixteen Wounded, a play following the lives of two young men in Holland, one a survivor of the Jewish Holocaust, the other a man from Palestine.  The play will be performed at Lea's of LeCompte in Monroe Saturday, September 16th and 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 17th and 24th, at 4:00 p.m.

http://www.masurmuseum.org/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=124168

Saturday September 16th, the Masur Museum of Art is hosting its Variety event at the Monroe Regional Airport from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Variety is true to its name combining art, education, and entertainment for this event.

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Recently, the Louisiana Board of Regents gave the green light to the University of Louisiana Monroe for the development of the proposal of a physical therapy program through the university.

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In 2016 over 4,800 children spent time in foster care in Louisiana alone. Sara McBroom is fighting against this statistic with her new nonprofit organization, Suitcases for New Places. 

ULM Wesley Foundation

Thursday September 14th, the University of Louisiana Monroe's Wesley Foundation is holding its annual Sportsman's Auction. This fundraiser will take place at Lea Joyner Church in Monroe from 6 to 9 p.m. and will be filled with items for all outdoorsmen.

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This Monday, September 11th, marks the sixteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks of the Twin Towers. The Chennault Aviation and Military Museum and the organization Our H.O.M.E. are coming together to help honor the remembrance of this day. 

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Starr Homeplace's Community Day for the month of September is taking place this Saturday, September 9th. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Community Day will be filled with creative spirits and multiple activities to take part in.

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