KTBS | Students teaching students: BPSTIL trains young women to fix cars, cook
SHREVEPORT, La. – The students became the teachers Tuesday at Bossier Parish School for Technology and Innovative Learning.
The school hosted high school senior girls from the Commission for Women Mentoring Program. The girls got to learn from other students in the automotive class how to change a tire, check under a car hood, and even how to cook.
The students at Bossier Parish School for Technology and Innovative Learning were eager to share all they learned and pass those skills on to others.
The Commission for Women Mentoring Program has events like this twice a month.
Next month will include a trip to the Strand Theater to see “The Nutcracker.”
BPT | Bossier City Council recognizes the Commission For Women of Bossier City funding efforts for local non profit
At its Tuesday’s May 23, 2023 regular meeting, the Bossier City Council witnessed the Commission For Women of Bossier City present Jeri Bowen, Executive Director of the Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center, with a check totaling $10,750.00.
“We were flabbergasted is the least I can say about this amount. Thank you for all your hard work because we might be doing one job, but you ladies are doing several others and we are just so appreciative, said Bowen.
On Thursday, April 6, 2023, the Commission For Women of Bossier City held their annual Inspiring Women’s Week Luncheon. Proceeds from that event benefited The Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center in Bossier City.
The Commission For Women of Bossier City, Inc. was established in 1986 to act as an advocacy group for women in the Bossier City area. The commission is composed of up to 25 women who volunteer their efforts to promote and further legal, political, economic and educational opportunities for the advancement of women in the Bossier City area. The commission also seeks to enhance the quality of life for all area residents by dedicating their time to examining family and women’s issues in the community….
BPT | Commission For Women of Bossier City hosts annual Luncheon
The Commission for Women of Bossier City hosted its annual Inspiring Women’s Week Luncheon sponsored by the City of Bossier City on Thursday, April 6, 2023 at the Bossier Civic Center.
This theme for this year’s event was Awareness of Domestic Violence in our Community.
Proceeds from this year’s event benefited The Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center in Bossier City.
“The mission of the Commission For Women is to enhance the lives of the women and children in Bossier Parish. This can not be done without recognizing some of the trials that women and children in our community face. The Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center is a valuable resource that offers relief for individuals during what may be the toughest moment of their lives. As a Commission, we see the value of having this center in our area and available for the citizens of Bossier. It is our hope that through the funds we are able to raise that the Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center can continue to be the light in the darkness for a long time to come,” said Bossier Sheriff’s Office Captain Sarah Rhodes, President of the Commission for Women of Bossier City…