News & Announcements

News & Announcements

Pedro's Tacos and Tequila Bar Opens

Pedro's Tacos and Tequila Bar Opens   Manager Benjamin Chavez (center, with scissors) cut the ribbon Thursday night, April 22, at Pedro's Tacos and Tequila Bar at 3024 North MacArthur Drive. The new restaurant is in the former Steam Boat Bill's location.

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Camp Gladiator Opens in Alexandria

Camp Gladiator Opens in Alexandria, Louisina Certified Personal Trainer Lauren Callahan of Camp Gladiator cut the ribbon for her new fitness program April 19th at Compton Park. Camp Gladiator offers a fun and challenging workout program led by Certified Personal Trainers. The local program meets at 4:15 and 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Compton Park. For more information about the program visit http://www.campgladiator.com or visit their local Facebook Page.  

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Upper Nutrition & Energy, Smoothie & Juice Bar Opens in Alexandria

Upper Nutrition & Energy, Smoothie & Juice Bar held a ribbon cutting on March 12, 2021. The business, located at 4508 Coliseum Blvd., Suite F, in Alexandria, is co-owned by Camille Smith and Lee Baggett.

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City, LSUA Create Launchpad Business

LSUA Create Launchpad Business Startup - City of Alexandria, Louisiana Alexandria, La. (February 10, 2021) — The City of Alexandria is partnering with the Louisiana State University of Alexandria College of Business to create a 10-week online business training program for local entrepreneurs.   The Launchpad program, which will run from March 1 until May 5, is designed to help individuals interested in creating their own business develop an effective business plan and create a sustainable business model.   “By participating in the Launchpad program, these entrepreneurs will be able...

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Help Your Main Street's Businesses Grow Online

Main Street America and Ebay Webinar Main Street America has teamed up with ecommerce leader eBay to extend a special invitation to our network as we head into the holiday shopping season. Main Street small businesses, whether they're just getting started in ecommerce or looking to expand their online presence, are invited to enroll in eBay’s six-week Seller School guided course, which will help them learn to grow their business on eBay's global marketplace in just a few hours a week. The course offers a dynamic virtual learning experience, including on-demand lessons, exclusive weekly...

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Rotolo’s Craft & Crust Makes its Debut in Alexandria

Rotolo’s Craft & Crust Makes its Debut in Alexandria Popular pizzeria to open its doors Monday, September 28th with an official grand opening celebration to follow starting at 10:30AM – First 25 people in line win free pizza for a year!!   Alexandria (Sept. 28, 2020) – Alexandria will soon be home to Rapides Parish’s first Rotolo’s Craft and Crust – the Baton Rouge-based pizzeria known for its good food, good vibes and the best craft beer selection.   Rotolo’s Craft & Crust, located at 112 Versailles Blvd, will open its doors to the public at 11 a.m. on September 28, 2020....

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City Launches Open Safely Business Campaign

City Launches Open Safely Business Campaign Alexandria, La. (June 10, 2020) — As Alexandria and other cities across Louisiana enter Phase 2 of the reopening plan from COVID-19 businesses are working to adopt safety protocols necessary to ensure the health and safety of their employees as well as their customers. To help consumers identify local businesses that are following the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and state public health guidelines, the City of Alexandria has created the Open Safely campaign. Local businesses that have made a commitment to following the health and safety...

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