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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Leadership Lafayette

Leadership Lafayette program good for all involved

It’s time to apply for spots in the 2015 Leadership Lafayette program, and Our View encourages anyone who wants to learn more about the community, make valuable contacts and contribute to the community to give it a shot. (November 10, 2014, Page 4)

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    County OKs funds for signs

    The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved donating $5,000 to Leadership Lafayette to fund county signs. The group has raised enough for two signs. (June 5, 2014, Page 1)

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      Sharing the benefits of healthy eating

      Leadership Lafayette project concludes this week after a month of learning about healthy eating. (June 24, 2013, Page 1A)

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        Events encourage people to get outdoors

        Oxford Park Commission celebrates national Get Outdoors Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pat Lamar Park. Various activities will be held for both children and adults, from children’s fishing in Lake Patsy to football tosses, face painting, camping and hiking and the Art-to-Go will be on hand. Includes collaboration between Leadership Lafayette, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Ole Miss Outdoors, U.S. Forestry Service, Boys and Girls Scouts, the Lafayette County 4-H club and Volunteer Oxford. (June 7, 2013, Page 3A)

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          Road safety theme of film project

          A new film program will give filmmakers a venue for showing off their skills and help keep the roads safer in Oxford. (March 25, 2013, Page 1A)

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            Faulkner inspires art project, battles blight

            A Leadership Lafayette group is using original art pieces, inspired by writer William Faulkner, as part of an effort to make Faulkner Alley on the Square more attractive to visitors and to discourage vandals. The unveiling of the mini outdoor art gallery takes place at 6 p.m. Friday. (July 5, 2012, Page 1)

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              Rain can work for you

              Leadership Lafayette members want to give you a free rain barrel and while they are at it – help to save the local environment. To learn more visit or visit them at Double Decker outside First National Bank. (April 25, 2011, Page 1A)

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                Healthy meals, Rowan Oak gardens projects underway

                Members of the 2010 Leadership Lafayette Class are working on three different projects designed to improve the community. One group wants to help provide children from low-income families with easy-to-prepare meals they can make themselves while at home on the weekends. Another group is working on renovating some of the gardens at Rowan Oak, and the third group is working with local restaurants to promote some of the healthier meals available at these businesses. (May 21, 2010, Page 1A)

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