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  1. Volunteer column for July 25, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... assistance with community, social and special events. Group and individuals can volunteer. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative - Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall, the Gardere Initative is planning to grow its youth ...

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  2. Common Ground: July focuses on minority mental healthRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    ... and receive a poorer quality of mental health care. There are area community agencies addressing these challenges. Gardere Initiative, a community advocacy program, will co-host a National Minority Health Awareness Month program from 8:30 a.m. to ...

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  3. Around Baton Rouge for July 23, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt.

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  4. Man arrested in robbery, shooting while free on bailRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man free on bail in a Gardere area burglary was arrested again Monday night in a June robbery and shooting that left one person wounded in the leg, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Around Baton Rouge for July 9, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP sets up tents in neighborhoods for the community to create art for free.

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  6. 'Block Boyz' case questioned due to lack of funds for public defendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Louisiana is currently handling a high profile, year-long investigation with a Gardere-based criminal group, the "Big Money Block Boyz," but the state could lack the money to fund it.

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  7. Community column for July 4, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    ... parents. Zito quit her job teaching at a private school to become founder, principal and executive director of the Gardere Christian Community School, serving an area notorious for poverty, drugs and violent crime. In four years, the school's ...

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  8. Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 2, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt.

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  9. Community column for July 1, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | The Advocate

    ... parents. Zito quit her job teaching at a private school to become founder, principal and executive director of the Gardere Christian Community School, serving an area notorious for poverty, drugs and violent crime. In four years, the school's ...

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  10. Students learn responsible credit card useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... to educate young people. A class was held Wednesday at the Army Reserve Center targeting high school students in the Gardere area. "We'd like to at least make them aware of some of the issues, including interest rates, the importance of comparison, ...

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  11. BR teens coached by mentors in Youth Peace OlympicRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | The Advocate

    ... Following lunch cooked by Capt. Andrew Stevens, commander of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office's Gardere Substation, and handed out by other volunteers, the teens got to the actual games themselves. The Youth Peace Olympic is a a ...

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  12. Gardere Initiative meets to discuss crime, blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | WBRZ

    ... of concerned residents about crime and other problems in south Baton Rouge. Their main concern is crime in the Gardere Area off Burbank Drive. The town hall meeting was about the Gardere Initiative, a group addressing substance abuse and other ...

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  13. Gardere community members hold second town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The community in the Gardere Lane area held its second town hall meeting of the year.

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  14. Around Baton Rouge for June 25, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... resources and food options in areas without direct access to grocery stores. NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, NAP sets up tents for communities to make their own art free of charge. (225) 389-7207 or lsumoa.org . ...

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  15. Around Baton Rouge for June 18, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Connect Four and dominoes. Refreshments will be served. (225) 231-3740. NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m. to noon, Gardere Initiative, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt. A. The LSU Museum of Art will provide creative projects for all ages. (225) 389-7200. PURE ...

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  16. Deputies: Suspect attacks store employee and sprays him with pepper sprayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... puties said the suspect attacked the employee after being confronted. They added the suspect then ran off toward the Gardere area. The suspect is described as dark-skinned. He is between 5'10" and 6'0" and weighs about 185 pounds.

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  17. EBRSO look for help IDing man accused of batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | WBRZ

    ... The employee used pepper spray on the attacker, according to deputies, who said the man then fled on foot toward the Gardere area. Detectives said the attacker was wearing a black shirt, black skull cap, multi-colored shorts and athletic shoes. He ...

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  18. Advocate staff photo by Bill Feig -- Workmen cut up plywood to seal...Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    A late-night shooting Sunday left residents of a Gardere Lane apartment complex wondering why two neighbors, described as hard-working men and good people, were gunned down in an area where anti-violence efforts have recently intensified.

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  19. Darby Griffin.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    A judge declared a mistrial late Thursday after a jury could not agree on a verdict in a fatal 2012 hit-and-run on Gardere Lane in Baton Rouge that claimed the life of a 54-year-old bicyclist.

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  20. Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Unit 2 entrance gate at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... used to sit so the sheriff can build a new parish prison. In a conversation following the dedication of the new Gardere Substation , Gautreaux said one of his last major goals, if not the most pressing one, is to build a new prison to replace the ...

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