:: May 22: The Chamber Southwest Louisiana will unveil Southwest Louisiana: A Treasure Revealed, a book it commissioned to showcase the beauty, resources and people of the region, at a book-signing from 5-7 p.m. at the Willis Noland Resource Center, 120 West Pujo St. in Lake Charles. Author Jeanne Owens and photographer Lindsey Janies will attend. Books can be purchased at the reception or online here.
:: June 22: A free seminar on business incentives will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Southeastern Louisiana University St. Tammany Center, 21454 Koop Drive near Mandeville. Presenters include the Louisiana Department of Revenue and the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Topics include rules and application processes for programs and incentives like the Enterprise Zone, Industrial Tax Exemptions, Restoration Tax Abatement, Research & Development, Small Business Loan Guaranty, Technology Commercialization and Quality Jobs. Continuing professional education credits are available for certified public accountants. Only preregistered attendees are guaranteed seating. For more information, call 225-664-6638. To register online, click here.