Roundup: BRAC training series / H&E Q4 results / Woman’s Hospital earns distinction  

    Training opportunity: The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is launching an eight-session Small Business Series that will take place throughout the year at the David E. Roberts Center for Economic Development. The program includes informational workshops and trainings presented by local small business resource organizations. The first event will be held Thursday, March 7 at the David E. Roberts Center for Economic Development from 8 to 9 a.m. The event is free and open to the public. To register visit

    Quarterly results: H&E Equipment Services this morning reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Baton Rouge-based company said it had profit of 70 cents. The construction and industrial equipment service provider posted revenue of $346 million in the period. For the year, the company reported profit of $76.6 million, or $2.13 per share. Revenue was reported as $1.24 billion. Read the full report.  

    Women’s: Woman’s Hospital announced it will launch Louisiana’s only Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognized diabetes prevention program. The Woman’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year course that starts on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Women’s Center for Wellness.

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