BR Lagniappe

Safety seat awareness

Crystal Pichon from Lexlee's Kids is here to talk about safety seat awareness. She talks about the laws and what is safe for children. Lexlee's offers free car seats to families in need.

Freedom walkers

Dani Lamana is here to talk about the Baton Rouge Freedom Walk which pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks on 9/11. The freedom walk will be held at the USS Kid on Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m.

Celebrating women

Alicia Murphy is here to talk about Women's Week. There will be several events held throughout Baton Rouge in celebration of women. Events include sporting events and seminars among other things.

Local programs help with substance abuse

Lisa Bailey From the Baton Rouge Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center talks about there recovery programs. Ronald Stott from Community Cafe Mission Outreach which serves meals throughout Baton Rouge to those in need.

Learn about the only black rhino born in North America

Jennifer Shields from the BREC Baton Rouge Zoo is here. She talks about Draigo the legless lizard and the first black rhino born in Louisiana, Zuri. Zuri turns two this year and his birthday party will be September 24.

The importance of prostate cancer screenings

Johnnay Benjamin from Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center talks about the importance of getting screened for prostate cancer. There will be several free prostate cancer screenings throughout Baton Rouge this month.

Cenikor talks about its Celebrate Recovery Luncheon

Alecia Kleinpeter and Ronnie Nolan from Cenikor Foundation talk about the organization. Cenikor is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center with a focus on substance abuse treatment.

This years Latin Festival is Sept 25

Mary Atkinson and Maria Rosa Eades of the Hispanic Apostolate of Baton Rouge talk about this years Latin Festival. The festival will have food, music, and fun for the whole family.

Signs of a stroke

Dr. Patricio Espinsa, M.D. talks about signs of a stroke along with how to care for a stroke victim.

Teaching kids about healthy eating

Kristina Bradford from Whole Foods is talks about promoting nutrition for children. Whole Foods Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant Project teaches children about eating healthy. For more information click here.