VOLUNTEER LEADERS from across Louisiana will gather for the 14th Louisiana Community Economic Development Seminar May 6-7 at Efferson Hall on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.

“This seminar will offer a comprehensive program designed to increase the volunteer or part-time economic developer's skills in economic and community development,” said Paul Coreil, vice chancellor of the LSU AgCenter.

Co-sponsors of this seminar include Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association, Entergy, Louisiana Generating LLC, SWEPCO and CLECO.

Classes of approximately 75 will participate in the two-day program to be held at Efferson Hall, which is located on Highland Road near the south gates of the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.

For additional information, contact either Dooley in the LSU AgCenter's Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, 101 Agricultural Administration Building, Baton Rouge, La. 70803, phone 225-578-2266, e-mail sdooley@agcenter.lsu.edu, or Arthur Cooper, Louisiana Economic Development, P.O. Box 94185, Baton Rouge, La. 70804-9185, phone 225-342-4321, e-mail cooper@lded.state.la.us.