18 March 2007

dist 25 beard v maxwell &...?

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[original title on 15 february 2007 at 18:30
"glen beard announces candidacy for state house"]
taking a cue from hillary and obama, former alexandria city police chief glen beard, announces, via the internet, his candidacy for louisiana state house of representatives district 25. the current representative charlie dewitt cant run again due to term limits.

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added 27 february 2007
source: town talk press release

Political party: Democrat
Age: 69
Family: Wife, former Maxine Mahfouz;
they are the parents to seven children;
grandfather of 13

Education: Graduate of the LSU Law Enforcement Institute
Employment: Rose from patrolman through the ranks and served for eight years as Alexandria chief of police
Military service: U.S. Army veteran

Civic involvement: Board of Directors of Dixie Youth Baseball
coach; United Way Committee, the Central Louisiana Girl Scouts Development Fund Committee; member of the Board of Directors of the Boys Club of Central Louisiana; 32nd Degree Mason; Shriner; served as chairman of the committee to build the "Heroes Memorial" to honor police officers who gave their lives in the line of duty

Religion: Member of Parkview Baptist Church for more than 40 years
Other interests: Avid outdoorsman and a member of the National Rifle Association

Platform: In announcing his candidacy, Beard said,
"The challenges that face our state and our community are immediate, and they are important. I want to put my maturity, my experiences and my energy to work to make sure that these challenges are met in a way that will move our state and our people forward in a positive way."
"I've spent my life in our community serving to the best of my ability and doing all I can to help make this a safer, better place for all our families," Beard added. "I want to continue doing just that as your state representative."

announced 16 march 2007

I am the right person for such a very important position. District 25 covers parts of Rapides and Vernon Parishes. The person for this district must be willing to put in long hours, meet all the constituents, and be energized in representing every one of you.
see also
rapides parish republican women's club blog
come one come all
and also...cenla antics.
updated 10:54pm cdt sunday 18 march 2007