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Experience Ruston Wins STS 2020 Shining Example Award

February 17, 2020Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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Experience Ruston is proud to announce they have been named the recipient of the Southeast Tourism Society (STS) 2020 Shining Example Award for Tourism Office of the Year. The Experience Ruston team accepted the award Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Little R [...]

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Mamon Graduates Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy

February 7, 2020Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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    Experience Ruston (Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau) celebrated the graduation of Jennifer Mamon, Sales & Services Director for the CVB, from the Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy at the Louisiana Travel As [...]

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Experience Ruston Wins Louisiana Travel Association 2020 Louey Award

February 4, 2020Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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Experience Ruston (Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau) is proud to announce that the organization is the recipient of the Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) 2020 Louey Award winner for Outstanding Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Year. LTA introduced the CVB as one of the winners during its Annual Meeting Thursday in Charenton, LA.  This year, LTA presented [...]

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Camp Ruston - A Brief History

January 28, 2020Written by: Wesley Harris

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While World War II raged across the globe, Americans back on the homefront were heavily engaged in the war effort. There were training camps, military maneuvers, war bond events, and scrap drives. Rationing of food, rubber, and gasoline were necessary to fulfill military needs. World War II affected everyone personally and most did their part to support their country. One of the most fa [...]

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Dixie Youth World Series Volunteers Win Hospitality Award

January 24, 2020Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

CVB LogoThe Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2020 Hospitality Award recipients are the Dixie Youth World Series Volunteers. The award was presented at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Thursday, January 23 at the Ruston Civic Center and accepted by the event’s volunteer coordinator Haley Perot. 

The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2020 Hospitality Award recipients are the Dixie Youth World Series Volunteers. The award was presented at the Ruston-Lincoln [...]

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Mardi Gras in Ruston

January 15, 2020Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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Carnival season is here, and we're ready to laissez les bon temps rouler! Everyone knows Louisiana does Mardi Gras best, and you have several ways to celebrate the season in Ruston, LA! [...]

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Experience Ruston Wins STS 2020 Shining Example Award (2/17/20)Mamon Graduates Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy (2/7/20)Experience Ruston Wins Louisiana Travel Association 2020 Louey Award (2/4/20)Camp Ruston - A Brief History (1/28/20)Dixie Youth World Series Volunteers Win Hospitality Award (1/24/20)Mardi Gras in Ruston (1/15/20)4 Kid-Friendly Hiking and Biking Trails in Ruston (12/18/19)Dixie Youth World Series Honored as a 2019 Champion of Economic Impact (12/17/19)SportsEvents Announces Ruston Sports Complex as a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award Winner (12/17/19)Holidays in Ruston (11/16/19)LA Tech Game Day Guide (10/22/19)Louisiana Seafood Gumbo Recipe (10/14/19)Quickest Ruston Eats for Interstate Travelers (10/14/19)Top 5 Places To Get Cocktails In Ruston Louisiana (9/26/19)Spending A Weekend In Ruston Louisiana (9/25/19)5 Top Restaurants in Ruston Louisiana (9/25/19)4 Must-Attend Events for Fall (9/23/19)Experience Ruston and Up with People Host Peace Day Celebration   (9/13/19)Gearin’ Up for Louisiana Tech Gamedays in Ruston, LA (9/4/19)Big Creek Trade Days (9/3/19)Strong Year Reported for Tourism in Lincoln Parish (8/22/19)Loyal Blue Weekends in Louisiana’s College Town (8/9/19)Pet-Friendly Guide to Ruston (8/9/19)Louisiana Tech Special Collections, Manuscripts & Archives (7/31/19)Ruston Sports Complex Now Open (7/26/19)Peachy Summer Recipes (7/10/19)Best Coffee Shops In Ruston (7/8/19)Top Cool Down Locales in Ruston (7/2/19)Guide to the Louisiana Peach Festival (6/4/19)Ruston Peaches & Where to Find Them (5/30/19)BBQ Eats in Ruston (5/13/19)RUSTON STRONG (5/1/19)Tourism Development Grants Available (4/23/19)Downtown Food Park – The Latest in Ruston’s Culinary Scene (4/15/19)Ruston will host American Crappie Trail National Championship (3/25/19)Railroad Fest – A Celebration of Makers & Music (3/11/19)American Crappie Trail National Championship comes to North Louisiana (3/4/19)Loyal Blue Weekend wins 2019 Louey Award (1/30/19)Celebrating Black History Month in Lincoln Parish (1/29/19)Date Night in Ruston (1/13/19)Bustamante, Causey Win Hospitality Award (1/7/19)Grambling State Selected to Host Intercollegiate Football Championship through 2020 (12/4/18)Places to Work & Study Remotely: Ruston, LA (10/29/18)Unique Eats: Seafood (10/22/18)Sundown Tavern: A Ruston Landmark (10/15/18)Summer Steals: Thrifting in Ruston (10/14/18)Local Seafood Favorites (10/9/18)Gameday Recipes (9/22/18)Rainy Day Fun (9/22/18)Best Burgers in Ruston (9/13/18)Locals Love It: Sue Paperie (8/13/18)5 Things To Do in Ruston This Summer (8/6/18)Breakfast Stops in Ruston (6/29/18)Visitors Guide to the Louisiana Peach Festival (6/5/18)10 Best Mural Photos (5/23/18)5 Fun Kids Activities in Ruston (5/16/18)New Ruston Eats (5/8/18)Brunching at Beau Vines (4/13/18)10 Reasons to Get Outside in Lincoln Parish (3/20/18)Meal Deals for the College Students (2/12/18)34 Things to Do in Ruston Before You Graduate (2/8/18)Napper elected as chairman of Louisiana Travel Association’s board (1/26/18)Louisiana Tech University College of Education Wins Hospitality Award (1/15/18)Staying Healthy in Ruston, LA (1/4/18)5 Holiday Travel Tips (1/1/18)Eddie G. Robinson Museum: Hidden Gem of North LA (5/4/16)

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