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It was another busy week in the world of business in the Shreveport-Bossier area and Business in the 318 is here to sort it all out for you. Check out this round up of news featuring grocery store groundbreakings, startup Prize winners, 90th anniversaries and businesses investing in the port. 

Brookshire’s Grocery hosts ground breaking for new store in North Bossier City

Brookshire Grocery Co. to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Brookshire’s Food Store in Bossier City

On Wednesday representatives from Brookshire Grocery Co. and the City of Bossier City gathered for an official groundbreaking ceremony.

The ceremony was to commemorate the new Brookshire’s store coming to Bossier City.

The community was invited to attend the event and take photos with the company’s 13-foot tall motorized “Big Grocery Cart.”

“We are very excited for Brookshire’s to be building this flagship new store in north Bossier, it is a testament to the growth of Bossier but also the great business climate we have here and so we are very excited to see this open in 2022,” Jessica Hemingway, Vice President at the Bossier Chambers of Commerce said. 

Former LSU Health School of Medicine dean is now at Willis-Knighton Health System

LSU Health Shreveport Chancellor G. E. Ghali.

Renowned oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. G.E. Ghali, joined the Willis-Knighton Health System Tuesday. 

Ghali’s leadership in his field has led to numerous honors. He has been heavily involved in research and scientific publication, as well as presentations at national and international events, including lectures to all branches of the military regarding the management of maxillofacial injuries.

He will continue seeing patients and performing oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures at Willis-Knighton’s South, North, Pierremont and Bossier hospitals.

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