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By Chris Thomas, Realtor of Livingston Parish and Baton Rouge La
(Smart Move Real Estate)
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Hammond wins the State's Cleanest City Contest for the Fourth Time in a Row Hammond has won for the fourth time in a row the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc., State Division H, Cleanest City. The judges from the LGCF visited the city on May 7 and notified Mayor Mayson Foster about 6:00 pm t...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Help Stamp Out Hunger in Hammond this Saturday, May 8 by placing bags filled with nonperishable items next to their mailboxes for the mail carriers to pick up.  The items picked up this Saturday will benefit the local Tangi Food Pantry.  But, this is a national event happening all across the coun...

By MARY MITTEN
(Keller Williams Premier Partners)
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A very quick AR success story.  After 55 days of Active Rain, I've written 15 blogs so far... some are real estate tips and some are listings.  One of my earlier blogs described how pleased I was to find my listing blogs at the top of Google when typing a few common search terms. A lady contacted...

By MARY MITTEN
(Keller Williams Premier Partners)
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I joined AR 25 days ago with "0" expectations and little understanding of what it actually was.    I attended Keller Williams Family Reunion in New Orleans, mainly to visit with sign maker, Jack Pratt Signs.   While there, Monte Pratt introduced me to Bob Stewart and the Active Rain guys.  Monte ...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Hammond knitters are needed to help soldiers in a unique and fun way.  The Tealou & Josephine shop has created a group of knitters to knit helmet liners.  These helmet liners are shipped off to soldiers serving our country overseas.  The idea came about when a customer came into the Hammond shop ...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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It's official!  Hollywood has come to Hammond.  Over the next couple of weeks, Dark Horse Pictures will be filming in the area and using our beloved City of Hammond as the backdrop for its new sci fi/paranormal thriller "Seconds Apart".  In fact, approximately 2/3 of the movie will be filmed here...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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With Mardi Gras only a month away, now is the time for entrants to join the Omega Mardi Gras Parade in Hammond.  Set to begin at 6:30pm on Friday, February 12th, the 24th Annual Omega Mardi Gras is now accepting applications for people interested in participating in this little piece of Mardi Gra...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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With the temperatures dropping, it is time to get ready for the cold in Hammond.  This means protecting your pipes, pets and and plants.  Wrap your pipes up so that the cold temperatures don't freeze them, possibly making them burst.  Make sure your pets have adequate shelter against the cold tem...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Hammond Square is welcoming some new businesses.  Last Saturday, December 12th, LSU student Travis Hood officially opened up his very own business, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, at 524 Palace Drive in Hammond Square.  This 21-year-old junior business management student is offering special holiday flav...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Santa Claus is coming to Hammond early this year.  The 5th Annual Starry November Night will take place this Friday, November 20th from 5-10pm behind the Downtown Development District's office.  Every year, the Downtown Development District hosts this fantastic event filled with fun for the entir...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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You can help Hammond raise money for the American Cancer Society by donating money to teams participating in the 14th Annual South Tangipahoa Relay for Life in Hammond on Saturday, November 7th at North Oak Park (2311 N Oak St).  Even though their goal of $185,000 seems lofty, they have already r...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Cate Street in downtown Hammond will be the place to be on September 26, 2009 from 8:30 am to 3 pm for the 3rd annual Dutch Battle Memorial Ride and Cook Off.  Raffle tickets and gumbo will be sold at the event.  All funds raised at this family day event will be donated to motorcycle safety aware...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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The Hammond Area Recreation Department would like to remind everyone it is time for league sign-ups. * Fall 2009 Adult Softball (18 or older) Divisions: Coed, Corporate, Men's Rec and Men's CompetitiveGames Begin: August 24thRegistration Deadline: August 14thRegistration Fee: $375 per teamRegistr...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Can you believe that it is the Fourth of July already?  That means that it is time for the great celebration of the birth of our country.  Today, I thought I would share with you some firework safety tips and where you can see great public fireworks displays in Tangipahoa Parish. Home Firework Sa...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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The National Association of Realtors has designated June as National Homeownership Month.  Hammond's Mayor, Mayson Foster, is a believer in the benefits of homeownership and has organized the Hammond Homeownership Fair. Date: June 27thPlace: Hammond City Council Chambers (312 E. Charles St.)Time:...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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I want to do a quick follow-up to last week's blog about the Northshore Fuller Center.  The Northshore Fuller Center has broken ground for its first project.  Delores Black, who lost her home during Hurricane Katrina, will have a new place to live.  The Northshore Fuller Center and its volunteers...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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The Northshore Fuller Center has opened its doors in Hammond.  The Northshore Fuller Center is a non-profit organization spearheaded by David and Tamara Danel that serves the housing needs of low-income families in the parishes of Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and Livingston. As with most non-profit or...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the Tangipahoa School System Proposed a New Plan.  Your input regarding the plan is being requested by city leaders and the Tangipahoa School System.  The proposed plan is important to all of us, especially those with children in our school system and future stu...

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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Looking for something special to do this Valentine's Day in Hammond?  Southeastern Louisiana University's Columbia Theatre For the Performing Arts is offering a Valentine treat on Saturday, February 14th.  A special production of the Broadway musical Bye, Bye Birdie will be performed at 7:30 p.m....

By Craig Martin, Where Knowledge and Experience Meet Hardwork!!
(The Martin Team with EXP Realty, LLC)
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The City of Hammond will be the host site for the Tangi Home Show to be held this weekend, at the Old Hobby Lobby Building across from the Wal-Mart store (2704 West Thomas Street).  The Tangi Home Show is organized and sponsored by the Tangipahoa Home Builders Association.  More than 50 exhibito...

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