When people hear a storm is coming, normally, they try and go in the opposite direction but not these Red Cross volunteers. They're flying from Baton Rouge down to Tampa to set up a shelter just in case Isaac hits Florida.
The Fresh Beginnings Program, developed through Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden’s Healthy City Initiative, has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation’s Challenge f
It may surprise many people in Baton Rouge to know that they're living in food deserts. Those are areas where stores with fresh, available produce is more than a mile away, meaning people are more likely to make unhealthy food choices.