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Mayor Glover, SPD Chief Whitehorn, Don Shea, Exec. Dir. DDA Announce New SPD Red River Dist. Kiosk

Mayor Glover, SPD Chief Whitehorn, Don Shea, Exec. Dir. DDA Announce New SPD Red River Dist. Kiosk

Posted by: Tom Pace - April 14, 2008

In a late morning news conference Monday, april 14th, 2008, held in front of the new SPD Red River District facility, Mayor Cedric Glover annnounced the joint funding effort for the project between the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the El Dorado Resort Casino Shreveport, and the City of Shreveport. 

Addressing the media were Mayor Glover; Shreveport Councilman Monte Wolford; SPD Chief Henry Whitehorn; Exec. Dir. of the DDA, Don Shea; El Dorado Representative Leslie Peck and others involved in the development and implementation of this latest facility to insure enhanced security in the Central Business District.

El Dorado donated the building space, while DDA contributed $25K to build it out, and Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) provided manpower and materials to remodel the space.  

Glover praised the joint effort saying, "This is a good example of the effectiveness of public/private partnerships." 


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