Liz Swaine from Shreveport’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be the featured speaker at Minden’s Lunch Bunch on Friday, Feb. 9 at the American Legion Hall, 119 Pine Street.
Swaine is the Executive Director of the DDA and the non-profit Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Swaine’s program is titled “Why Downtowns Are On the Rebound.”
Swaine has had careers in private business, government and the media. During her news tours of duty, she met and interviewed Russian president Vladimir Putin, and deployed with the Air Force into Gulf War hotspots. As executive assistant to the mayor, she saw