November 2012

Trustees learn LBF portfolio continues to perform well

By Jerry Love, LBF Communications

ALEXANDRIA – Trustees of the Louisiana Baptist Foundation met for their regular quarterly meeting Oct. 30 at the Louisiana Baptist Building in Alexandria.

The Board’s morning committee meetings were led by Travis Morehart of Shreveport, chairman of the Investment Committee, and Wayne Hunt of Houma, chairman of the Operating Committee. The afternoon Board meeting was presided over by Travis Morehart, LBF Board Vice President, in the absence of Board President Cornelius Tilton of New Orleans.


Baton Rouge Baptist architect builds a “Haiti house” from shipping container

rel, courtesy art by Darrin Badon, Tipton Associates, Baton Rouge, An architectural rendering of a prototype "Haiti House" designed by Baton Rouge architect Darrin Badon. He envisions a plan where shipping containers are purchased in Port au Prince and crafted into hurricane-proof homes by local workers and distributed to homeless families.

By Mark H Hunter, Regional Reporter

BATON ROUGE - Darrin Badon had just returned from his fifth mission trip to Haiti last winter when he said he had a “come to Jesus” moment.

An award-winning architect and partner at Tipton Associates, Badon said he was inspired to utilize his professional skills to help the countless number of orphans and Haitian families who are still homeless following the massive 2010 earthquake.