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TWO AUGUST SHORT COURSES OFFERED AT LSUA

Released: 07/16/1999

<p> The LSUA Division of Continuing Education and Technology is offering two short courses in August for community development and enrichment. The courses to be offered will provide instructions for handgun procedures and preparing for the Notary Public Exam. </p><p> The fall section of the "Louisiana Concealed Handgun Permit Course" will be offered on Wednesday and Thursday, August 4 and 5. The course will meet from 5:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. in the LSUA Conference Center. There is a fee of $70 and pre-registration is required. </p><p> Participants must provide gun and ammunition at the live range portion of the class and may choose either Saturday, August 7 or Sunday, August 8, 1999 to complete this requirement. </p><p> Individuals applying to the Department of Public Safety for a permit to carry a concealed weapon must demonstrate competence with a handgun. This course is approved by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to meet that requirement of the law. </p><p> Other requirements will be explained during the course which includes nine hours of instruction, including two hours of actual live range fire and proper handgun cleaning procedures. Officer John Lummus, a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified instructor, will teach the course. </p><p> The course "Preparing for the Notary Public Examination-September Exam" will be offered on Saturday, August 28, 1999 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.in the LSUA Conference Center. The cost of the course is $47 and pre-registration is required. </p><p> The course is offered to help prepare persons planning to take the September Notary Public Examination. Participants will learn the role and responsibilities of a notary public in Rapides Parish. The instructor for the class is Gary Tillman, Attorney at Law. </p><p> To register or receive more information on these or other short course offerings, contact the LSUA Division of Continuing Education and Technology at 473-6495 or 473-6445. </p>