Sunday, May 26, 2024

Howdy Homemade by Holy Angels Prepares for Grand Opening of Bossier City Location

by BIZ Magazine

BOSSIER CITY, LA – Ice cream aficionados in Bossier City are eagerly anticipating the upcoming grand opening of Howdy Homemade by Holy Angels. Scheduled for Thursday, April 11, the event promises to be a delightful celebration of community, inclusion, and delectable frozen treats.

Mark your calendars for this special occasion, taking place from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the brand-new location situated at 2850 Douglas Drive. All members of the media and the public are cordially invited to attend this momentous event and experience firsthand the magic of “amazing ice cream, served by amazing people!”

Under the umbrella of Holy Angels, Howdy Homemade has dedicated itself to providing meaningful employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With a steadfast commitment to reshaping societal perceptions and fostering inclusivity, the franchise is set to introduce its unique brand of ice cream to the Bossier City community.

Guests at the grand opening will have the pleasure of hearing from the esteemed Holy Angels Executive Team about the innovative employment opportunities offered by Howdy Homemade. Additionally, attendees will be treated to complimentary samples of the franchise’s signature flavors, including the much-loved Dr. Pepper Chocolate Chip, alongside enticing seasonal varieties like Coco Banana and Peanut Butter Chocolate.

The event will also feature franchise creator Tom Landis, who will share his heartfelt inspiration behind the establishment of an ice cream shop dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities. Laurie Boswell, Chief Executive Officer of Holy Angels, expressed her excitement about bringing this initiative to fruition in Bossier City.

“Holy Angels is thrilled to introduce this amazing ice cream to the hearts of Bossier City and to provide jobs to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, who are our heroes,” said Boswell. “Join us as we celebrate Holy Angels’ commitment to reshaping societal perceptions and fostering inclusivity.”

The Bossier City location, officially opening its doors in January 2024, will offer patrons the opportunity to savor delicious ice cream by the scoop or pint in a newly adorned environment. Additionally, visitors can indulge in Holy Angels Cookies and savory to-go lasagna, prepared with handmade pasta based on a Central Italian recipe from the Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows. The venue will also showcase a curated selection of handcrafted art and homeware made by residents of Holy Angels.

Founded by Dallas-based restaurateur Tom Landis in 2015, Howdy Homemade Ice Cream currently operates eight locations nationwide. For more information about catering services or local purchasing options, interested individuals can visit the Howdy by Holy Angels website at

For additional details or interview requests, please contact Toni Goodin, Holy Angels Director of Business Development, at [email protected] or 318-347-4453.

The grand opening event promises to be a joyous celebration of community, compassion, and delectable ice cream, inviting everyone to come together and support a meaningful cause.

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