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The Best of Times
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The Best of Times

P.O. Box 19510

Shreveport, LA 71149-0510


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Gary L. Calligas

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Gary L. Calligas


Tina Calligas

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Estimated readership of each issue = 60,771
Percentage of readers 45 and older = 92%
Percentage of readers who are female = 62%
Percentage of readers who purchased products or services from ads seen in The Best of Times = 71%
Percentage of readers who have annual income of greater than $50,000 = 32%
Percentage of readers who keep issue for longer than 30 days = 56%
Percentage of readers who are primary caregiver to another person over age 65 = 44%
(Above demographics information per CVC audit)

Special Events

Annual Senior Day Expo at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport - held on a Thursday during October each year during the annual Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport. This Senior Day Expo is the largest annual senior/boomer expo in Northwest Louisiana.

In March of each year , The Best of Times co-hosts a Senior Health and Fitness Expo at an area venue.

Other Publications

The Best of Times also publishes Silver Pages - Annual senior resource directory

The Best of Times Website --

The Best of Times Radio Hour broadcasting on NEWS RADIO 710 KEEL, a 50,000 Watts AM radio station. This weekly one hour talk radio show airs every Saturday morning at 9 am CST on 710 AM and 101.7 FM and is also heard streaming live on the internet at or via RadioPUP app on apple and android tablets and devices

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