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    Thursday, May 06, 2021
    PEACOCK ROOM & GOSPEL COFFEE AND BOOZY TREATS BRING EXCITING NEW FLAVORS AND EXPERIENCES TO NEW ORLEANS RICH FOOD AND BEVERAGE SCENE, NEW CONCEPTS OPENING MAY 11, 2021 NOLA’s Central Business District gains show-stopping cocktail lounge and stylish corner café   NEW ORLEANS, LA (MAY 6, 2021) -- Led by Executive Chef Chris Lusk and Bar Supervisor Paula Echevarria,Peacock Room andGospel Coffee ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 27, 2021
    Photo Credit/Port NOLA: Pictured from left to right: Mike Sibley, Economic Development, Cleco Power, LLC; Marty Mayer, President, St. Tammany Parish Development District Board of Commissioners; Mike Cooper, Parish President, St. Tammany Parish Government; Chris Masingill, Chief Executive Officer, St. Tammany Corporation; Brandy D. Christian, President and CEO Port NOLA and CEO of the New Orleans ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, April 23, 2021
    SBA Announces First-of-Its-Kind Technology Initiative for Restaurant Revitalization WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the first round of technology partners participating in a new initiative for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) - a program that will allow eligible restaurants and other food establishments to access the RRF application or data they need ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, April 15, 2021
    Greater New Orleans Federal Credit Union announces Shelley Sanders as President and Chief Executive OfficerFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca B. Remetich, GNO FCU Director of Marketing & Business Development rremetich@gnofcu.comApril 14, 2021Metairie, La - Greater New Orleans Federal Credit Union, GNO FCU, is pleased to announce Shelley Sanders as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, April 07, 2021
    LINEAGE LOGISTICS TO EXPAND AT PORT OF NEW ORLEANSCold-storage investment of $42 million to support $1.6 billion state poultry industry  NEW ORLEANS, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards, Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian, and Lineage Logistics President and CEO Greg Lehmkuhl announced the company will build a $42 million expansion of its Jourdan Road cold-storage facility ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, March 01, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 1, 2021MEDIA CONTACTS: Hyma Moore | 504.913.0551 | hmoore@gnoinc.orgGNO, Inc. and Bank of America Release the Second Greater New Orleans Jobs ReportRegional report looks at workforce in a post-COVID economy, identifying key opportunities for employers and job seekers  NEW ORLEANS— Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) and Bank of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Monday, February 01, 2021
    Contact:Haley Pegg Marketing & Communications Director hpegg@neworleanschamber.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2021   NEW ORLEANS CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2021 EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS  The New Orleans Chamber has announced the newest members of its Board and Executive Committee for 2021.  ChairmanJeffery Pilet, Lockheed Martin Space  Vice ChairwomanMindy Nunez Airhart, Southern Services and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 01, 2021
    Ocean Carrier Veteran Todd Rives Joins Port of New Orleans as VP/Chief Commercial OfficerRives succeeds Robert (Bobby) Landry who will retire after 31 years with Port NOLA  NEW ORLEANS— Today, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed Todd Rives to the executive team as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Rives’ maritime strategic business development and leadership experience, which ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    Railway Age Magazine Honors New Orleans Public Belt Railroad's Tomeka Watson Bryant With "20 Under 40" Award  Watson Bryant is honored for her leadership in business development and ensuring first class safety operations for NOPBNEW ORLEANS – Railway Age Magazine recently named Tomeka Watson Bryant, Marketing and Sales Manager for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission (NOPB), to its ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    Former Louisiana State Representative Charles A. Henry Joins Adams and Reese in New Orleans  NEW ORLEANS — Adams and Reese is pleased to announce former Louisiana State Representative Charles Henry has joined the firm as Senior Government Affairs Advisor. Working within the firm’s Intersection of Business and Government Practice Group, Henry will represent clients’ government relations interests ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 21, 2021
    John Maxwell Will Share Leadership Insights on 21st Century Business Forum NEW ORLEANS (JAN. 21, 2021) – John Maxwell, best-selling author of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and more than a dozen other books, will be the featured guest on the next 21st Century Business Forum presented by Biz New Orleans. Scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, the virtual event will be hosted by Jon ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 15, 2021
    Jan. 13, 2021 DR-4577-LA NR 001 FEMA News Desk: (225) 389-2408 FEMA-NewsDesk-DR4577-LA@fema.dhs.gov News Release Louisiana Residents Affected by Hurricane Zeta Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance BATON ROUGE, La. – Homeowners and renters who suffered damage from Hurricane Zeta in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Terrebonne parishes should register with FEMA ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 15, 2021
    Jan. 14, 2021 DR-4577-LA NR 002 FEMA News Desk: (225) 389-2408 FEMA-NewsDesk-DR4570-LA@fema.dhs.gov News Release Renters May be Eligible for FEMA Disaster Assistance BATON ROUGE, La. – If you are a renter in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard or Terrebonne parish and sustained damage or losses from Hurricane Zeta, you may be eligible for federal disaster ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, January 11, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: LaTonya Norton For Media Inquiries Only communications@nola.gov (504) 658-4962City's Partner AT&T Expands #BelieveNewOrleans Initiative in New Orleans East NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans today announced that AT&T has engaged in New Orleans East through its Believe New Orleans campaign. This initiative is an expansion of their previous work, with a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    April 3, 2019Reporters May Contact: Glennah Ivey, Bank of America, 646.855.3444glennah.ivey@bankofamerica.com   Cerisa MercedMerrill Financial Advisor Cerisa Merced Earns Distinguished CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM DesignationNew Orleans, La. – Merrill announced that Cerisa Merced of Merrill’s New Orleans office has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification awarded by the Certified ...read more
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    Thursday, June 30, 2016
    Gillis, Ellis & Baker Chairman, Parke Ellis, recently received the highest honor given by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Louisiana (IIABL), the Lou Daniel Award. He received the honor on June 20th during the IIABL Annual Convention at the Sandestin Beach Hilton in Destin, Fla. Lou Daniel was an independent agent from Baton Rouge, who served as the Legislative Chairman for many ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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