• As advised by the CDC, we will be canceling all Chamber events for the month of April.  

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    Monday, April 06, 2020
    Canal 1535 is currently offering virtual tours, videos and photos. We have brand new one and two bedroom apartments available for immediate move in! Ready for your virtual tour? Call us today we would love to show you our beautiful property! Don't forget to ask about our amazing specials! Visit our website at livecanal1535.com 
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    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    04.01.20Gov. Edwards: State-Led Program To Offer COVID-19 Small Business Help Firms of fewer than 100 employees will be able to borrow up to $100,000 at below-market interest rates  BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a new Louisiana Loan Portfolio Guaranty Program, which will offer loans of up to $100,000 to Louisiana small businesses of fewer than 100 employees that are ...read more
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    The Troubadour Hotel is offering special rates for Healthcare Workers as well as any one assisting the city in the COVID-19 crisis. Please reach out to Caitlin Cooley at caitlin.cooley@hilton.com to inquire about day use, nightly, weekly, or monthly rates.  The hotel plans to remain open and helping the community as long as it is able.
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    Monday, March 23, 2020
    GNO, Inc. Introduces ‘GNOpivot’ to Help Local Companies Retool Operations to Fight Coronavirus while Supporting Regional EconomyNew initiative helps companies pivot their standard operations in order to make products or provide services for the fight against the coronavirus NEW ORLEANS — Today, GNO, Inc.’s leadership introduced a new initiative, GNOpivot, to help regional companies move to ...read more
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    Friday, March 20, 2020
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    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Announces $7.29 Million CRISI Grant Award for Safety and Infrastructure Improvements Projects  NEW ORLEANS, LA – U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao recently awarded $7.29 million to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) as part of the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant.  NOPB will use grant funds for the New ...read more
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    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    03.19.20Gov. Edwards: All Louisiana Parishes Eligible For COVID-19 Business Aid SBA loans of up to $2 million will aid Louisiana’s more than 440,000 small businesses BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that small businesses in all 64 Louisiana parishes will have access to federal Small Business Administration disaster aid in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. SBA Administrator ...read more
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    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
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