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

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  • News for Press Release

    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
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Political, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    03.26.20LED Opens COVID-19 Help Desk For Louisiana Businesses Email, hotline support from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; more resources at opportunitylouisiana.com/covid19  BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Secretary Don Pierson of Louisiana Economic Development announced the opening of an LED help desk that provides email and hotline support for Louisiana businesses impacted by ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Port NOLA Launches Digital Learning Toolbox for Educators and StudentsAmid the State of Louisiana’s stay-at-home mandate, Port NOLA.com offers educational resources for on Port operations and maritime careers  NEW ORLEANS - The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) launched its digital Learning Toolbox today aimed at educating Louisiana students about the role that the local maritime industry and the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    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
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Stay up to date with NOLA Events on New Orleans Chamber community calendar The New Orleans Chamber community calendar is an online resource where New Orleans businesses and individuals can post their own upcoming events! Amid the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, we invite everyone to update the calendar with your events that are postponed or going virtual. You can also submit press releases you ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    NEW ORLEANS – HR Nola released the following statement:Dear HR Nola business partners, clients, and friends:  We hope this e-mail finds you and your employees healthy and well. These are uncertain times in our small business community, and we want you to know that we are here to navigate these uncharted waters with you.  As this unprecedented situation evolves, we are staying up to date on ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
     Release Date: March 17, 2020  Release Number: 20-26   Contact: Jennifer.Kelly@sba.gov, (202) 205-7036  www.sba.gov/newsFollow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram    SBA Updates Criteria on States for Requesting Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the Trump ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
     Media Contact:Sam RandolphGreater New Orleans Foundationsam@gnof.orgPRESS RELEASE: Greater New Orleans Foundation Hopes to Break Fundraising Record and Raise $6 Million on its 7th annual GiveNOLA Day on May 5, 2020NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 11, 2020) - The seventh annual GiveNOLA Day, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 12:00 am to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, March 05, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/5/2020 Chelsea Morris  Deutsch Kerrigan  504-593-0630 cmorris@deutschkerrigan.com   Deutsch Kerrigan Law Firm Elects Kelly Theard as First Female Managing Partner   [New Orleans, LA]: Kelly Theard, head of the construction department at New Orleans based law firm Deutsch Kerrigan, has been elected as the law firm’s most recent Managing Partner. Theard is the first ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NEW ORLEANS CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS  The New Orleans Chamber has announced the newest members of its Board and Executive Committee, enacted at the beginning of 2020.  ChairmanBrandon Davis, Phelps Dunbar LLP  Vice ChairmanJeffrey Pilet, Lockheed Martin Space  TreasurerMindy Nunez Airhart, Southern Services and Equipment, Inc.  SecretaryTodd ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HR NOLA, LLC Becomes Newest Certified Partner of The Predictive Index New Orleans, LA -based Human Resources Consulting Firm Uses The Predictive Index to Help Clients Maximize Workforce Productivity (New Orleans, LA) January 15, 2020 – HR NOLA, a woman-owned small business, offers a full suite of Human Resources services for small and medium-sized organizations with retained ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    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
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    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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