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    Monday, August 08, 2022
    NEW ORLEANS – June’s higher than usual temperatures, which drove record energy usage, and dramatically higher natural gas prices produced some of the highest electric bills ever seen throughout the region and nation, including the customers we serve. If you combine this with rising costs on a national scale for seemingly everything, our friends and neighbors are experiencing a major financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, August 08, 2022
    New Orleans, La., August 8, 2022 – The AT&T Foundation has contributed $50,000 to the Center for the Innovative Training of Youth, Inc., to help support STEM NOLA’s Technology summer camp.   “At STEM NOLA, we are committed to cultivating confidence in young people and inspiring them to think big, to be innovative,” said Dr. Calvin Mackie, Founder of STEM NOLA. “The problem-solving skills ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, August 08, 2022
    NexTech Expands Its E-Waste/IT Asset Disposal Services with New Orleans Office August 8, 2022, 8:00 a.m. CST (PEARL, MS) NexTech, a Mississippi-based E-Waste/IT Asset Disposal Services company, which provides services to corporations and organizations throughout the Southeast, has expanded its physical presence across its footprint with the establishment of a New Orleans, LA, office. Regarding ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 03, 2022
    Delgado Community College 100th Anniversary Gala CelebrationScheduled for Friday, September 23 at National WWII Museum  Event location spotlights Delgado’s historic role in the national push to win the war.  New Orleans – Delgado Community College will celebrate a century of service to the greater New Orleans community by hosting its 100th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Friday, September 23 at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 02, 2022
    Local leader elected to industry boardSandra Lombana Lindquist elected to board of directors for Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives  New Orleans, LA. (August 2, 2022) — Sandra Lombana Lindquist, CCE, President & CEO of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce has been elected to serve on the board of directors for ACCE, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, an Alexandria, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 27, 2022
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact:Annie Matherne(504) 650-5539annie@gambelpr.com     Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana Welcomes New Board Members  NEW ORLEANS (July 27, 2022) – Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana (RMHC-SLA) is pleased to welcome Ellis M. Arjmand, M.D. MMM Ph.D. and Jordan P. Parker to its board of directors.  “As we are gearing up to open ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, July 25, 2022
    Entergy New Orleans makes resilience and hardening filing to strengthen gridRegulatory filing is next step in Entergy’s resilience conversation with regulators, communities NEW ORLEANS – Today, Entergy New Orleans became the first of Entergy Corporation’s operating companies to make a grid hardening and resilience filing with their regulator, the New Orleans City Council. The last two ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, July 25, 2022
    Now Leasing and set to open in January 2023, The Residences at LSU Health is a new residential development designed with the Orleans parish academic medical community in mind. The community features floorplans from studios to 3 bedroom 3 bathroom apartments, with a private bathroom for every bedroom. The community is conveniently located at the LSU Health Sciences Center Campus and near the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 13, 2022
    Aaron & Gianna, PLC is pleased to announce that firm Managing Shareholder, William D. Aaron, Jr. has become a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.   The Litigation Counsel of America is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar. Membership is limited to 3,500 Fellows, representing less than one-half of one percent of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 07, 2022
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contacts:Kelly Schulz 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleans.comMaryBeth Romig 504-566-4830, mbromig@neworleans.comNew Orleans & Company Works to Promote Sustainable Practices for the Hospitality IndustryComplimentary Workshop to be held on Tuesday, July 12 at the Sheraton New OrleansNEW ORLEANS – July 7, 2022 - In partnership with the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 06, 2022
     New Orleans Marriott Celebrates 50th AnniversaryHotel Marks Milestone by Honoring Charter Associates, Announcing a Community Dona9on and Lighting Up the New Orleans Skyline  New Orleans, LA (July 1, 2022) — In the summer of 1972, the 42-story New Orleans Marriott opened as the tallest building in New Orleans and signaled the city’s rise as one of the country’s top meeting and convention ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 15, 2022
    Governor Edwards and Legislature Commit Funds for Infrastructure During 2022 Louisiana Legislative Session Projects include the St. Bernard Transportation Corridor elevated roadway serving the future Louisiana International Terminal NEW ORLEANS -- The recent 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature committed $96.595 million to aid expansion projects at the Napoleon Avenue Container ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, June 10, 2022
        The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) has unveiled a new logo, a fresh, modern look to reflect a vibrant future filled with excitement and growth. As the convention center recovers from two years of reduced travel in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns and the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the refreshed logo amplifies that New Orleans is Built to Host.“This is a new design for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, April 27, 2022
    Southern Services & Equipment, Inc. Honored as 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader    (St. Bernard, La.) – For outstanding contributions to the local community and state, Louisiana Economic Development (LED) honored Southern Services & Equipment, Inc. as a 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader at the fifth annual Spotlight Louisiana event on April 21st, 2022 held at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. As an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
    PORT OF NEW ORLEANS PRESIDENT & CEO BRANDY CHRISTIAN ANNOUNCED AS NEW ORLEANS CHAMBER’S 2nd QUARTER BUSINESS LUNCHEON KEYNOTE SPEAKERMs. Christian will discuss the port’s 2022 initiatives  NEW ORLEANS (April 19 2022) – The May 11 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce 2nd Quarter Business Luncheon at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will feature Port of New Orleans’s President & CEO ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
    New Orleans Chamber Supports Property Tax for Early Childhood EducationOn Saturday, April 30, New Orleans voters have an opportunity to ensure a critical investment is made in our youngest citizens for the next 20 years. There is a new 5-mill property tax on the ballot to fund early childhood education in our city. The average cost to most homeowners will be approximately $5 a month. According to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, April 11, 2022
    CHALMETTE, L.A.—The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce with St. Bernard Parish Government & Tri-Parish Works are pleased to announce the annual Spotlight St. Bernard: Business Expo & Job Fair on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 from 4 PM- 6:30 PM at Val Riess Gym in Chalmette, LA. “We are excited at the response we have received from employers who want to participate in our business expo and job fair. ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, April 01, 2022
    Mar 29, 2022 Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell plc, today announces the start of production at PowerNap, a subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with an estimated peak production of 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d). PowerNap is a tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus production hub in the prolific Mars Corridor.   “Shell has been producing in the Mars ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 27, 2022
    Delgado Community College Presents Economic Value Report, ‘A Century of Service’$588.1 million annual economic impact supports 10,059 jobs;   for every $1 invested in Delgado $5.30 is earned by students, $6.80 earned by taxpayers New Orleans -- A study released today by Delgado Community College, “A Century of Service: The Economic Value of Delgado Community College,” shows that the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
    Monday, December 06, 2021
     Mike Eckert, Board Chairman of the NO/LA Angel Network (NO/LAAN), announced the appointment of Elizabeth “Libby” Favrot to replace Louisa Smith as its Managing Director. Favrot, who holds a B.A degree from Grinnell College and a master’s degree from Tulane University, will be responsible for the operations of the Network. Smith will be relocating to New York City and will remain in her role ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Sunday, November 14, 2021
    New Orleans, LA, September 15, 2021 – Founded in 1997, Rent-A-Nerd, Inc. is now Courant. While the company’s name and brand identity have changed, Courant is still an award-winning information technology company, providing the same solutions for all of its clients.  The rebrand has been a long time coming. Founder and CEO, Darrin Piotrowski, knew that his former brand no longer conveyed his ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, 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, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
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