• News for Community

    Friday, September 23, 2022
    Port of New Orleans Board Elects Jack C. Jensen, Jr. as ChairmanNEW ORLEANS — Today, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) elected Jack C. Jensen, Jr. to serve as Board Chairman, succeeding Charles H. Ponstein, whose term as Chairman ended this month. Also elected were Joseph F. Toomy, who will serve as Vice Chairman, and Walter J. Leger, Jr., who will serve as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 21, 2022
    KREWECAR, A UNIQUE, LOCAL RIDESHARING SERVICE, WAS HONORED IN SHREVEPORT CEREMONY.  KreweCar was added to the Wall of Achievement at the Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program in Shreveport, LA .    Shreveport, LA, September 2022 -BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) celebrated its eighth year of operation and successful launch of local high-growth startups on Friday with the unveiling ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, September 15, 2022
    FOGO Solutions Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies Carrollton, GA, September 2022 -- FOGO Solutions is thrilled to announce that we have been recognized on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The list represents an exclusive look into the nation’s most successful private businesses and plays an important role in the measuring of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    Join the Conversation: Apply for the Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum  NEW ORLEANS - For more than 50 years, the Committee for a Better New Orleans’ signature Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum has been educating emerging leaders about the City of New Orleans and empowering them with the knowledge, network and skills they need to lead change. After a two year hiatus due to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    Everyday, Goodwill is changing the lives of people in Southeastern Louisiana.  We want you to know about the work we do and how your donations and those of the community are making an incredible difference in the lives of people facing barriers to employment.   Let us take you to lunch so we can tell you all about it.  Leave October 12, 2022 between 11:30AM and 1:30PM open. More details are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
    Monday, August 29, 2022
    New Mississippi Riverboat American Symphony to Set Sail from Port NOLA American Cruise Lines launches their fifth riverboat from New Orleans   NEW ORLEANS – August 26, 2022  – The inaugural sailing of American Cruise Lines’ (ACL) American Symphony is set to depart Aug. 27th from the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA). This state-of-the-art cruise passenger vessel is the fifth riverboat in ACL’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    $1,000,000 philanthropic investment will create the “IMTT Community Impact Initiative,” to help develop emerging community organizations; support will also help sustain Coalition operations  NEW ORLEANS — Today, International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT), an 80-year-old New Orleans company, announced a one-million-dollar commitment to The NOLA Coalition. The NOLA Coalition has two focus areas:  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    New Orleans, LA, August 4, 2022 - It’s remarkable to look back 25 years and recall the events of 1997, the year that the law firm of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett was established. Google was first registered as a trademark. Netflix was launched (on discs!). Titanic was in the movie theaters. Bill Clinton was in the White House. The world lost Mother Teresa and Princess Di. In New Orleans, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, August 15, 2022
    Port of New Orleans Harbor Police Names Cedric Turner as Captain26-Year Veteran Tapped from HPD Ranks to Lead Patrol Division of Specialized Maritime Law Enforcement Agency  NEW ORLEANS – The Harbor Police Department (HPD) of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has named Cedric Turner to serve as Captain of the specialized law enforcement agency. Turner has served in law enforcement for 26 years ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    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
    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
    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, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    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
    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
    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
    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: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    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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