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Thursday, April 23 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chassity McComack Executive Director chassity@riverregionchamber.org 985-359-9777 Area Business and Civic Leaders Urge Citizens to Vote “YES” for The Arc of St. Charles Propositions on May 2, 2015 The River Region Chamber of Commerce has reviewed the below propositions and are in support of the following: Millage Proposition – No. 3 (Disabled ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, April 20 2015
Salon Experience Opens in St. John Monday, April 20, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - St. John the Baptist Parish Administration, Council Member Cheryl Millet and the River Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Salon Experience with owner Teresa Boudreaux, stylists Adele Guidry Growl , Corryn White and Tanya Tauceda, as well as a host of family and friends on April 16. The ...read more
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Monday, April 20 2015
Funding is the largest obstacle between St. Charles Parish and a complete, functional outer hurricane protection levee system for all its residents. This is the message the St. Charles Parish government administration is emphasizing in anticipation of a 4-mill property tax proposal on the May 2 ballot to provide a new, dedicated source of funding that will set the parish on a sustainable path to ...read more
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Monday, April 20 2015
Wednesday, May 15, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - Nykya Perrilloux Freemont was recommended by Parish President Natalie Robottom and confirmed as Director of Human Resources at Tuesday's council meeting. Freemont is a native of St. John the Baptist Parish and a resident of LaPlace. After working in Houston and Atlanta, Freemont made her way back home and has worked for St. John the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 15 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - At tonight's meeting, the Council approved several action items initiating critical infrastructure projects for drainage, recreation, and water treatment. Utilizing grant funding, a low interest loan and proceeds from the 2014 Bond Issue, several of the approved projects should be completed by the end of 2015. Construction bids were read ...read more
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Wednesday, April 15 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 St. John the Baptist Parish - According to the National Weather Service, the Flash Flood Watch for portions of Southeast Louisiana including St. John the Baptist Parish has been extended until 7:00 p.m. tomorrow. Numerous low pressure systems continue to move across the region bringing the threat of severe weather, including strong thunderstorms and heavy rainfall to the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 15 2015
Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Wednesday, April 15, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - St. John the Baptist Parish will participate in the 17th annual Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day this Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the New Wine Ministries parking lot at 1921 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace. Household materials to be accepted and properly disposed ...read more
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Friday, April 10 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2015 LAPLACE LIONS CLUB SPONSORS YEA! FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP LAPLACE, LA 4-7-15 – The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA!, hosted by the River Region Chamber of Commerce received a sponsorship check from the Laplace Lion’s Club. At their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Petra’s, Woody Norsworthy, Laplace Lion’s Club President and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 09 2015
For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.com Clean Sweep POSTPONED- Rescheduled for May 9 Wednesday, April 8, 2015 St. John the Baptist Parish - Due to inclement weather forecasted for this weekend, the 2015 Spring Clean Sweep has been postponed until Saturday, May 9. If you have pre-registered, please notify your group of the date change ...read more
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Thursday, April 09 2015
For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.com Public Meeting to Discuss Water Infrastructure for LaPlace and Reserve Thursday, April 9, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - After many months of meetings by the Water Infrastructure Committee completing conceptual engineering for the LaPlace and Reserve water systems, Parish President Natalie ...read more
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Thursday, April 02 2015
Press Release FOR RELEASE – April 2, 2015 Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernandez ahernandez@portsl.com 985-652-9278 CONGRESSMAN GARRET GRAVES VISITS THE PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA RESERVE, LOUISIANA The Port of South Louisiana hosted Congressman Garret Graves during his recent visit to various agencies in the River Region. Executive Director Paul Aucoin and other Port ...read more
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Thursday, April 02 2015
News from St. Charles Parish Government Contact: Renee Allemand Simpson Public Information Officer (985) 783-5183; (504) 491-9304 (cell); (985) 783-5023 (fax) rsimpson@stcharlesgov.net www.stcharlesparish-la.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 PARISH RELEASES ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON WASTEWATER MILLAGE RENEWAL, RECENT ENDORSEMENT Funding for the St. Charles Parish Wastewater Department is ...read more
Thursday, April 02 2015
MEDIA ALERT/ PHOTO OPPORTUNITY 3/30/15 MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PITCH TO LOCAL INVESTORS River Region Chamber’s 2015 Young Entrepreneurs to Obtain Funding to Launch Enterprises LAPLACE, LA March 30, 2015 – On Tuesday, April 21, 6:00 pm at John L. Ory Magnet School, student entrepreneurs will take the stage to present their business plans before a panel of local leaders ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, April 01 2015
For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.com
Wednesday, April 01 2015
For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.com St. John Parish Advances to State Competition in Cleanest City Contest Tuesday, March 31, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - Parish President Natalie Robottom and the Parish Council are proud to announce that St. John competed in the annual Cleanest City Contest (CCC) for the first time in parish ...read more
Monday, March 30 2015
For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.com St. John Parish Prepares for Hurricane Season Monday, March 30, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, Public Safety, Fire Services and Communications officials attended the 2015 Region 3 Hurricane Coordination Meeting hosted by the Governor's ...read more
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Monday, March 30 2015
For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.com Contract Re-activated by Parish to Trap Coyotes Friday, March 27, 2015 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - The Department of Public Safety is working with a Wildlife and Fisheries, Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator to remove coyotes from residential areas within the parish. The contract for trapping ...read more
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Thursday, March 26 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chassity McComack Executive Director chassity@riverregionchamber.org 985-359-9777 Area Business and Civic Leaders Urge Citizens to Vote “YES” for St. Charles Parish Propositions on May 2, 2015 The River Region Chamber of Commerce has reviewed the below propositions and are in support of the following: A. Proposition 1- For May 2 election, the St Charles ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, March 16 2015
St. James Parish Superintendent Dr. Lonnie Luce, St. John Parish Chief Administrative Officer Michael Coburn, and St. Charles Parish Superintendent Felicia Gomez-Walker presented the below propositions to the River Region Chamber Public Policy Committee on March 3, 2015. The River Region Chamber Board of Directors unanimously supports the following propositions. St, James Parish School System ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, February 13 2015
Volunteers Help YEA! Students in Business Planning Process LAPLACE- Local business men and women are investing one of their most valuable resources in the students of the Young Entrepreneur Academy: time. Once the students get the ball rolling on their ideas, students are paired with an appropriate business mentor. Through personal mentorship, the students further shape their concept, write a ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, May 23 2013
Click Here See the attachment for information on up coming Seminar
Wednesday, April 10 2013
St. John the Baptist Parish Residents Affected by Hurricane Isaac Offered Free One-on-One Assistance Tuesday, April 9. 2013 ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH –St. John the Baptist Parish residents affected by Hurricane Isaac with serious unmet needs even after receiving state and federal disaster assistance can get additional help through a free, one-on-one support program. The program pairs ...read more
Monday, April 08 2013
Lofton Staffing Services 2013 Best of Staffing™ Client Winner! Lofton Staffing Services has been named to the 2013 Best of Staffing™ Client List. Fewer than 1% of all staffing agencies in North America earned the 2013 Best of Staffing™ award for providing remarkable service quality to their clients. With average satisfaction ratings quadruple the industry average, the Best of ...read more
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Monday, April 08 2013
Contact: Anne Kolwe, Marketing Director Phone: (985) 872-5980 Fax: (985) 851-0780 anne.kolwe@cardio.com www.cardio.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2013 Cardiovascular Institute of the South Hosts Grand Opening LULING — Join us for the Grand Opening of Cardiovascular Institute of the South’s Luling location on Thursday, May 9 from 5-7 p.m. at 1057 Paul Maillard Road, Suite ...read more
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Monday, March 18 2013
SIGN UP NOW FOR RECREATION SUMMER CAMP IN ST. CHARLES PARISH The St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department is now taking applications for its 2013 Inclusive Summer Day Camp. The camp is scheduled to run from June 3 until July 11 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Thursdays for campers ages 5 through 12 and ages 5 through 19 for campers with developmental disabilities. Potential ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13 2013
ST. CHARLES PARISH RECEIVES PERMIT FOR ELLINGTON PHASE OF WEST BANK HURRICANE PROTECTION LEVEE Parish hopes to have comprehensive protection for entire West Bank included in state’s Coastal Master Plan St. Charles Parish has received a permit to construct Phase III (Ellington Phase) of its much-needed West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee after many months of consideration by various state ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, February 26 2013
News from St. Charles Parish Government Contact: Renee Allemand Simpson Public Information Officer (985) 783-5183; (504) 491-9304 (cell); (985) 783-5023 (fax) rsimpson@stcharlesgov.net www.stcharlesparish-la.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2013 Photo attached to corresponding e-mail LULING, BAYOU GAUCHE SEE ROADWAY SIGNAGE DEFACED OVER WEEKEND LULING – The St. Charles Parish Public ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 24 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/24/13 Young Entrepreneurs visit Subway in LaPlace Field Trip highlighted franchising as a business opportunity LOUISIANA – The 2013 class of the River Region YEA! program recently visited the Belle Terre Blvd Subway location in LaPlace owned by former Chamber Board member, Raj Pannu. The field trip, the second of six in the program, focused on demonstrating to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, November 20 2012
For more information, contact: Lance M. Skelly Corporate Communications 404.986.1784 Lance.Skelly@att.com AT&T to Invest $14 Billion to Significantly Expand Wireless and Wireline Broadband Networks, Support Future IP Data Growth and New Services Improved Capital Structure is Foundation for Investment and Accelerated Growth · 4G LTE network expansion expected to cover 300 million ...read more
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Tuesday, November 20 2012
We announce today that we are opening our third architectural practice office in LaPlace, LA in December 2012. This pronouncement follows our opening in August of an office in Slidell on East Gause Blvd in Slidell and compliments our home office in Covington, LA by better serving our clients in Slidell and Mississippi and southeast Louisiana. We are invested in St. Tammany, River Regions ...read more
Wednesday, October 17 2012
HAEUSER,JAMIE L St. James Parish Hospital Wins Louisiana Hospital Association Best of Show Pelican Award! St. James Parish Hospital recently attended the LHA Marketing and Public Relations Conference, which concluded with a Pelican Award Luncheon for hospital marketing throughout the state. These awards are chosen based on planning, implementation, results and creativity. St. James Parish ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, May 31 2012
The Community is invited to the Grand Opening of the St. Charles Parish Hospital Emergency Department. June 8, 2012 2pm to 7pm Click the link below for the press release. http://cloud.chambermaster.com/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/210/File/St-Charles-Parish-Hospital-Emergency-Grand-Opening.pdf
Tuesday, May 29 2012
Tommy Faucheux named Dow’s Southeast Region State Government Affairs Leader Tommy Faucheux, currently Dow St. Charles Operations Public Affairs Manager, has been named Southeast Region State Government Affairs Leader. In this new role, Faucheux will be responsible for Government Affairs in the southeast region of the United States, which includes Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and other ...read more
Monday, May 14 2012
ST. CHARLES PARISH RECEIVES GRANT TO IMPROVE WASTEWATER SYSTEM IN LULING, BOUTTE Wastewater collection lines along 26 streets in old Luling and Boutte are set for refurbishment thanks to an $800,000 Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant recently awarded to the parish by the State of Louisiana. The funds will be used to clean and video all gravity sewer lines in the ...read more
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