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Friday, June 23, 2017
AVONDALE, LA – As the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) releases its 2016 Annual Report, 2016 JEDCO Chairman Mark Madderra outlines the organization’s accomplishments in the following statement: It was an honor to serve as the Chairman of the JEDCO Board of Commissioners in 2016. This organization certainly kept me busy last year with the implementation of ...read more
Categories: Papers/Research, Economic, Press Release
Friday, June 23, 2017
The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans today elected Robert R. Barkerding Chairman. Barkerding represents Jefferson Parish and joined the Board in February of 2013 when he was appointed by former Gov. Bobby Jindal. He succeeds Michael W. Kearney, whose term as Chairman expired this month. Kearney will continue to serve as a commissioner. In addition, the Board elected Laney T. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
EJGH AND THE BABY CAKES TEAM UP FOR SCALISE BLOOD DRIVE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 21, 2017 METAIRIE, La. – East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) and the New Orleans Baby Cakes are joining forces for a blood drive benefiting U.S. Representative Steve Scalise this Saturday, June 24, at the EJGH Blood Center from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Those who wish to donate a pint of blood will ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 08, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Caitlin Berni | 985.502.7688 | cberni@gnoinc.org GNO, Inc. Testifies Before U.S. House on NFIP Reauthorization Berni Testifies in Support of Policies to Reform and Modernize NFIP NEW ORLEANS – Today, GNO, Inc. Vice President of Policy and Communications testified on behalf of the Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance (CSFI) before the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Political
Friday, June 02, 2017
West Jefferson Hospital Foundation is pleased to welcome Susan D. Trantham as its new executive director. Trantham comes to West Jefferson from a position as the Director of Development for the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy/West Virginia University Foundation, Inc. Prior to this, she was the Director of Development for the West Virginia University Eye Institute and West Virginia ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 30, 2017 METAIRIE, La. – East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017
New Orleans Advocate article written by Joel Erickson and photo by Sophia Germer. http://bit.ly/2rJrK28 ------ Jay Romig hasn't fallen far from the tree. Eight years after his father, long-time Saints announcer Jerry Romig, was handed the Joe Gemelli "Fleur-De-Lis" Award, the Saints Hall of Fame's annual honor recognizing contribution to the franchise, it's Romig's turn ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
(Marrero, LA - May 2017) ― West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines  -Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: Stroke SM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Jay Howard (part time New Orleans resident) to race in Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Jay Howard will be returning to the Verizon IndyCar Series this month to race in the Indy 500 as driver of the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports No 77 Honda. Howard will be one of 33 drivers competing in the 101 st running of the famous race on Sunday May 28, 2017. The British born Howard spends time in New Orleans at ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community
Thursday, May 11, 2017
METAIRIE, La. – The Board of Directors of East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) have voted to recommend Gerald Parton as the healthcare institution’s President and Chief Executive Officer. This endorsement will go the Jefferson Parish Council for approval later this month. Mr. Parton is the fourth CEO in the community hospital’s 46-year history. He replaces long time CEO Dr. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 01, 2017
EJPG URGENT CARE OPENS IN KENNER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 1, 2017 METAIRIE, La. – East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is set to open the brand new East Jefferson Physicians Group (EJPG) Urgent Care in Kenner on Monday, May 1, bringing convenience and quality healthcare to the growing community. The clinic is located at 708 West Esplanade Avenue and will operate Monday through ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Adams and Reese Taps Top Financial Services Lawyers to Lead New Offices in Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale New team adds strong mix of financial services and real estate talent to serve clients Atlanta, GA, and Fort Lauderdale, FL -- April 11, 2017 -- In a move that signals its deep commitment to serving its financial services clients, the law firm Adams and Reese is opening offices in Atlanta, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Distinction places Jefferson in top 150 chambers nationwide (Metairie, La) – The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Jefferson Chamber with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Accreditation validates a chamber as having programs that benefit their local economy and for positively ...read more
Categories: Chamber