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    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:  Ruthie Gergeni(985-448-7919 • ruth.gergeni@fletcher.edu)  August 14, 2019  Fletcher holds service awards during convocation  THIBODAUX, LA — Fletcher Technical Community College faculty and staff gathered together on August 12, 2019, in the beautiful facilities in the Wellness Center of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center for Convocation, which leads up to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News
    Tuesday, July 02, 2019
      Dear Community Partner:   On June 17, the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, recognized Entergy Corporation for civic engagement, sustainability and social responsibility, earning the company The Civic 50 award for the fourth consecutive year. This award identifies the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:  Ruthie Gergeni(985-448-7919 • news@fletcher.edu)july 1, 2019  Shell Oil Company partners with Fletcher Technical Community College for “energy” camp  Schriever, LA – Thirty-six students from the bayou region learned about careers in energy production at the Energy Venture Production Camp, June 10 – 14, held at Fletcher Technical Community College’s BP Integrated ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Chamber welcomes new members with a "sizzling hot savings rate"This is a great time of year to visit your local chamber office & take advantage of the many benefits of joining, at a discounted rate. Investment is pro-rated at the time you join. For as little as .64 cents a day, a small business is provided the following:RRCC BENEFITS:-Ribbon cutting events for members -Exclusive invites to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    We know that in Louisiana there is currently no consistent, stable state funding stream for early care and education, and that we are currently spending less than ½ of 1% of our state general funds on this.  By contrast, other states have used “sin taxes” such as lottery funds, tobacco settlement funds and tobacco taxes to specifically fund early care and education.      For these reasons: • We ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    St. Charles Parish Hospital is only facility in Louisiana to receive this honorRelease Date: December 4, 2018St. Charles Parish Hospital has been recognized as a 2018 ‘Top General Hospital’ by The Leapfrog Group. The honor is designated based on data gathered through its annual hospital survey, which compares hospital performance on national patient safety, quality, efficiency and management ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Friday, September 14, 2018
    ‘Empowerment’ the buzzword at River Region Chamber panel discussion on women in leadership roles  Women shouldn’t let fear deter them from pursuing career opportunities and taking leadership roles.  That was the takeaway from panel discussion on Women in Leadership held Sept. 13 at Belle Terre Country Club in LaPlace.  Panelists included Raj Pannu, CEO of Pannu Enterprises, which operates ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    (BOUTTE, La.) September 5, 2018—Sean Clasen, Outside Sales Professional at FASTSIGNSⓇ of St. Charles, received the Bronze Sales Award at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit recently held in Arlington, Texas. This award recognizes sales employees who achieved sales of $300,000 to $499,999 during the 12-month period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.   Clasen is one of 82 Outside Sales ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Member News
    Monday, August 20, 2018
    For Immediate ReleaseContact Baileigh Rebowe Helm985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.  Over $800,000 invested in Parish's 2018 Road Improvement Program    Wednesday, August 15, 2018  St. John the Baptist Parish - Under Robottom's Administration, more than $15 million has been invested in the Parish's Road Improvement Program, with over 100 roads being repaired ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, August 06, 2018
    River Region Messaging Campaign Launching the FallHighlighting the High Quality Jobs and Career Opportunities in the River Region  LAPLACE, LA – The collaborative River Region effort created in May of 2017 includes St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes and is focused on increasing awareness of the wide array of quality jobs and sustainable careers in the region – specifically, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    Congressman Garret Graves Announces Full Funding to Complete Comite River Diversion, West Shore and Other Priority Flood Protection Projects   $1.4 BILLION IN NEW FUNDING More than $600 million for Comite& EBR Flood Projects; Up to $2.0 billion available for Capital Region flood protection; $760 million for West Shore Hurricane Protection      Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 07, 2018
    BATON ROUGE (Feb. 5, 2018) – Today, coalition members from local chambers of commerce, civic organizations and business associations across the state came together to announce a campaign to open the books on government spending in Louisiana. The “LouisianaCheckbook.com” (www.louisianacheckbook.com) movement is fueled by a growing group of citizens and taxpayers who want to see common-sense ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    New Orleans, LA.   Last week, the World Trade Center of New Orleans celebrated Louisiana International Trade Week, a week-long event that included industry panel sessions and workshops. Presenting sponsors were the Port of South Louisiana and Associated Terminals.   The week’s activities culminated last Friday evening, November 3, 2017, with the Louisiana International Trade Jubilee, a ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2017    Contact: Chassity McComack Exec. Director  986-359-9777   RRCC supports Constitutional Amendment #1      LAPLACE— The River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced its support of Constitutional Amendment #1, as is written. The amendment will provide certainty to every homeowner either renovating or building a new home and businesses seeking to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Laplace, September 21, 2017 –  "The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them." — John C Maxwell: The 17th Irrefutable Laws of Teamwork (2001, 185)Class of 2018Aaron Toldi, Occidental Chemical CorporationAllen ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    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. John Parish Public School System Millage renewal on October 7, 2017                                                           The River Region Chamber Board of Directors, after consideration and review, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    August 22, 2017   The undersigned are writing to urge you to use the Congressional Review Act to rebuke the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) anti-arbitration rule, S.J. Res. 47.   On July 10th, the CFPB promulgated an anti-arbitration rule that degrades consumer protection, while giving a gift to trial attorneys. Even though this regulation is directed at financial firms, the ...read more
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