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    Tuesday, August 04, 2020
    Categories: Chamber, Member News
    Monday, August 03, 2020
    For Immediate Release  Register Today for Express’ Third Annual National Interview Day Local Businesses on the Hunt for Talent  River Regions, LA — As businesses continue to re-open, Express Employment Professionals is putting job seekers to work with its third annual mass interviewing event on Aug. 6— National Interview Day.  National Interview Day was first created by the staffing company and ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Monday, August 03, 2020
    Categories: Chamber, Member News
    Monday, August 03, 2020
    Today, Governor John Bel Edwards along with Louisiana Department of Transportation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Project Partnership Agreement to deepen the Mississippi river from Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico.  A statement from governor Edwards says the project will deepen the lower portion of the Mississippi River from 45 feet to 50 feet. This will provide the depth ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020
        COVID-19 Testing Available at St. John Parish Community Center on Tuesday, July 21, 2020  Monday, July 20, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - Parish President Jaclyn Hotard announces St. John Parish has partnered with Ochsner Health to provide free COVID-19 testing at the St. John Parish Community Center, tomorrow, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020
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    Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    St. John Parish Andouille Festival Canceled Due to COVID-19  Monday, July 13, 2020  St. John the Baptist Parish - Due to COVID-19, the Andouille Festival scheduled for October 16-18, 2020 will be canceled. The decision follows similar cancelations of festivals state-wide.  "We are disappointed that we will not be able to have our festival this year; however, the health and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 13, 2020
    For Immediate ReleaseContact Baileigh Rebowe Helm985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov. Governor John Bel Edwards Issues Statewide Mask Mandate and Additional COVID-19 Restrictions Effective Monday, July 13, 2020  Saturday, July 11, 2020 St. John the Baptist Parish - Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced additional Coronavirus restrictions for Louisiana effective Monday, July ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 13, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Zach BarnettEmail: zach.barnett@mail.house.gov      Graves’ Bipartisan Legislation Offers Stability Amid COVID-19 Uncertainties, Energizes Reopening  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves introduced yesterday The Get America Back to Work Act of 2020, a bipartisan bill that would allow small businesses and their hard workers to reopen without the threat of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – February 12, 2020Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernándezahernandez@portsl.com985-652-9278    If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to https://bit.ly/2SonpOe     PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA AWARDED $13.4M FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION GRANTGrant is slated for improvements at the Port’s public facility, Globalplex Intermodal ...read more
    Categories: 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
    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: Press Release, Chamber
    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