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    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
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Announcing: Leadership River Region Accepting Applications for 2019 Class  River Region Parishes- The River Region Chamber of Commerce Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Leadership River Region class. The program successfully completed its first year with 21 graduates. Leadership River Region is designed to educate and to engage citizens in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    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
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    RIVER REGION, LCTCS RESERVE CAMPUS AWARDED COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION (CMT) “EMPOWERING EDUCATION” CONCERT TOUR FEATURING COUNTRY MUSIC STAR COURTNEY COLE   Country Music Television (CMT) in collaboration with Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) and Louisiana Calling, announced in the late summer of 2017 that they were seeking applications from LCTCS campuses from around the ...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: Chamber, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    11 July, 2017   The Honorable Donald J. Trump President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear Mr. President: Louisiana is confronting the largest land loss crisis in North America. This accelerated land loss has far-reaching economic implications and poses real threats to the Mississippi River navigation system, our nation’s largest port system, seafood ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, May 08, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 2, 2017   RRCC joins educators, businesses, government leaders, in collaborative regional workforce development agreement    LaPlace, La. — A landmark event took place on Tuesday, May 2, as educational institutions including K-12 superintendents and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, along with parish presidents, government and business leaders, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, May 08, 2017
    April 26, 2017RE: Letter to the editor  Chassity McComackExec. Director 986-359-9777    Dear editor:  The River Region Chamber of Commerce stands alongside our neighbors, colleagues and friends who are deeply concerned about the conditions of our highways, roads and bridges in Louisiana. One of our top priorities at the River Region Chamber of Commerce is to support the initiatives of our ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2017   Contact: Chassity McComack Exec. Director 986-359-9777   RRCC endorses proposed mill renewals in St. Charles parish    LAPLACE—The River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Public Policy Committee voted in favor of supporting two proposed millage renewals for the St. Charles Parish Public School system.   The General Funds Maintenance and Operations ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                           Contact:  Chassity McComackApril 6, 2017                                                                                  Exec. Director 986-359-9777    RRCC supports proposed levee tax for St. John Parish  LAPLACE— The River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Public Policy Committee has announced its support of a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2017    Contact: Chassity McComack Exec. Director  986-359-9777   RRCC endorses proposed mill renewals for St. James parish     LAPLACE, La. —The River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Public Policy Committee voted in favor of supporting three proposed service tax renewals for the St. James Parish government.  The proposed renewals of 4.97 mills for road and bridge maintenance, 4.97 mills for public building maintenance, and 4.61 mills for the Gramercy Recreation District. All three taxes renewals are for a ten-year period. No new taxes are being proposed.   “The Chamber supports the renewals of these taxes, which provide support for vital services in St. James parish,” said Henry Friloux, public policy chair, River Region Chamber of Commerce.  RRCC supports the initiatives made by our local governments to act responsibly to ensure business sustainability and a high quality of life for its residents as they use efficient operations to make proactive progress. The River Region Chamber is a nonprofit organization with a mission to “Grow, Strengthen and Unify Businesses in the River Region.” The St. James parish renewals will be voted on in the upcoming April 29 election.  Visit
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, April 21, 2017
      For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.     St. John Receives Honors in Cleanest City Contest, Promotes Beautification Efforts   Friday, April 21, 2017 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 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2017   Contact: Chassity McComack Exec. Director 986-359-9777   RRCC Workforce development summit addresses local needs, collaborates efforts between agencies   LAPLACE, La.—A major milestone was reached on Monday as leaders of the River Region Chamber of Commerce met with parish government representatives, school leaders, the workforce investment ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.     More Infrastructure Projects Move to Completion Wednesday, March 15, 2017 St. John the Baptist Parish - During the recent Finance Meeting, two critical infrastructure projects aimed at improving public safety were deemed substantially complete and action was taken on a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – March 14, 2017Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernándezahernandez@portsl.com985-652-9278    If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to https://goo.gl/REUETp   PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA WINS JOB CREATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD AT GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEADERSHIP FORUM IN MONTREAL  Aucoin Took Home Award for His Efforts to Deepen the Mississippi ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – March 2, 2017Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernández ahernandez@portsl.com  985-652-9278  If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to https://goo.gl/pkk1ry   FORBES MAGAZINE PUBLISHES OP-ED BY AUCOIN AND DUFFY URGING TRUMP                                     ADMINISTRATION TO BE BOLD ON INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN  Forbes Magazine recently published an opinion ...read more
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    Monday, March 13, 2017
     For Immediate Release Contact Communications Department 985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.    Leaders Against Litter Kicks off Spring Beautification Efforts   Friday, March 10, 2017   St. John the Baptist Parish - St. John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom and her Administrative staff joined Judge Sterling Snowdy, Keep St. John Beautiful Committee Chairman Greg ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Throw Me Something Mister Mardi Gras Merchandise (ARC of St. Charles) 50 Wade Street, Suite C Luling, La 70070 985-785-0971 www.arcofstcharles.com Mardi Gras Merchandise Resale Store  
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    A small street in the small south Louisiana town of Lutcher showed up on the big screen at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, transformed into a post-World War II setting for the film "Mudbound," which premiered to high praise on Jan. 21. Land behind two neighboring St. James Parish plantations — Felicite and St. Joseph — provided the rural setting for the film directed by Dee Rees ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Gov. Edwards, Entergy Executives Break Ground On $869 Million Power Plant In St. Charles Parish Located 30 miles from New Orleans, new 980-megawatt unit will begin service in 2019 BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Entergy Corporation executives broke ground on Entergy Louisiana LLC’s new 980-megawatt power station in St. Charles Parish, which will provide additional energy more ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA ENCOURAGED BY PRESIDENT TRUMP’S PRIORITY PROJECT LIST  Deepening the Mississippi River a Priority For Louisiana and the Nation  As an advocate of deepening the Mississippi River, a critical element to unencumbered movement of cargo and the success of Louisiana’s -- and the nation’s -- economy, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin traveled to Washington, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Monday, January 23, 2017
       Entergy Corporation639 LoyolaAve.New Orleans, LA 70113     News Release  EntergyCompanies Invest More Than $1 Million to Develop LouisianaWorkforceShareholders launch $5 million, five-year workforce development initiative acrossEntergy’s service territory     NEW ORLEANS – To help meet the workforce needs of Louisiana’s rapideconomicgrowth,Entergy’sLouisianacompaniesannounced today ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 28, 2016
    TOWNEPLACE SUITES BY MARRIOTT TO OPEN IN LAPLACE, LOUISIANANew 93-suite hotel opens its doors welcoming guests to the heart of the Greater New Orleans area  LaPlace, LA – November 30, 2016 – Get ready to be real and be you on long stays. Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) TownePlace Suites by Marriott LaPlace, Louisiana is scheduled to open for business this Monday, December 5, 2016. On ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AUCOIN MEETS WITH WASHINGTON INFLUENCERSTO PROMOTE PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA  Highlights Priorities with Key Trump Transition Team Member  This week, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin travelled to Washington for a daylong series of meetings with key transportation influencers and stakeholders to discuss the Port’s priorities. There, Paul ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    For Immediate ReleaseContact Communications Department985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.President Obama Signs Water Bill into Law  Bill includes the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Levee Project for St. John Parish  Monday, December 19, 2016St. John the Baptist Parish -   A statement released from the White House confirmed that President Barack Obama has officially signed the Water ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Date:        December 19, 2016Contact:   Jennifer Boquet, Communications Specialist, jboquet@stjohn.k12.la.us  District Teachers, Principal of the Year Named  The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District is proud to announce its 2016-2017 District Principal and Teachers of the Year.  The District ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, December 16, 2016
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – December 14, 2016Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernández ahernandez@portsl.com  985-652-9278  If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to https://goo.gl/1tThPh   PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FEATURED AS ONE OF 21 INFLUENTIAL LEADERSALONG THE LOUISIANA INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR  There are many ways to exert influence in business. Some ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    For Immediate ReleaseContact Communications Department985-652-9569 or communications@stjohn-la.gov.Entrepreneurs Graduate from FastTrac Program  Monday, December 5, 2016 St. John the Baptist Parish - On Monday, November 28, fifteen participants graduated from the fall 2016 Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Entrepreneurial Training Program. The award winning program is offered through the St. John ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, November 21, 2016
    For Immediate Release                                                   November 18, 2016            Media Contact: Quintin Taylor, Executive Director of Media Relations Phone: 901-236-2321 Email address: quintintaylor@lctcs.edu    South Central Louisiana Technical College Awarded $7.9M U.S. Department of ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, November 03, 2016
    Communitas Primary Care, LLC 10900 Hwy 3125, Suite F Lutcher, La Phone: 225-283-4457 www.communitasprimary.com Doctor's office - internal medicine, Direct Primary care- No Copay, no deductible, just flat monthly fee for access. See the doctor, call or email as many times as needed.  
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, October 13, 2016
    New Orleans Firemen’s Federal Credit Union 4401 West Napoleon Ave Metairie, LA 70001Contact: Shasta Leininger Chief Development Officer 504-889-9076shastal@noffcu.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 11, 2016  NEW ORLEANS FIREMEN’S FEDERAL CREDIT UNION GIVES BACK TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH VOLUNTEER WORK  METAIRIE, LA - On Monday, October 10th , New Orleans Firemen’s Federal Credit Union ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, October 10, 2016
    PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA RETURNS TO CUBA TO SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING  Earlier this week, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin and Commission President D. Paul Robichaux traveled to Havana, Cuba on a follow-up trade mission led by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the first one by a Louisiana governor since 2005. Approximately 50 state, regional, local, port, and ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016
    St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Date:        September 30, 2016Contact:   Jennifer Boquet, Communications Specialist, jboquet@stjohn.k12.la.us  Dupont Starts Mentoring Program at Fifth Ward  A new mentoring program at Fifth Ward Elementary School aims to guide students toward career opportunities, as well as in life.  Dupont, which is located ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE Contact:  April Wehrs - LACCE Presidentapril@livingstonparishchamber.org    River Region Chamber of Commerce Awarded 2016 Mid-Size Chamber of the Year by the Louisiana Chamber Association Annual State Conference    September 26, 2016- The Louisiana Chambers Association, LACCE, announced the state chambers of the year at the association's annual conference.  The winners were ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016
    St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District Post Office Drawer AL – 118 West 10th Street – Reserve, LA  70084 – 985-536-1106 – Fax 985-536-1109 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:        October 4, 2016 Contact:   Jennifer Boquet, Communications Specialist, jboquet@stjohn.k12.la.us National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Grant Benefits St. John the Baptist Parish   The St. John the ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Teche Action Clinic @ West St. John Elementary 2555 La Hwy 18 Edgard, LA  
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, September 26, 2016
    Tractor Supply Company 2335 W. Airline Highway Laplace, La 70086 We are the largest retailer in American catering to the Rural lifestyle. We sell a variety of goods from Animal/Pet Food to Lawn Supplies.  
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    Enhanced Beauty Beautique Owner/Makeup Artist - Kyiesha Smith 3101 Hwy. 51, Suite I LaPlace, La 70068 Phone: 504-259-7882 www.enhancedbeautique.com Enhanced Beauty Beautique Makeup Studio is a makeup studio that provides complete beauty and skin care services. 
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, September 19, 2016
    Cypress Physical Therapy Christopher Cancienne, PT,DPT - Owner 607 Belle Terre Blvd. Suite B Laplace, La 70068 Phone: (985) 359-5483 www.cypresspt.net Services: Physical Therapy, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Manual Therapy, Post Surgical Rehab, Sport Performance Rehab, Work Conditioning
    Categories: Member News
    Friday, September 16, 2016
    Greenwood Medical Billing 13592 River Road Suite 7 Destrehan, La 70047 Owner: Tiffany Brown Phone: 985-235-3051 www.greenwoodmedicalbilling.com Medical Billing, Insurance Credentialing, Consulting
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, September 06, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE -- St. Charles Catholic High SchoolFor Immediate Release – September 2, 2016Contact:  Courtney P. Millet, Ph.D. 985-652-3809 or 504-628-2641 or millet.courtney@stcharlescatholic.org   SCC Helping Hands  LaPlace, LA --  At St. Charles Catholic High School, the students realize that when tragedy hits despair can set in for many, but it is truly an opportunity for greater love and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 11, 2016
      News from St. Charles Parish   Government   Parish President Larry Cochran   Contact: Tristan Babin   Public Information Officer   (985) 783-5182; (985) 210-2083 (cell); (985) 783-5023 (fax)   tbabin@stcharlesgov.net   www.stcharlesparish-la.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            August 11, 2016  DOTD GRANT FUNDING APPROVED FOR WEST BANK LEVEE In ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – August 10, 2016Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernández ahernandez@portsl.com  985-652-9278  If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to http://goo.gl/58aSPS   PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED TOLOUISIANA BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE BY GOVERNOR EDWARDS  On August 5th, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    Subject: Entergy named one of the nation's most civic-minded companies     Dear Community Partners:   Our mission at Entergy is to create sustainable value for our owners, customers, employees and communities.  Community engagement is embedded in our DNA, so we were very excited to learn recently that Entergy has been honored by the national Points of Light Foundation as one of the top 50 ...read more
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    Monday, August 01, 2016
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – July 29, 2016Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernández ahernandez@portsl.com  985-652-9278  If you are having trouble seeing this e-mail, go to http://bit.ly/2aarOeI   PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PAUL AUCOIN USES OP-ED IN NATIONAL PUBLICATION TO EDUCATE WASHINGTON POLICYMAKERS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF DREDGING THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI ...read more
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    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE – July 20, 2016Contact: Alexandra “Alex” Hernández ahernandez@portsl.com  985-652-9278     PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA RECEIVES AWARDS OF MERIT FROM AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PORT AUTHORITIES (AAPA)  On Monday, July 18th, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced the recipients of the 2016 AAPA Communication Awards ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    PORT OF SOUTH LOUISIANA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ADDRESSES NAVIGATION CHANNEL ISSUES BEFORE CONGRESSIONAL TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE  New Orleans, LAIn an effort to secure funding for navigation channel maintenance, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin participated in a Congressional Roundtable before the United States Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - St. John the Baptist Parish and River Region Chamber of Commerce officials joined LaPlace owner Larry Macaluso, Technician Cody Latino and family and friends at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for In & Out Smart Repair. The new smart device repair store is located at 901 West Airline Hwy, Ste. A&B in LaPlace.In & Out Smart Repair offers damaged smart ...read more
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    Friday, September 11, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2015  Legacy Suites Opens Hotel in St. James Parish   Community members celebrated the completion of the area’s latest hotel at a grand opening event Sept. 2.   Located at 10533 Hwy. 70 in St. James, La. at the base of the Sunshine Bridge, the 113 room Legacy Suites hotel is geared toward the extended stay traveler. The hotel provides an all-suite, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, September 10, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 9, 2015 River Region Chamber reaches one-third mark toward capital campaign goal The River Region Chamber of Commerce’s capital campaign has reached one-third of its goal to raise $450,000 for the Chamber’s new building purchase and improvements. The capital campaign kicked off in February, and will continue through the remainder of 2015. Major campaign ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, August 24, 2015
    Entertainment Lineup Announced for 42nd Annual Andouille FestivalAugust 20, 2015ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH- The 42nd Annual St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Festival will be held Friday, October 16 through Sunday, October 18, 2015 featuring music, good times and great food. Parish Officials and the Economic Development Department are pleased to announce exciting entertainment for all music ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 19, 2015
     Chamber’s Education Committee honors new teachers in River Region parishes   LaPlace, La.— The River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee provided “stuffed bags” for more than 200 new teachers in St. James, St. John and St. Charles parishes. The bags include an assortment of specialty items and gifts that are donated each year by chamber members and area businesses to support the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015
    Riverside Urgent Care Slashes Prices on School and Sports PhysicalsRiverside Urgent Care, located on Highway 51 in LaPlace, is slashing prices for physicals until September 30.  School and sports physicals will be offered for $35 on a walk-in basis.  Riverside Urgent Care provides walk-in care for minor illnesses and injuries.  Conditions treated include:·         Ear and eye infections·         ...read more
    Friday, August 14, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 13, 2015  Chamber hosts congressional “drive in” visit in River Region  Reserve, La.— The River Region Chamber of Commerce, with presenting sponsor Dow Chemical Company, hosted a congressional drive-in visit on August 11,2015 at the Port of South Louisiana Guest House. Local parish government and business leaders received updates on area issues and expressed concerns ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, August 06, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 5, 2015  River Region Chamber hosts U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany     LaPlace, La.— The River Region Chamber of Commerce and Dow Chemical Company welcomed U.S. Representative Charles Boustany (R-LA 3rd district) on August 4 for a “drive in” visit with local chamber members, politicians and business leaders. Congressman Boustany weighed in on various issues ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, August 03, 2015
    Riverside Urgent Care Announces New Hours  (LaPlace, LA) – Beginning Saturday, August 1, 2015, Riverside Urgent Care located at 3317 Highway 51 in LaPlace will open at 9AM.  Treating patients age 6 months and older for minor injury and illness, the clinic is now open 7 days a week from 9AM-8PM. Riverside Urgent Care is a modern, state-of-the art facility providing walk-in care for minor illnesses ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 27, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERIVER PARISHES WELCOME NEW URGENT CARE CENTERBELLE TERRE URGENT CARE TO OPEN IN LAPLACE SEPTEMBER 2015  LaPlace, Louisiana (July 2015) – WESTBANK URGENT CARE, the highest patient-volume urgent care on the Westbank, today announced they are expanding its facilities to a second location known as Belle Terre Urgent Care. The expansion allows for over 105,000 residents in both ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, July 21, 2015
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                 July 17, 2015(flier attached to corresponding e-mail)Click Here for Flyer  ST. CHARLES PARISH RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR PUBLIC OUTREACH  The St. Charles Parish Office of Public Information recently received two meritorious awards for audiovisual productions and graphic design from the National ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Member News
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015
                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:July 15, 2015    River Region Chamber receives two $50,000 donations from diamond investors       LaPlace, La.— The Dow Chemical Company and Valero’s St. Charles Refinery have each contributed $50,000 to the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s capital campaign. Both companies are recognized as diamond investors within the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                            River Region Chamber hosts education awards luncheon  Garyville, La.— The River Region Chamber of Commerce and Marathon Petroleum Company LP, hosted an Education Awards Luncheon on June 18 for the St. John the Baptist Public School System. The event honored exemplary students, teachers and principals for their ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, July 09, 2015
    Each year DepositAccounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States – more than 6,900 total.  Each institution is graded on a number of factors, including capitalization, deposit growth, and loan to reserve ratios, in order to determine a comprehensive health score.  From the list of 6,998 banks, DepositAccounts.com recognizes those who have shown ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015
    For Immediate ReleaseContact Communications Department985-652-9569 or communications@sjbparish.comGovernor Jindal and First Bauxite CEO Alan Roughead Announce Proposed $200 Million Bauxite Processing Investment in LouisianaManufacturing facility in St. John the Baptist Parish would result in more than 200 new direct and indirect jobs; finished product to be used in the oil and gas drilling ...read more
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