• News for Chamber

    Thursday, June 11, 2020
    Leadership River Region strengthens the tri-parish areaLAPLACE – COVID-19 couldn’t stop the Leadership River Region class. While similar programs across Louisiana paused operations when the world turned upside down, the bright and savvy leaders of the River Region opted to complete their classes virtually.Twenty-three individuals graduated from the third-year class of Leadership River Region last ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, 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