Daily Biz Minute

Biz Minute 6-25-19

UnitedHealthcare, New Orleans Saints unveil a “Get Fit” Youth Fitness Zone at ReNew SciTech Academy as part of the NFL’s PLAY 60 initiative in this Biz New Orleans Daily Biz Minute.    

Business Blogs

Sno-ing in June

  In New Orleans, we love our Saints, our festivals and our snoballs. And whether its Plum Street or Pandora’s we all have our favorite stand to procure those sweet icy concoctions. Mary Collins’ stand of choice is Downtown 504…

Biz on TV 6-19-19

Five ways to fast-track your retirement savings and find investment vehicles that fit your goals and needs in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.

“Mom, Why Are There So Many Forks?”

  Remember summer vacation from school? Maybe you were looked after by a neighbor lady and had 15 other kids to make up games with, or maybe you went to a different day camp every week to explore your art,…

Calendar

Jun
27
Thu
NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ALLIANCE FOR ITS 2019 ANNUAL MEETING @ Hyatt Regency
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

JOIN NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ALLIANCE FOR ITS 2019 ANNUAL MEETING We are pleased to welcome home our keynote speaker, Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation. Arnold Donald is President & Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & PLC, the world’s largest travel and leisure company. Carnival Corporation & PLC is included in both the S&P500 and the FTSE 100 indices and trades on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges. Mr. Donald has been President & CEO of Carnival Corporation since 2013 and served on the board for 12 years before that. He also serves on the board of Bank of America Corporation and Crown Holdings, Inc. Mr. Donald spent more than twenty years at Monsanto Company as Corporate Senior Vice-President, and President of the Consumer and Nutrition sector and President of the Agricultural sector. After leaving Monsanto, Mr. Donald was Chairman of Merisant Company whose products included the leading global sweetener brands Equal and Canderel. A native of New Orleans, Mr. Donald is an alumnus of St. Augustine High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton College, a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Washington University in St Louis, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Date/Time: Thursday, June 27, 2019 11:00am – 12:00pm Registration & Networking 12:00pm – 1:30pm Program

Sponsor: New Orleans Business Alliance & Hyatt Regency

Jun
30
Sun
Rock, Ride and Rescue @ Rock N Bowl
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for Rock, Ride, & Rescue on Sunday, June 30 from 6-9 pm at Rock N’ Bowl. Enjoy amazing music by Sunpie Barnes and take a chance on amazing items in the silent auction and raffle. This unique fundraiser supports the animal welfare organizations: Louisiana SPCA’s Special Needs Fund, Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center, Molly The Pony Foundation, Louisiana Boxer Rescue, and Krewe of Mid City Mutt Mama’s Dog Rescue. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 100% of proceeds from advance sale tickets will benefit the Louisiana SPCA Special Needs Fund. This fund covers 100% of the cost to treat our adoptable dogs with Heartworm disease and aides in the cost of additional medical treatments. Visit www.la-spca.org/rrr to purchase tickets or for more information call 504.453.3048.

Sponsor: Louisiana SPCA

Jul
13
Sat
Dine Around the World: France @ Foundation Room
Jul 13 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Dine Around the World: France @ Foundation Room

You don’t have to hop on a plane to try authentic food from around the globe! Join us in Foundation Room for a new monthly dinner series, Dine Around the World. This month we travel to France in honor of Bastille Day with Chef’s interpretations of French Cuisine favorites. See the official menu below and tempt your taste buds. This is a four course, family style dinner priced at $55 per person. There will be live French music in the lounge from 5:30PM-9:30PM. Make reservations via OpenTable.

Oct
10
Thu
Signature Chefs Auction @ The Omni Royal Orleans
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Signature Chefs Auction @ The Omni Royal Orleans

Join us for the 2019 New Orleans Signature Chefs Auction, an annual gathering of New Orlean’s finest culinary talent in support of March of Dimes. We are celebrating our success at Omni Royal Orleans, home of our Lead Chef, Tom Wolfe. The Signature Chefs Auction is a high profile black-tie gala that pays tribute to the culinary excellence of our prominent chefs, while raising money to improve the health of all moms and babies. From your arrival at the event you will enjoy the chance to taste from the chef’s creations for a 90-minute tasting experience before taking your seats for the Live Auction and Fund the Mission. Enjoy the night with your friends, while you bid on our unique packages and raise your paddle and give generously to save babies. End the night dancing knowing you gave Moms and babies a chance at a healthy start!

Sponsor: The March of Dimes New Orleans

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Jennifer Kelley – P.O.W.E.R.ful Women

Q: How would you describe your company? Our mission work is focused on the state of Louisiana, I work from home in Metairie. The majority of our fundraising activities occur in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro areas, but…

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