Biz New Orleans - April 2020

Isaacson Will Moderate 'Tulane Innovation' Webinars

NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University will kick off its new virtual Tulane Innovation series Monday, May 4 with a webinar on COVID-19’s health disparities and public impacts. Moderated by best-selling biographer Walter Isaacson, who is also the Leonard Lauder Professor…

Conservative Think Tank Unveils Policy Recommendations

BATON ROUGE — From the Pelican Institute: Today, the Pelican Institute for Public Policy (Pelican Institute) released its Get Louisiana Working Policy Solutions. This plan outlines reforms to key public policy areas to encourage the return of jobs and opportunity…

Evergreen to Initiate New Weekly Service from Port NOLA

NEW ORLEANS — Port NOLA announced that Evergreen Shipping will be providing container service to and from the Caribbean starting April 29. The Evergreen Arkadia will be calling at the Port’s Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. Port NOLA President and CEO…

Ronald McDonald House Seeking Food Donations

NEW ORLEANS – From Ronald McDonald House: When Ronald McDonald House New Orleans temporarily closed its doors in preparation for a termite fumigation in mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic was just beginning its spread throughout the community.  Now, six weeks later,…

JEDCO, Jefferson Chamber to Host Back-to-Business Webinar

METAIRIE - From the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission: JEDCO, Jefferson Parish, and the Jefferson Chamber have committed to the development of a plan that allows for incremental progress in returning to regular work and life. This strategy, developed in…

Virus Pressures Company Profits, Sales

NEW YORK (AP) - The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ EARNINGS…

Plan (Way) Ahead for Your Next Vacation

METAIRIE - From Travel Central: In light of the uncertainties resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, planning for when — and where — we can safely and freely travel again is also a way of kindling hope. So, we say, take…

Palmisano Foundation Preparing COVID-19 Response Program

NEW ORLEANS - From the Palmisano Foundation: The Palmisano Foundation, the charitable arm of Palmisano LLC, has received 501c3 designation as of 2020, and is actively preparing a COVID-19 response program with donations valued at over $60,000.  “From day one,…

PETERMAYER Offers Free Webinar Series

NEW ORLEANS - From PETERMAYER: PETERMAYER has been a part of the New Orleans’ community since 1967. The full-service marketing agency wants to remind the business community and tight-knit city of New Orleans that we are “Never Not Together.” It’s…