Biz New Orleans - April 2020

Gotcha Covered HR Answers Your COVID-19 Business Questions

NEW ORLEANS - “Uncertain” has become an appropriate descriptor for the COVID-19 world pandemic.  This uncertainty applies to business owners and managers as they navigate uncharted territory when it comes to human resources procedures.  Gotcha Covered HR, a New Orleans-based,…

Entergy Extends Disconnect Grace Period Until May 15

NEW ORLEANS - From Entergy New Orleans: Entergy has extended the suspension of customer disconnections for non-payment. While the Company’s initial suspension does not expire until April 15, 2020, it has become clear that because of both the direct and…

Catholic Charities Designates Food Pickup Locations

NEW ORLEANS - From Catholic Charities: With the disruption in the distribution chain due to the coronavirus pandemic, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is requesting that all clients who have signed up to receive boxes through its Food for…

St. Tammany Quality Network Announces Awards

COVINGTON – From the St. Tammany Quality Network: St. Tammany Quality Network presented the 2020 first quarter Medical Director’s Award to Drs. Joshua Yellen, Sunil Purohit, Joshua Sleeper, and Ross Hogan for their involvement with the development and implementation of…

NOLA Public Schools Releases OneApp Results

NEW ORLEANS – (March 31, 2020) – From NOLA Public Schools: Today, NOLA Public Schools released K-12 OneApp placement results for the 2020-2021 school year. Families can log-in and review those placement results by visiting: http://oneapp.force.com. Early Childhood results are…

Travel Central Helps you Travel ... Virtually

METAIRIE – From Travel Central: Since the US Department of State has issued a Level 4 travel advisory, stating that citizens should avoid travel globally, the advisors at Travel Central are sharing their tips and links for ways to travel…

Copeland's Giving Away Meals to Promote Delivery

NEW ORLEANS — From the Copeland’s Family of Restaurants: The Copeland’s Family of Restaurants is proud to announce a new program #FeedYour___. The program entails purchasing a meal from any Copeland’s New Orleans and donating it to a healthcare worker,…

LLS Man & Woman of the Year Kickoff Will Go On

NEW ORLEANS - Imagine the fear right now of someone whose immune system is compromised. Imagine having a child like this? A loved one? The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world’s largest nonprofit health organization dedicated to funding blood…

Cox Media Offering Free Advertising to Local Restaurants

NEW ORLEANS - From Cox Communications: Cox Media in Louisiana announced today an opportunity to help customers during the Covid-19 crisis. With restaurants shifting their focus to delivery and takeout services, Cox Media understands that consistent business is paramount right…

WYES Resumes Local Programming

NEW ORLEANS —  WYES TV turns 63 years old today. The station says its gift to the community is the return to broadcast of its two long-running local programs, Informed Sources (featuring Biz New Orleans Editor in Chief Errol Laborde)…

Jefferson Chamber to Host Conference Call with Scalise

METAIRIE - From the Jefferson Chamber: The Jefferson Chamber is excited to announce that Congressman Steve Scalise is partnering with us for an informative conference call, presented by AT&T, at 5:30 p.m. CT Wednesday, April 1 to discuss the coronavirus,…

Kiki Baker Barnes, PhD – P.O.W.E.R.ful Women

Q: How would you describe your business? Kiki Baker Barnes LLC is a certified John Maxwell speaker, trainer and coach committed to helping youth and young adults unlock their leadership potential.   Q: When did you launch?  August 9, 2016…

Cash Flow Management During a Crisis

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Businesses and individuals in the Gulf South are no strangers to disasters. The coronavirus pandemic is a disaster unlike those we have seen before – its reach is wide and duration uncertain. Business leaders, however,…