Biz New Orleans - May 2020

Danos Promotes Renee Piper and Nicole Williams

GRAY, La. – Oilfield service provider Danos announced that Renee Piper has been named vice president of marketing, strategy and community affairs. In her new role, Piper is responsible for leading the company's marketing…

MBT Bancshares Declares Cash Dividend

METAIRIE  – MBT Bancshares, the holding company of Metairie Bank & Trust, announced today that its board of directors at its meeting on May 26 declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.50 per share on the common stock of the…

Parade of Homes Goes Live and Virtual in July

NEW ORLEANS - The annual Parade of Homes, presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans, returns July 11-12 and 18-19 to various locations in Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard and St. Charles parishes. Hours are 1 p.m.…

US Economy Shrank at 5% Annual Rate in Q1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at an even faster pace than initially estimated in the first three months of this year with economists continuing to expect a far worse outcome in the current April-June quarter. The Commerce Department…

SBA Rep Will Answer Questions on Zoom

NEW ORLEANS - A representative from the Small Business Administration will answer questions during a Zoom meeting. More details from the SBA: Restarting your Business with EIDL/PPP compliance - SBA Disaster Assistance Loan (April 12th Tornado) Thursday, May 28, 2020…

Waitr Adds to Grocery Delivery Choices in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Waitr, provider of on-demand food ordering and delivery, has announced the addition of more choices for its grocery delivery service in the New Orleans area. A new partnership with Lakeview Grocery is underway for same-day grocery delivery…