Jefferson Review - 2021

Volunteer Committees

Ambassadors: The Ambassadors serve as the first point of contact for new members and businesses in the community. They meet and greet new members, participate in ribbon cutting ceremonies, and serve at Chamber functions. You must be a Chamber member…

State of Jefferson 2020

When Jefferson Parish leaders met in November 2019 to deliver the annual State of Jefferson, there was an overarching tone of optimism for the progress and innovation they hoped to bring to the region. Of course, no one had any…

Jefferson Chamber Young Professionals

The mission of the Jefferson Chamber Young Professionals is to cultivate future civic and economic leaders of Jefferson Parish and the surrounding community through philanthropic initiatives, education, and leadership development opportunities. The opportunities offered to young professionals fall under four…

An Award-Winning Team

The Jefferson Chamber’s Director of Investor Relations & Special Events, Alex Zarookian, has been named to the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)’s 40 Under 40 list for 2020! ACCE is dedicated to recognizing and supporting the most talented…

LiveWell Jefferson’s 2020 Initiatives

LiveWell Jefferson Virtual Worksite Wellness Summit The 2nd Annual LiveWell Jefferson Worksite Wellness Summit was a 5-day virtual summit featuring a variety of speakers each day on a diverse range of topics. Held from September 16-22, participants increased their knowledge…

Special Events

Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting, presented by Ochsner Health System and held on February 6, 2020, featured a keynote panel focused on how becoming a parish with a regional outlook will strengthen the future of Jefferson. The panel featured newly-installed…

Liberty at the Lake

After many months indoors, Liberty at the Lake, presented by Zito Companies, proved to be much-needed entertainment for the Jefferson Parish Community! The exciting, social-distancing friendly event brought our community together for live music, food, drinks, and fireworks over Lake…

Vision & Voice - Engage 2020

Sponsored by Atmos Energy As part of a larger initiative to connect Jefferson Parish residents with valuable information and critical updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jefferson Chamber and sponsor Atmos Energy presented a 12-part video series called Vision &…

Spend Local Jefferson

The robust and vibrant business community in Jefferson Parish has long been a testament--and one of the key contributors--to the quality of life enjoyed by more than 400,000 parish residents. But when the COVID-19 pandemic and related safety protocols disrupted…

Bites for Knights

In the Spring of 2020, the Jefferson Chamber Foundation created a meal donation program to support local essential workers and first responders working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Known as “Bites for Knights,” the program aimed to…

Leadership Jefferson

Leadership Jefferson is a nine-month program designed to develop a diverse network of dedicated business and community leaders. The interactive workshops expose participants to local leaders and activists working to resolve critical issues facing Jefferson Parish. The application process takes…

A letter from The President & Board Chairman

To our valued stakeholders: Improving the business climate and quality of life in Jefferson Parish and the region has been our mission throughout the past two decades. With our investors in mind, we strive for excellence, maintaining a Five -…