November BGR Luncheon To Feature CBS News President Rhodes

CBS News President David Rhodes

NEW ORLEANS – BGR, a member of the Governmental Research Association, a network of independent organizations studying government and public policies, announced CBS News President David Rhodes will be the guest speaker at the 2016 Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the New Orleans Marriott’s Grand Ballroom, 555 Canal St., at 12:00 p.m.

         Rhodes oversees the news division and all news content for the CBS Television Network, CBS digital platforms and CBS News Radio. This includes the CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, CBS Sunday Morning, Face the Nation, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.


• Table sponsorships are available for $1,250.

• Table sponsorships in the premium area are available for $2,500.

• Individual seating is available for $125.


         Table sponsorship includes:


• Acknowledgement in all promotional materials

• Listing on BGR’s website

• A table for 10 at the luncheon


         BGR’s event sponsors include Whitney Bank and Latter & Blum Inc.

         Table sponsors include:


• Adams and Reese LLP

• Anne and King Milling

• Auto-Chlor Services LLC

• Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.

• Dr. Nicolas G. Bazan

• Bellwether Technology

• Business Council of New Orleans and the River Region

• Canal Barge Company, Inc.

• Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans

• Corporate Realty

• Crescent Capital Consulting, LLC

• Entergy New Orleans, Inc.

• Favrot & Shane/1st Lake Properties

• FishmanHaygood LLP

• Hardy and Eleanor Fowler


• Johnson Rice & Company L.L.C.

• Jones Walker LLP

• King, Krebs and Jurgen

• LaPorte CPAs and Business Advisors

• Leidenheimer Baking Co./NOLA Holdings, LLC

• Liberty Bank and Trust Company

• Liskow & Lewis

• MAC Real Estate, LLC

• Merrill Lynch

• Murphy Institute – Tulane University

• Ochsner Health System

• Patrick F. Taylor Foundation

• Peter Mayer Advertising

• Regions Bank

• Reily Foods Company

• River Birch LLC

• Stirling Properties

• Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.

• The Helis Foundation

• The New Orleans Advocate

• United Way of Southeast Louisiana


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