Louisiana Business News

Louisiana Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Louisiana, U.S.A. (La., LA), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


New Fine Art Photography Coffee Table Book Features Lafreniere Park

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The summer of 2020 will have varied meanings for people around the world. For Eugene L. Brill, a nature photojournalist and nonfiction author, it meant inspirational walks around New Orleans’ Lafreniere Park. In his newly-released coffee table book, “Summer of 2020: Walks at Lafreniere Park,” Brill shares the history and photography of this natural oasis which includes a staggering number of bird species.

Sunpro Solar First to Install New NeON LG Solar Panel In US

MANDEVILLE, La., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunpro Solar announced today that they will be the first solar contractor in the U.S. to install the new series of LG NeON 355 watts solar panels. These new modules are more aesthetically appealing and perform with cutting-edge high efficiency to bring more savings to homeowners.

Phillip Snowden Formally Announces His Run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District

MONROE, La., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Phillip Snowden Campaign announces, mentor and retired engineer, Phillip Snowden on August 29, 2020 will officially announce his candidacy to represent the hard-working people of Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District. The announcement will occur at 11 a.m. in his childhood home of Dubach, Louisiana near the Hamilton Warehouse Event Center (124 Hico Street).

hampr Announces Last-Mile Delivery Healthcare Division, Presto Health

LAFAYETTE, La., Aug. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — hampr, a Lafayette, Louisiana-based start-up, announced a newly created healthcare division, Presto Health, today. Presto Health is a last-mile delivery platform built specifically for a variety of use cases in healthcare and will launch starting with prescription delivery.

SUNPRO SOLAR Ranks No. 372 on 2020 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

MANDEVILLE, La., Aug. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SUNPRO SOLAR announced today that Inc. magazine ranked Sunpro Solar No. 372 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. With a three-year growth of 1,235%, Sunpro Solar is one of the nation’s fastest growing solar companies.

Running Of The Bulls Only Sorta Canceled Due To Pandemic – 14th rendition of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans changes format, again

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC has found a way to carry on the fun of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans with an online gathering of amigos. The three-day event that usually spans many blocks and venues in the city of New Orleans will be shortened to a few hours, but expanded to venues around the world.

Growing Local Collaborative Increases Food Deliveries and Resources in NOLA Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the various organizations that make up the Growing Local Collaborative – Recirculating Farms Coalition, Top Box Foods Louisiana, SPROUT NOLA, New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, and Liberty’s Kitchen – in partnership with Market Umbrella and the Crescent City Farmers Market, are ramping up efforts to keep New Orleans residents fed and healthy by organizing food distribution from farms to families and mapping important resources.

Louisiana Soccer Association Adds TeamSnap As New Technology Partner

BATON ROUGE, La. and BOULDER, Colo., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana Soccer Association, a state association of the United States Soccer Federation, announced today it has signed a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the leader in integrated sports management.

New Orleans tech companies and training organizations come together to help prepare youth and young adults for emerging tech job market

NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LifeSkills Foundation will host the first annual Tech-2-Talent Youth Expo on Saturday, March 14 from 1 – 5:30 p.m. at the Mel Ott Multi-Purpose Center located at 2301 Belle Chasse Highway in Gretna, La.

Dryades YMCA Partners with the Recirculating Farms Coalition

NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dryades YMCA is partnering with the Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), a sustainable farming and food justice advocacy organization. RFC will relocate its farm – Growing Local NOLA – to YMCA-owned land on Jackson Avenue, where it crosses Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in Central City, just a few steps from the Dryades Y building.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Women2Women Conversations Tour Comes to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Women2Women New Orleans panel will feature a dynamic discussion with Tina Meilleur, Founder of Design Your Success; Ingrid Rinck, Founder of Sensible Meals; Klassi Duncan, Director of Women’s Business Resource Center for the Urban League of Louisiana; Amy B. Bakay, President of HR NOLA, and moderator Sarah Chamberlain, Founder and President of Women2Women.

Coastal restoration and education high priority topics at upcoming USGBC Louisiana’s FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, October 18, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Louisiana Chapter will host its fourth annual FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability at Tulane University’s Lavin-Bernick Center, 29 McAlister Drive New Orleans from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme, Building a Stronger Louisiana by Nurturing the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders, will bring green industry professionals from across the region together to discuss how to move the state towards a more sustainable and resilient future.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Alexandria to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Alexandria.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Lake Charles to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed has spread this information in Lafayette and Shreveport and is now taking these findings to Lake Charles.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Event in Lafayette to Help Reduce Debt in Louisiana’s Low-Income Communities

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last month, Louisiana Appleseed released its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color in its report “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt.”

Running of The Bulls Rescheduled Due to Hurricane Barry – 13th Rendition of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans Moves to Aug. 23-25

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Running of The Bulls Gets Lucky for 13th Edition – San Fermin in Nueva Orleans runs July 12-14 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, aka The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Spring Creek Labs to Exhibit at MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring Creek Labs Inc. announced today that thousands of cannabis industry innovators and 250 exhibitors will meet at MJBizConNEXT. The event will take place on June 12-14, 2019 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Caregivers Will Be Honored as ‘Saints’ in New Orleans ‘Gift Bag Assembly’ Event, Organized by ACSIA Partners

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the New Orleans Saints give their all on the football field, caregivers give their all in sickrooms, bedrooms, and care centers. They are also “saints.” They will be honored for their devotion in a “Caregiver Gift Bag Assembly & Giveaway” event, 4 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans. Organized by ACSIA Partners, the event will include representatives from a dozen care-related organizations.

National Behavioral Health Conference Scheduled in New Orleans, October 28 – 31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2018 59th Annual National Dialogues on Behavioral Health (NDBH) conference will be held in New Orleans at the Renaissance Arts Hotel from October 28 – 31, 2018, and is titled “Reinventing the Behavioral Health Workforce: Implementing Innovative Solutions.”

Running of The Bulls In New Orleans 2018 Whups Butts for Its 12th Year

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC steps up to the big leagues for the 12th edition of the ever-growing San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Los Pastores of Nola Bulls took a step forward booking The Crystal Method, so 2018 promises to be an amazing year of music, food, drinks and what lovers of New Orleans like to do: Laissez les bons temps rouler.

The Running of The Bulls in New Orleans Turns It Up to Eleven

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC announces the full lineup for the 11th edition of the world famous San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO), a.k.a. “The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans.” Organizers say they are committed to transcending the farthest reaches of joy currently known to mortal men, taking this event it to the ultimate limits good times, great food, tasty drinks, and general feelings of “Por Que No?” or Why Not?

Attorney Bernard Walsh Attended the Southern Trial Lawyers Association Mardi Gras Conference

NEW ORLEANS La., March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh Esq. of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh attended the 29th Annual Southern Trial Lawyers Association Mardi Gras Conference. Bernard Walsh is an active member in multiple legal organizations including the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Get Your Running Shoes Ready: The 9th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans Set for July 11

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO), the founders of the New Orleans Running of the Bulls, have planned four days of special events, including the 9th Annual El Encierro, or running the bulls – New Orleans-style! This year will be celebrated as El Ano Rosa (The Pink Year) to honor co-founder Beth Hanning, who successfully battled breast cancer after having been diagnosed shortly after SFNO2014.

Johnny Fatheree announces candidacy for Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, District Five

DOWNSVILLE, La., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fatheree for BESE Campaign announced. Johnny Fatheree was born and reared on the Southside of Monroe, Louisiana and currently resides on Lake D’ arbonne in Union Parish. He graduated from Ouachita Parish High School in 1971, and attended Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) for a brief time.

American Roofing and Building Supply Sustains Wind and Hail Damage

METAIRIE, La., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Monday brought some reports of more hail near the Louie Armstrong International Airport and the reports of hail and high winds reaching 111 MPH extended from the airport to the causeway bridge, just east of the city limits,’ says Michael Sims Sr., of American Roofing and Building Supply.

1-2 Inch Hail Hammers Homes in Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La., April 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On a day already associated with bad imagery, April 15 – golf ball sized hail was reported near New Orleans, La. Melissa Henriquez, exterior design specialist with American Roofing and Building Supply in Metairie, La., said, ‘The golf ball sized hail that hammered the area in Garyville, LaPlace and larger hail that battered Kenner, Metairie and New Orleans is something that is becoming a far too common occurrence in spring and early summer storms.’

David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, opening the ProfitStars Educational Conference and Technology Showcase (PEC) as Keynote Speaker

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and thought leader on Relationship Economics(R), will be presenting the keynote address at the 2015 ProfitStars(R) Educational Conference and Technology Showcase (PEC) on March 17, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Governor Bobby Jindal Proclaims March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drew’s Tunes Foundation is proud to announce that Governor Bobby Jindal has proclaimed March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, which is a diagnosis of exclusion impacting around 200 toddlers each year in United States.

American Roofing Supply to display at International Roofing Exposition in New Orleans

METAIRIE, La., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Roofing Supply will be the only family owned roofing supply company from the greater New Orleans area to have an exhibition booth at the International Roofing Exposition held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center February 24-26, 2015.

American Roofing Supply opens in Metairie, Louisiana

METAIRIE, La., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Roofing Supply has relocated and kicks off its grand opening February 2, 2015 at its new showroom and warehouse at 2009 Hullen St. in Metairie. We have doubled the size of our showroom and created an attractive design center which is very home owner and contractor friendly.

Running of The Bulls in New Orleans Makes Super Move in 2012

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If past years are any indication, the crowd of partiers may double for the 6th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2012 (SFNO) from July 12 – 15, hosted by Nola Bulls, LLC. The New Orleans incarnation of Running of the Bulls features roller derby skaters Big Easy Roller Girls and roller derby skaters from around the world as RollerBulls(TM): horned-helmet wearing, plastic bat wielding, crowd chasers. (VIDEO)

Embracing New Orleans Soul with Style – NOLA Shirts

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the aftermath of the recent Mardi Gras madness that engulfs New Orleans this time of the year, one man’s hope to bring awareness to the city’s unique nature and spirit has emerged in the public eye, and caught national attention. A few days following Hurricane Katrina’s impact on the city, Billy Schell, Owner/CEO of NOLA Shirts, created a brand embroidered on high quality shirts, hats, and apparel.

New Orleans Electrician Lights Up The New Year Putting Community First

NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While most New Orleanians have been focused on LSU and Saints football, one local resident has put football aside for the moment to help a family in need. Devoting a portion of his company’s time and resources through the recent Christmas holidays and new year, Ciro Pennino, owner of Trinity Electric, LLC is helping one local couple finally get back into their home by providing complete electrical rewiring services and making the home ready to pass city code inspections.

Running of the Bulls in New Orleans Marks 5th Year with Biggest Fest Yet!

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some people mark their 5-year anniversary with a wooden gift, perhaps a replica of an official Major League Baseball Louisville Slugger. Nola Bulls does it with baseball bats too, only theirs are plastic and wielded by Rolling Bulls! San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of ‘Roller Bulls’ on its streets again, led by the Big Easy Rollergirls. El Encierro, or Running of the Bulls in New Orleans, is the featured event in a 4 day festival from July 7-10, 2011.

SYGNVS Integrated Solutions Named to the Sage North America President’s Circle for 2010

COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SYGNVS Integrated Solutions, Inc. a Sage North America business partner specializing in the sales, installation, and support of Sage ERP MAS 90, Sage ERP MAS 200, and Sage MIP Fund Accounting has been named to the Sage America President’s Circle for the 2010 business year.

ShipCom Appoints TCS as HF Radio Consultant

COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShipCom, a provider of High Frequency (HF) maritime single sideband voice and electronic mail services has appointed Tusa Consulting Services (TCS) as its authorized radio consultant supportive of emergency operations throughout the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and coastal Texas.

Hundreds of Bulls to be Released on New Orleans Streets!

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since 2007 the streets of New Orleans’ French Quarter have seen a growing number of gorings from rolling bulls. San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2010 (SFNO) promises to provide more of the same during the annual Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Nola Bulls, LLC (Nola Bulls) presents its fourth homage to Pamplona’s Sanfermines with events from July 9-11th, 2010.