SBA Louisiana Presents Small Business Workshop in St. Bernard Parish

CHALMETTE – The Louisiana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center of Greater New Orleans (LSBDC) will be presenting a free workshop for small business owners and the community on Thursday, November 6. The workshop will be hosted by the St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce and the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation and will feature Melissa Daigrepont, Economic Development and Public Information Officer for SBA Louisiana, and Dr. Michael P.

Economic Development Administration Awards Federal Grant to St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation and Nunez Community College

The United Stated Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration recently awarded a $40,000 matching grant through the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission to support ongoing economic development initiatives in St. Bernard Parish which will have a New Orleans regional impact. The principal partners in this grant, the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation (SBEDF) and the Nunez Community College Foundation Board, will each contribute a $20,000 match to the grant.