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DG Fuels Named One of the Bioeconomy’s ‘50 Hottest Companies’

VACHERIE, La. (press release) - DG Fuels, a sustainable aviation fuel company, has been included on a list of the 50 Hottest Companies in...

10 Companies Honored as 2024 Louisiana Growth Leaders

BATON ROUGE – From Louisiana Economic Development: LED honored 10 companies as Louisiana Growth Leaders at the 2024 Spotlight Louisiana event Thursday at the Hilton...

The Eliza Jane Hotel Wins International Design Award

NEW ORLEANS — The Eliza Jane hotel (315 Magazine Street) has won a 2024 MUSE Hotel Award in the historical boutique hotel category. The...

Steve Cochran to Receive Coastal Stewardship Award

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana will present its Coastal Stewardship Lifetime Achievement Award to Steve Cochran this May....

Sazerac Bar Earns High Marks from Global Journalists

NEW ORLEANS — Food & Wine’s Global Tastemakers has named the Roosevelt Hotel’s Sazerac Bar the the No. 2 hotel bar in the United...

New Orleans Chefs, Restaurants Among James Beard Nominees

NEW ORLEANS – On April 3, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2024 Restaurant and Chef Awards nominees in advance of the June 10...

Spielberg and Others to Receive WWII Museum’s American Spirit Award

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — The National WWII Museum has announced the 2024 recipients of its American Spirit Award. The award recognizes individuals who,...

World Trade Center New Orleans to Honor Gregory Rusovich

NEW ORLEANS — From the World Trade Center of New Orleans: Gregory Rusovich, CEO of Transoceanic Development, is this year’s recipient of the Eugene J....

ACG Louisiana to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Emeril Lagasse

NEW ORLEANS — ACG Louisiana, a regional chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, has announced that it will present its Lifetime Achievement Award...

Loyola Honors Philanthropist Shawn M. Donnelley

NEW ORLEANS — From Loyola University New Orleans: In recognition of her commitment to service and her ongoing support of Loyola, Shawn M. Donnelley (class...

LWCC Receives Celent Model Insurer Award

BATON ROUGE — LWCC is a winner of Celent’s Model Insurer Award for Legacy and Ecosystem Transformation. Celent is a global research and advisory...

Bienville Capital Group Receives National Recognition 

METAIRIE, La. (press release) – Emmett G. Dupas III, lead partner with Bienville Capital Group, has been recognized by PLANADVISER Magazine as a 2024...

Awards and Honors: Habitat for Humanity, Pontchartrain Conservancy and More

NEW ORLEANS — A roundup of recent awards and honors: New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity received the 2024 Best in Climate Resiliency Award earlier...

Tulane Announces Winners of $50K Demo Day Pitch Competition

NEW ORLEANS — From Tulane University: The Tulane University Innovation Institute has announced the winners of its March 14 Demo Day pitch competition. The event...

N.O. Hospitality Venture Among Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative’

NEW ORLEANS — Hospitality company Oyster Sunday has been named to Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024. Based in...

MSY Earns ‘Best Airport in North America’ Award 3 Years in a Row

NEW ORLEANS – For the third year in a row, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) was among those named Best Airport...

Award Winners: Lyons, Pineda, Qamruddin and More

NEW ORLEANS — A roundup of recent award winners: Accent New Orleans President Diane Lyons has received the 2024 Smart Women in Meetings Award. “This recognition...

New Orleans Hat Seller Honored by France for Service in WWII

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 99-year-old New Orleans businessman best known in the city as a proprietor of his family's landmark hat store on...

Sinnidra Taylor and Thuy Pham Receive Les Dames d’Escoffier Grants

NEW ORLEANS — Les Dames d'Escoffier International New Orleans has announced that Sinnidra Taylor and Thuy Pham will be awarded $2,500 grants as part...

Nominations Open for 2023 Morial Awards

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Urban League of Louisiana have opened nominations for the 2023 Morial...

St. Tammany Chamber Presents Awards

COVINGTON, La. — From the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce: The St. Tammany Chamber presented several awards, including the Tammany Award, the Community Leadership Award...

New Orleanians Among 2024 James Beard Awards Semifinalists

NEW ORLEANS – Several New Orleans restaurateurs are celebrating today after the James Beard Foundation announced its 2024 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists in...

Monica Pierre Among Emmy Winners for Fazendeville Documentary

NEW ORLEANS – Veteran journalist Monica Pierre earned her third career Emmy at the 47th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards Gala in December in...

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience to Honor Donald Link

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience has announced that the 2024 Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award will be...

Maura Donahue Honored for 25 Years with U.S. Chamber

NEW ORLEANS — Maura Donahue, executive vice president of DonahueFavret Contractors, has been recognized for her contributions and leadership during her service in the...

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