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4524FW: Small Business Economic Development Opportunities, Community Redevelopment, and Other Announcements

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  • Jessica Knox
    Oct 22, 2013

      Jessica D. Knox

      HFTA President


      Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:05:46 -0400
      From: kgislesonpalmer@...
      To: dashanna@...
      Subject: Small Business Economic Development Opportunities, Community Redevelopment, and Other Announcements

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       October 22,2013
      Neighbors and Friends,


      A number of announcements, opportunities, and updates for District "C" are below. 


      Yours in Service,



      District "C" Business Information SessionBusiness Clip Art


      October 24, 5:30 - 7 p.m. 

      Algiers Regional Library
      3014 Holiday Drive

      New Orleans, LA 70131


      • "Accessing Business Opportunities" presented by Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
      • "Become a RTA Vendor" presented by Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

      For more information or to RSVP, click here or contact Margarett Frazier, (504) 658-4237, mmfrazier@... .

      Algiers Night with the Pelicans | October 30

      Algiers Economic Development Foundation (AEDF), the Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council, and the New Orleans Pelicans are hosting "Algiers Night" for the Pelicans' Season Opener, October 30 - Pelicans vs. Pacers.
      For more information, visit Algiers Night.

      RTNO & Councilmember Palmer Team Up to Assist Residents in District "C"


      This month, Kristin and staff teamed up with Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO) and the Home Depot Foundation to support volunteers repairing repairing 8 houses for residents and families in Algiers and St. Roch.  


      Volunteers included members of the Krewe of Nyx, Algiers Kiwanis Club, Folgers, Entergy and many others!




      NOLA for Life Day at Sampson Playground in St. Roch 

      On Saturday, October 12, Kristin joined Mayor Mitch Landrieu in NOLA for Life Day in the St. Roch neighborhood. Over 125 volunteers from the neighborhood and citywide came out to help!


      For more information on NOLA for Life and how you can get involved, visit www.nolaforlife.org.  


       NOLA for Life Day St Roch 10-12-13

      Iberville Redevelopment Construction Begins

      On Monday, October 21, Councilmember Gisleson Palmer joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, state and local officials, and residents at the groundbreaking for the Iberville Redevelopment.

      The finished construction project will have 880 units -- a combination of public housing, homes at market-rate and workforce apartments. The units will be on the Iberville's current housing site and in the surrounding neighborhood.

      For more on the Iberville Redevelopment, visit  Choice Neighborhoods New Orleans.

       For more photos, click here.

      Councilmember Palmer Holds Committee on City Sanitation & Recycling Services 

      Today, as chair of the Council's Sanitation & Environmental Committee, Councilmember Gisleson Palmer requested a presentation from the City's Sanitation Services.

      With members of the Administration, she discussed the
      renewed sanitation contracts, bin size, and recycling services. 

      For video and the agenda from today's meeting, click here.
      To view the press release, "City Reaches Agreement on Two Sanitation Contracts" click here.
      Algiers Bike and Walking Path Dedication


      Here's a video from NOLA.com about the Algiers Bike and Walking Path. Video 


      For more photos from the event, click here.
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