St. Bernard, LA [October 7, 2016] – Southern Services & Equipment, Inc. (SSE), located in lower St. Bernard, has positioned itself to lead the region in custom steel fabrication with the installation of revolutionary robotic technology. SSE’s newly installed PythonX Robotic Structural Fabrication System is one of three hundred systems in operation globally, poising the company for exponential growth.
Chalmette, LA—Through the support of a St. Bernard Parish Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and St. Bernard Parish Office of Film and Television, a professional film industry standard workforce development training will be offered at Nunez Community College. This program is coordinated by Jamie Landry-Zimmer, a film industry workforce development professional, and will be offered free of charge to those who qualify and are selected to participate.
September 14, 2016 (St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana): St. Bernard Parish was recently visited by GNO Inc.’s NextGen Council for a tour of its major economic contributors and emerging industry sectors. The group of business and community leaders were introduced to several St. Bernard companies representing film and digital media, creative arts, maritime, manufacturing, and logistics.
The Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation announced a new partnership with French America Line, America’s premium river cruise experience, to support job creation and economic development in St. Bernard Parish. As such, the French America Line will guarantee 25 jobs and 16 paid internships to St. Bernard residents, create a workforce development program, and promote tourism in St. Bernard Parish.
Nunez Community College announces workforce development training program for the Louisiana film industry. The programs will situate St. Bernard Parish as a center for the development of an indigenous Louisiana film industry.
St. Bernard residents know all to well the challenges facing our neighbors impacted by the recent Louisiana floods. The St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation shares a deep empathy for the affected communities. Here are a few ways to help.
The new arts market has added another shopping destination to the quickly developing Arabi Cultural Arts District. The shop offers local artists a new venue to share and market their collective talents.
St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation welcomes live performance venue. The Valiant Theatre and Lounge is slated to open in September within Studio Arabi, the newly established arts campus in St. Bernard Parish.
Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, will unveil its newest remodeled store in Chalmette, La., during a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, at 3300 Paris Rd.
The St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation (SBEDF), the official economic development organization for St. Bernard Parish, announced its new corporate brand and logo.