The St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation (SBEDF) will be hosting a free workshop entitled Reeling ‘Em In: Successful Branding and Marketing for Your Coastal Business on Tuesday, July 28 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Belle Chasse Auditorium.
St. Bernard officials recently held a ribbon cutting for the Central Wetlands Unit and Forty Arpent Canel Access and Enhancement Project.
For the second year, St. Bernard Parish will host St. Bernard Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM at the Pentagon Barracks adjacent to the State Capitol (859 N. Third Street, Baton Rouge).
According to the latest U.S. Census estimates released March 26, 2015, St. Bernard Parish's population grew by 2.4% adding 1.029 residents from July 2013-July 2014. The 2.4% increase represents the highest population growth in Louisiana. St. Bernard is also the fastest growing parish in Louisiana over the past four years with a 23.7% increase, representing 8,512 residents added.
Startup St. Bernard announced Friday, February 20, the finalists for the 2015 entrepreneur pitch competition. The five finalists will pitch to a panel of judges on Monday, March 23, at the Meraux Foundation's Docville Farm during New Orleans Entreprenuer Week (NOEW).