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2013-11-21 23:33:38

Central City Home Marks Major Benchmark for New Orleans New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) dedicated its 500th new construction home located at 2525 Delachaise in New Orleans for Denise Brown's family on Friday, November 15, 2013.     Attending the event were Jasmine Haralson of NORA and Julius Feltus, Director of Constituent Services for City Councilperson Latoya Cantrell, in whose district Brown's house is...

2013-11-21 12:29:11

New Orleans Nonprofit Organization Helps Provide Homes for New Orleans Residents Displaced by Hurricane Katrina. NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of America announced today that Rebuilding and Resettlement in Post-Katrina New Orleans: A Model for Recovery was named a Merit Finalist in the 2013 Community Partnership Award competition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/NY13778LOGO) In 2005, Leonard and Louise Riggio created Project Home Again (PHA),...

2013-11-15 23:00:57

NOAHH Hosts Its Second Art Show for New Orleans Students New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) hosted an art show November 14, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the ReStore showcasing work from students at St. Martin’s Episcopal School and Louise S. McGehee School. A commissioned portrait by local artist Victoria Anne Snell was raffled off as part of the fundraiser. Students from kindergarten to grade 12 have created works of art...

2013-11-09 23:03:31

NOAHH and Second Harvest teach healthy cooking. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank Greater New Orleans and Acadiana to host a six week cooking course for New Orleans Habitat Partner Families and AmeriCorps families called Cooking Matters for Adults between October 26 and December 7 at the NOAHH Model Home in the Upper Ninth Ward. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m....

2013-11-01 23:19:53

Order Jazz Musician & Producer Delfeayo Marsalis’ First Book Now at KidstownPress.com New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 “No Cell Phone Day,” the first children’s book written by jazz trombonist and music producer, Delfeayo Marsalis, is available now for purchase at KidstownPress.com. “No Cell Phone Day” follows six-year-old Jazmine, as she gifts her dad a birthday present of spending quality time together without the interruption of cell phones. As a result, father...

2013-10-03 23:23:16

Projects selected will be constructed as resilient housing options in New York, New Orleans and Joplin, MO. “Designing Recovery” is an ideas competition created by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), in partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project, Architecture for Humanity and Dow Building Solutions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 “Designing Recovery” was developed to help survivors of recent natural disasters in three distinct settings – New York...

2013-08-31 23:18:05

Over 400 Homes Built, 100,000 Volunteers, and Counting New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 As NOAHH celebrates its 30 years of building homes, the affiliate’s staff also pauses to consider the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the resultant flooding. While NOAHH’s commitment to the city began in 1983, the storms and floods of 2005 brought a rise in support, awareness, and need that galvanized the affiliate. The primary focus of the affiliate’s growth is often in terms...

2012-10-26 07:24:20

The New Orleans Convention Center partners with groups to build an innovative garden NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, in honor of National Food Day, a time to champion affordable, healthy and sustainable food, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Recirculating Farms Coalition, and New Orleans Food and Farm Network announced their partnership to create a community urban food and farming center on 2.5 acres of land owned by the Convention...

2012-09-24 14:20:33

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flora-Bama, the ageless Honky Tonk, located on the Gulf of Mexico, felt fortunate in having a better than average Labor Day weekend by narrowly escaping Hurricane Isaac's direct path. In 2004, the Flora-Bama wasn't so lucky and took the brunt of Hurricane Ivan's wrath. In the meantime, our neighbors to the west immediately offered the Flora-Bama musicians a refuge to play at the then popular Papa Joe's on Bourbon Street. Recently, when...

2012-05-03 02:34:20

ATLANTA, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Women volunteers will raise their hammers at Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 5-13. This event is a nationwide initiative of Habitat's Women Build program developed in partnership with Lowe's. Now in its fifth year, National Women Build Week challenges women to devote at least one day to creating simple, decent and affordable housing in their local communities. Nearly 31,000 women...