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2014-08-22 12:24:39

ESSENCE Communications, the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans Announce 5-Year Contract Extension for the ESSENCE Festival(TM) NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announced an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival (TM) through 2019. "We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another...

2014-08-21 08:25:11

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friends of the Cabildo, support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host the 28th Annual Ghostly Galavant Weekend Fundraisers, October 25-26 and 31. The three-day event offers Ghostly Galavant Tours, Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26 and Ghostly Galavant Eat, Drink and Be Scary Costume Party, Halloween, Friday October 31. Ghostly Galavant Tours, October 25-26 will depart every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each...

2014-08-20 23:02:03

SEAA is proud to announce the 2015 seminar is returning to New Orleans, LA. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Board of Directors of Southeast Acquirers Association, Inc., is proud to announce that the 2015 SEAA Seminar will return to New Orleans, LA. The show is scheduled for April 20-22, 2015, at the New Orleans Marriott, located at 555 Canal Street. “The Marriott is a perfect location for enjoying the New Orleans experience,” said Martin Drake, completing his final term as SEAA...

2014-08-19 12:25:36

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coats Rose Law Firm is pleased to announce 18 attorneys in the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). The guide honored firm lawyers in Austin, Dallas Houston, League City, New Orleans and San Antonio in 15 areas of practice including: real estate law, construction law, litigation, litigation-construction, commercial litigation,...

2014-08-12 23:10:32

Patient engagement is a leading concern for all New Orleans hospitals. Recognized as a leader in interactive patient care by GetWellNetwork, Inc., West Jefferson Medical Center has made great strides for the hospital and its patients. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, has announced West Jefferson Medical Center as one of the recipients of this year’s IPC Awards, which recognizes health care leaders...

2014-08-06 23:10:08

Treatment for STEMI heart attacks is crucial for the overall quality care provided by hospitals in New Orleans. As a leader in this field, West Jefferson Medical Center has been awarded American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 West Jefferson Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is the only recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award out of all hospitals in New Orleans. The...

2014-08-04 23:04:10

Apptitude and The Houston Zoo have just launched Houston Zoo Kids, an engaging, fully-illustrated educational game for kids that teaches them about animals and global conservation issues in the wild. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Houston Zoo has partnered with Apptitude to develop a game for kids to help children aged 4 to 10 learn about global conservation and environmental issues. Houston Zoo Kids has just launched and is available to play now for free at...

2014-07-25 12:25:05

New Orleans Pelican Point Guard Jrue Holiday Provides an Assist by Encouraging Local Children to Practice Healthy Habits NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a partnership spanning more than 20 years, Colgate-Palmolive proudly joined the National Dental Association (NDA) today for the launch of NDA-HEALTH NOW - a new health initiative that will send dental professionals, physicians, optometrists and nurses into New Orleans' underserved communities to provide free...

2014-07-23 16:22:14

NEW ORLEANS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) CEO Dominik Knoll welcomed Jack Gerard, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API) for a special luncheon program on July 17 at the Westin Canal Place Hotel. The special event was hosted by the WTCNO Energy Committee with support from the Tulane Energy Institute. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129699 Gerard spoke passionately about the need for strong...

2014-07-17 08:35:44

Newly Remodeled Store Celebrates Grand Opening with Special Offers, Ribbon Cutting FORT WORTH, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack will celebrate the opening of the company's fifth interactive remodeled store in the New Orleans area starting Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. The newly remodeled store is located at 717 Canal Street and marks RadioShack's continued effort to revitalize area stores. RadioShack is proud to maintain its presence in the New Orleans community for more than 46...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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