|3/22/2013 || ||Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Opposes School Board Millage Increase Absent Detailed Plan |
| ||The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce announced today its opposition to the 31-mill property tax increase proposed by the Terrebonne Parish School Board due to a lack of a detailed plan and budget for the increased revenue. |
|1/24/2013 || ||Chamber Announces Hire of New President/CEO |
| ||Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Chairman Jennifer Armand announces that the business organization has hired Gordon Crow to serve as the Chamber's new President/CEO.|
|12/5/2012 || ||Houma-Terrebonne Chamber Supports Half-Cent Sales Tax to Complete Morganza Hurricane Protection System |
The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce urges Terrebonne Parish voters to approve a half-cent sales tax on the December 8 ballot dedicated to the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection Project. The Chamber's 30-member Board of Directors voted unanimously to support the tax proposal at the Board's November 13 meeting.
|11/12/2012||NEW CHAMBER AWARDS DEBUT AT JANUARY 22 BANQUET |
The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce will present three new awards at our 2013 Annual Membership Banquet on January 22, designed to recognize a variety of Chamber member businesses, associates, and volunteers whose work strengthens our Chamber and the community.
|10/24/2012|| ||INNOVATION U Seminar to Provide Entrepreneurs and Growing Businesses with Vital Information on Topics to Help Them Succeed |
|10/24/2012|| ||School Board Term Limits Up for a Vote on November 6 Ballot |
| ||On Tuesday, November 6, voters in Terrebonne Parish and nearly every other parish in our state will have that option to decide if school board term limits will be instituted for their local school boards. |
|5/8/2012 || ||Chamber to hold 4th Annual Golf Tournament |
| ||The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th annual golf tournament on June 4 at Ellendale Country Club. |
|4/26/2012 || ||Chamber of Commerce Receives Wal-Mart Foundation Community Grant |
| ||The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce is the proud recipient of a $1,000 Wal-Mart Foundation Community Grant through the local Sam's Club on Martin Luther King Blvd.|
|4/25/2012 || ||Chamber of Commerce Board Member Spotlight |
|4/9/2012 || ||Best of the Bayou Bulletin |
The arrival of Spring also brings to mind that another season is here. It's officially "festival season" in South Louisiana! That is, until the dog days of summer swarm in. You could also say that the fall is festival season; however, festivals really "spring" into action this time of year. Nevertheless, it's the perfect time of year to further introduce our own festival, the Best of the Bayou.
|3/8/2012 || ||Chamber and Quality Hotel to Host Administrative Professional's Day |
The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce and the Quality Hotel will host the 2012 Administrative Professional’s Day on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Quality Hotel, 210 South Hollywood Road, Houma from noon until 1 p.m.
|1/5/2012 || ||New Year Brings Changes to Chamber Committees and Events |
Chamber volunteers and event participants will notice changes this year, some significant and some minor.
|4/15/2011 || ||Chamber and Louisiana Technology Council Announce Partnership |
| ||The Louisiana Technology Council (LTC), a statewide member organization dedicated to advancing economic and social development through technology is pleased to announce a partnership with the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce (HTCC) to bring its programs, events and services to Terrebonne Parish. |
|8/31/2010 || ||Houma-Terrebonne Chamber Recognized as Top in State |
| ||The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce has been recognized as Louisiana’s Large Chamber of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.|
|6/10/2010 || ||U.S. Chamber Awards Houma-Terrebonne Chamber 5-Star Accreditation |
| ||The United States Chamber of Commerce today awarded the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.|
|Member and Community News|
|8/15/2012 || ||TEDA Introduces Business Owners Solutions Symposium, BOSS |
TEDA is introducing an exciting new program this September entitled Business Owners Solutions Symposium, BOSS. The program will be limited to 15 business owners, who have been in business for 15 years or less.
|7/11/2012 || ||Are you prepared? |
| ||The Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) is hosting the Emergency Generator Capacity Program which supports, promotes, and enhances Terrebonne Parish's commitment to disaster recovery. The purpose of this program is to assist with the cost of the installation of a commercial generator transfer switch for businesses that provide goods and services immediately after a disaster event. Grants awarded will range from $1,500 to $3,000.|
|7/11/2012 || ||Protect Your Company From an Emergency! |
The Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government will host a free meeting relating to emergency preparedness for businesses at 6:30 on July 25 at the Houma Civic Center.
|5/14/2012 || ||ADAC’s Jambalaya Cook off to be June 23rd, 2012 |
ADAC's Jambalaya Cook off will be held June 23rd, 2012 in downtown Houma's courthouse square.
|5/14/2012 || ||Houma's "Field of Dreams" Will Come True |
| ||The Recreation District 2-3 and other local officials met to discuss thebuilding of a multi-purpose sports complex located in Houma, otherwise known as the "Field of Dreams." |
|5/14/2012 || ||SBA Offers Free Computer Security Workshops
To Small Business Owners |
Small businesses around the country can take advantage of free computer security workshops to help strengthen their information security, determine their readiness against security breaches and safeguard their business information from computer attacks.
|5/2/2012 ||Quality Customer Service Seminar |
|5/2/2012 || ||TEDA's Business Incubator Initiative Launched |
The Terrebonne Economic Development Foundation (TEDFo), which works in conjunction with Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA), will house a business incubator to stimulate economic growth and promote community and organizational partnerships.
|4/25/2012 || ||The Harley’s are Coming to Town! |
| ||The Houma Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Houma H.O.G. Chapter are proud to announce that Houma has been chosen to host the 2013 LA State H.O.G. Rally on April 4-6, 2013.|
|4/19/2012 || ||TEDA and TPCG will Host Emergency Preparedness Seminar for Businesses |
| ||The Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government will host a seminar relating to emergency preparedness for businesses from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 19 at the Civic Center. |
|4/11/2012 || ||COASTAL COMMERCE RECEIVES CORPORATE MARK OF HONOR |
| ||The Nicholls State University Alumni Federation honored Coastal Commerce with the Corporate Mark of Honor award at its annual Awards for Excellence reception, held Sunday, March 18.|
|4/11/2012 || ||Play a round of golf to help St. Matthew’s Episcopal rebuild |
Grab your clubs and tee off April 30, 2012 at Ellendale Country Club to help St. Matthew's Episcopal rebuild its church and school – and you could win the $10,000 hole-in-one contest.
|4/11/2012 || ||T. Baker Smith Wins 2012 Best Employer Award |
T. Baker Smith (TBS) received the 2012 Best Architect/Engineering/Contractor (A/E/C) Employer Award at the 3rd Annual A/E/C Industry HR Summit in San Francisco, California recently.
|4/11/2012 || ||TEDA encourages international business through LED STEP Program |
LED is offering funds through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program that is designed to help small businesses export and raise the value of those already exporting. The program is a three-year pilot trade and export initiative authorized by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010.
|4/11/2012 || ||The Courier Presents the TGMC 5K Run for Excellence and Cajun Food Festival |
The Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence in Public Education (TFAE) is preparing for The Courier Presents the TGMC 5K Run for Excellence and Cajun Food Festival to be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012, in downtown Houma. An exciting evening packed with fun, delicious food, cold beverages, and the band Souled Out will entertain live on stage from 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm.
|3/22/2012 || ||BBQ lunch to benefit rebuilding of St. Matthew’s Church & School |
Tickets are available for a barbecue lunch to benefit the rebuilding of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church and School building.
|3/22/2012 || ||Bow2Stern/Engine Starting Products Announces
Asset Acquisition of L&H Electric Co. Inc. |
Bow 2 Stern Services / Engine Starting Products and its owners Harry "Buster” Naquin and Shane Thibodeaux are pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of L&H Electric Co. Inc. from Shamrock Management L.L.C. of Houma.
|3/22/2012 || ||Fire Suppression Systems Association Presents Leadership Award at 2012 Annual Forum |
Roger Bourgeois, Founder and President of Bourgeois & Associates, Inc. was presented with FSSA's Leadership Award during the President's Banquet at its 2012 Annual Forum in Rancho Mirage, California.
|3/22/2012 || ||The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center announces the thirteenth annual Ladybug Ball |
| ||The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center will be producing the thirteenth annual Ladybug Ball. This festival has been an educational resource for children and families in the Houma area since 2000. This event enables students to learn about the benefits of particular insects while participating in hands-on activities focusing on the protection and preservation of the environment. The thirteenth annual Ladybug Ball will take place on the grounds of the Southdown Plantation on April 21, 2012 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|3/22/2012 || ||Walters, Meyer, Trosclair & Associates Announces Open Position |
|3/13/2012 || ||The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center announces the thirteenth annual Ladybug Ball |
| ||The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center will be producing the thirteenth annual Ladybug Ball. This festival has been an educational resource for children and families in the Houma area since 2000.|
|3/8/2012 || ||HOUMA HOPE FOR KIDS GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS ST. JUDE |
Ellendale Country Club in Houma will host the 1st Annual Houma Hope For Kids Golf Tournament benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The charity event is organized by Yancey Law Firm Bayou Charities, Inc., also in Houma, and will be held Monday, March 26, 2012, with a tee time of 7:30 am, according to Patrick Yancey.
|3/8/2012 || ||The South Louisiana Economic Council Offers Training for Entrepreneurs and Business Startups |
The South Louisiana Economic Council is offering training for entrepreneurs and business startups. The training will be conducted in ten, two-hour sessions beginning Tuesday, March 13. Each segment will cover an essential component of business startup and management and will include expert speakers in the fields of marketing, finance, accounting, business plan development and other essential aspects of business.
|2/27/2012 || ||TEDA Brings Contractor's College to Houma-Terrebonne |
Terrebonne Economic Development Authority (TEDA) is hosting a Contractor's College, the innovative training program that prepares contractors for the State Contractor's Licensing Exam, the weekend of March 10 and 11 at the South Central Planning and Development Commission.
|2/6/2012 ||Quality Hotel Offers Mardi Gras Savings |
|2/6/2012 || ||Terrebonne Mini Grant available for small businesses |
The Terrebonne Economic Development Foundation (TEDFo), which works in conjunction with Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA), announces its Terrebonne Mini Grant Program that is available to assist small businesses.
|1/25/2012 || ||LED and SCPDC announce Business Incentives Seminar and Clinic |
The Louisiana Economic Development Department and South Central Planning and Development Commission are again teaming up to sponsor a Business Incentive Seminar and Clinic on Tuesday, March 2nd from 9:00 am until 3 pm at the office of SCPDC, 5058 W. Main, Houma, LA.
|1/18/2012 ||Orange Leaf America's Frozen Yogurt Grand Opening |
|1/6/2012 ||Quality Hotel Offers Valentines Day Package |
|1/6/2012 ||TEDA Announces Open Position; Communication Specialist |
|1/5/2012 || ||LWC Seminar Jan. 10 to Highlight Online Filing for Businesses |
The Louisiana Workforce Commission will hold a seminar for employers on electronic filing of quarterly wage and tax reports on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Terrebonne Parish Library Main Branch, 151 Library Drive, Houma.
|1/5/2012 || ||TEDA Seeking Communication Specialist |
|11/10/2011|| ||NICHOLLS ESTABLISHES SCHOLARSHIP FOR CANCER SUFFERERS, SURVIVORS |
In memory of Robyn Adele Ford, a Nicholls State University education student who passed away this week after a battle with cancer, the Nicholls College of Education has joined Ford's family in establishing a memorial scholarship for high-achieving students who have also contended with the disease.
|11/8/2011 || ||NEW MARY BIRD PERKINS CANCER CENTER AT TGMC OPENS |
| ||The new state-of-the-art Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC facility opened its doors to the community on Wednesday, October 12 – expanding the Center's comprehensive services in the Bayou Region. |
|11/8/2011 || ||NICHOLLS NAMES ‘WHO’S WHO’ HONOREES |
Nicholls State University will be represented by 80 students in the 2011 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”
|11/8/2011 || ||NICHOLLS STRINGS TO PERFORM THIS MONTH |
Musicians with the Nicholls State University Department of Music's strings program will perform two free concerts this month, both open to the public.
|11/8/2011 || ||NICHOLLS TO HONOR VETERANS IN PUBLIC CEREMONY |
Paying tribute to all veterans past and present, Nicholls State University will host a Veterans Day ceremony in the campus quadrangle at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11. The public is encouraged to attend.
|11/8/2011 || ||TERREBONNE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER EARNS ACR ACCREDITATION |
Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material, ingested by the patient, to diagnose and treat a variety of disease, including many types of cancers, heart disease, and certain other abnormalities within the body.
|10/13/2011|| ||“A Night at the Boo-Seum” discounted tickets on sale now |
The Bayou Country Children's Museum (BCCM) will hold their 3rd Annual "Night at the BOO-seum” Halloween fundraiser on Friday, October 21st from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Town Center of Acadia Plantation, near the future site of the BCCM, off of Percy Brown Road in Thibodaux.
|10/13/2011||Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center's October Calendar of Events |
|10/13/2011|| ||MARIO LOPEZ TO HEADLINE ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS OF THE SOUTH’ FOR NICHOLLS CENTER |
The Louisiana Center for Women and Government, headquartered at Nicholls State University, invites the public to "Dancing with the Stars of the South” Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. Headlining the celebrity guest list is Mario Lopez, "Dancing with the Stars” finalist and host of "America's Best Dance Crew.”
|10/13/2011|| ||Photography Program for Teens at Terrebonne Parish Main Library |
| ||Calling all teens! Do you love photography and want to learn more about it? Professional photographer Tiffany McCullough will give a photography presentation and conduct a darkroom photography activity using pinhole cameras for teens.|