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Awards, officials announced at Chamber of Commerce banquet

via Houma Today By Jordon Legendre Staff Writer

The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce presented community awards and introduced the 2017 officers and board of directors during its 88th annual banquet Wednesday night at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.
The new chamber leadership is:

• Kathleen Theriot, Coaching for Change, chairwoman.
• Jason Bergeron, Technology Professionals, chairman-elect.
• Chad Hebert, Workforce Logistics, treasurer.
• Earl Eues Jr., KEE Environmental Services, immediate past chair.

Vice chairs:

• Michael Garcia, South Louisiana Medical Associates, community development.
• Paul Labat, Foundation for TGMC, chamber development.
• Mitchell Marmande, Delta Coast Consultants, infrastructure and economic development […]

Safe Transportation For Medical Needs

9.02.2016
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Being bed-bound or requiring a wheelchair to move around, a person's transportation needs become more demanding and, at times, harder to cater to. For starters, the lack of sufficient ramps for wheelchairs will often times force the use of portable, folding wheelchair ramps. But the transportation problems of people who need a hand to get around do not stop here. There is also the issue of finding the most suitable transportation means for these people, as well as the need to ensure high levels of safety whole on the road and when parked.

The Use Of […]

How Investments Can Help Local Communities Growth

9.02.2016
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Small towns and local communities should be seen as small realities that, in some ways, reflect in their smaller size the same mechanisms and circumstances that work in larger realities, such as big metros, capital cities and, more widely speaking, the entire Country.

This implies a reflection about the economic relationship between the small community and the larger nationwide economical conditions. Basically, the larger small communities grow, the better the entire Nation grows as well.

Actually, there’s a deep relationship and a direct proportion between what happens at a lower level and what happens at the […]

Gov. Edwards Announces Solutions to Stabilize Louisiana Budget

Gov. Edwards Announces Solutions to Stabilize Louisiana Budget

Governor John Bel Edwards announced plans to begin solving two years of critical budget shortfalls. Governor Edwards is working collaboratively with leaders across the state to tackle the problems resulting from eight years of unsound budgeting practices, coupled with lower-than-expected state corporate income tax collections over the past year and, to a lesser extent, the impact of a sharp drop in oil prices.

“This is not the budget plan I want to bring in my second week in office, but these problems are bigger than our state has […]