Christopher A. Etienne, Sr., Letters From A Father: I Love You (Sponsored)

Dear Son,

My heart is filled with appreciation and gratitude for the love and enthusiasm you display for the church, classroom, community, and culture. I remain committed to creating a culture of excellence for you to thrive and excel in this life’s journey. Indeed, we live in a time of transition for the working family. However, the strength and stability of a healthy, loving family life continue to remain the foundation on which our society is organized. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton argued, “Being a good parent means much more than protecting our children from harm.

McMain HS celebrates Dr. Melanie Moore with new principal meet and greet (sponsored)

We’re ringing the alarm that the new school year has started! Exciting times are ahead as we invite you to a special meet & greet with the new principal of Eleanor McMain Secondary School, Dr. Melanie Moore. All alumni, community members, and parents are invited to join us to welcome Dr. Moore and learn more about this new era of learning & growth. Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023 at 5 p.m.

About InspireNOLA Charter Schools

Founded in 2013, InspireNOLA Charter Schools operates a network of seven public charter schools in New Orleans, including Alice M. Harte Charter School, Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, Dwight D. Eisenhower Charter School, Pierre A. Capdau S.T.E.A.M School, Edna Karr High School, Eleanor McMain Secondary School, and McDonogh 35 Senior High School. InspireNOLA currently serves more than 5,800 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade.

Propeller Announces ’23 Impact Accelerator Ventures (sponsored)

Propeller announces the 20 ventures selected for our nationally recognized Impact Accelerator. This program catalyzes transformative social impact by supporting startup and growth entrepreneurs working towards community oriented solutions to our region’s most pressing challenges in community economic development, education, food, health, and water. There has always been a demand for programs like this, and the COVID pandemic and other challenges from the last several years have increased the need. Consider these statistics:
40 % of businesses do not reopen after disasters, 25% fail in the year following a disaster, and 90% of small businesses fail within 2 years of disaster. At the onset of the pandemic, Black business ownership rates dropped 41% between February and April 2020.

Christopher A. Etienne, Sr., Letters From A Father: Victory Lap Mentality (Sponsored)

Dear Son,

Before my eyes, you’re growing and developing to become a smooth, strong, and smart child. I am proud of you. I have learned from you. And you’ve made me a better father. The late U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson argued, “In the homes of our Nation, we look to the fathers to provide the strength and stability which characterize the successful family.”

Dr. Sharon Latten-Clark Announces District 2 BESE Candidacy (sponsored)

Longtime educator and school leader, Dr. Sharon Clark, is officially announcing her candidacy to serve as the District 2 member on the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). “The essence of a good education is the belief by leaders that every child regardless of circumstances must have a quality education that will transform their present circumstances and expand their future opportunities,” said Clark. “This belief will be my guiding principle as I serve the students, teachers, administrators, and families of District 2.”
With a career in public education spanning over a quarter of century, Clark began as a para educator and English teacher in the Houston Independent school district before coming back to teach English at Fredrick Douglass High School. She went on to serve as an Assistant Principal in Phoenix, Arizona, before coming back home to take the reins Sophie B Wright Public School. Clark led Sophie B Wright prior to Katrina and transformed it into a high performing, open enrollment school for generations of families in New Orleans.

Join Us for Senior Summer Tours 2023, hosted by Chelsey Richard Napoleon, Clerk of Civil District Court (sponsored)

Join Us for Senior Summer Tours 2023, hosted by Chelsey Richard Napoleon, Clerk of Civil District Court! Highlighting “Summer Splash” Pontchartrain Beach and Lincoln Beach. Tours will be offered July 20, August 1, 3, 10. Reach out via email or phone for more information: or 504-407-0106

About the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office for the Parish of Orleans:
The Clerk’s Office consists of two divisions – Land Records and Civil. Our Civil Division is where civil cases — such as personal injury, accidents, successions and foreclosures — are filed.

Support GiveNOLA Day by donating to local organizations across the city (sponsored)

As proud New Orleanians, we are thrilled to share with you all about GiveNOLA Day. This annual event is a day dedicated to giving back to the community and supporting local non-profit organizations that work tirelessly to make our city a better place. Today, GiveNOLA Day will be in full swing, and we encourage everyone to donate what they can to support these organizations. From education to healthcare, to the arts and culture, there are so many fantastic non-profits that rely on donations to keep their doors open and to continue their important work. This year, GiveNOLA Day is especially important as our city continues to recover from the challenges of the past year.

Rich’s Wash Dat: Cleaner car means a clearer mind (sponsored)

When your car is cleaner, your mind is clearer. Having a cleaner car reduces stress, and Rich’s Wash Dat is here to help by offering unlimited plans at everyone’s budget. Convenient locations in the Earhart, Gentilly, Algiers, and Kenner areas offer top quality washes with premium add-ons to ensure the longevity of your car/truck lasts. Take care of your car and your stress level, with free vacuums and air fresheners (when available), all while supporting a locally owned and operated family business. New Orleans locals can spend an unexpectedly large amount of time in their cars, and our personal spaces can frequently amass junk, especially during festival season. It’s a common result of owning a car, from boxes in the trunk, food wrappers on the floor, Mardi Gras throws, to endless water bottles, it happens to all of us.

Here’s why Unique Nola Ghost Tours are a great way to see New Orleans (sponsored)

New Orleans is a fantastic city full of great history and culture, and very walkable, with few hills. A guided walking tour of the city, particularly a ghost tour of New Orleans, is a great way to make sure you don’t miss out on anything! Unique NOLA Tours provides an immersive experience that allows guests to get up close and personal with New Orleans’ history. The Unique NOLA Tours Difference
Monique Hamilton and Christopher Falvey set out to create a business that gives New Orleans locals as well as tourists an experience that they won’t forget. Unique NOLA Tours was founded to fill the need for smaller, more intimate, and accurate ghost tours in New Orleans.