The New Orleans (LA) Regional Planning Commission (RPC) has partnered with Save the Children, the University of New Orleans, and parish emergency managers in southeast Louisiana to better prepare kids for disasters.
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Just before Memorial Day, I was on vacation in Edisto Island and Charleston, SC, and ushered in the 2012 hurricane season pre-events. As we arrived, Tropical Storm Alberto formed and was making a fuss with gusts of 50 miles per hour coming ashore – no rain but plenty of wind. We had a delightf
By: Kathy Snyder, President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Patrick Donoho, President, Maryland Retailers Association
Jock Menzies, President, American Logistics Aid Network
Oliver R. Davidson, Senior Advisor, Business Civic Leadership Center
The one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is coming up next week, on October 29.
by Shane O'Connor, Program Advisor, FedEx Global Citizenship
Most pet owners share the same feeling -- our pets are part of our family. We care for them and protect their well being the same way we do our children, spouses, siblings, parents, or any other family member.
By Michael Hecht, President and CEO of Greater New Orleans Inc.
By: Dr. Teo A. Babun, Jr., AmericasRelief Team
Like many people, I was shocked and saddened to hear about the shooting tragedy that happened last week in Colorado. But as often happens when tragedy strikes, the community, including the business community, came together in Aurora to help those affected by this terrible crime.