Partnership Helps Small Business

St. Tammany Corporation, the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, and the SLU Small Business Development Center are excited to announce their official partnership with Shop Local Nola, the largest directory for verified, locally owned businesses in the Greater New Orleans area, founded by JB Communications, LLC. They are joining other chambers and economic development associations…

The Future of Cancer Care is Here

Ochsner Health and St. Tammany Health System celebrated the grand opening of the new cancer center following the completion of the $50 million facility. At 75,000 square feet, it is double in size of the previous cancer center, increasing capacity to offer more high-quality cancer services and advanced clinical research than have ever been available…

2020 Phoenix Award Recipient

Patton’s Caterers in Slidell received a Phoenix Award from the Chamber for overcoming challenges through the years and continuing to survive and thrive.   In 1954 a young couple began operating their small family business out of the neighborhood grocery store in New Orleans’s ninth ward. They were joined by their five children as the…

2020 All in the Family Award Recipient

Lowry-Dunham, Case & Vivien is the Chamber’s 2020 All in the Family Award recipient in honor of their successful family–owned business establishment. Founded in 1901, they are the oldest insurance company in Slidell and one of the oldest continuously operated businesses in St. Tammany Parish. William Lowry, a highly respected Slidell community philanthropist, joined his…

2020 Innovation Award Recipient

Civil engineering and consulting firm T. Baker Smith is the recipient of the Chamber’s 2020 Innovation Award for demonstrating “out-of-the-box” thinking and creative approaches to all aspects of its business. The toughest pipeline projects are no match for this business’s creativity, dogged determination, and collaboration across its practice areas and its Gulf Coast locations—including Covington—when…

2020 Service with a Smile Award Recipient

Brooks’ Bike Shop is the Chamber’s 2020 Service with a Smile Award recipient for its outstanding customer service. “Great shop and super-friendly proprietor.” “Nothing but fantastic things to say!” “He thinks of everything.” These online customer testimonials say it all. If you have ever met anyone who knows the owner of this business, they will…

2020 Go Give Award Recipient

Pizza Platoon is the St. Tammany Chamber’s 2020 Go Give Award recipient. This award honors a very committed and active business in our community that encourages employee involvement in the community by either giving of their time or money to worthy causes. Pizza Platoon in Slidell is a small family and veteran owned business that…

2020 Site-to-See Lacombe Award Recipient

Northshore Technical Community College is the St. Tammany Chamber’s 2020 Site-to-See Lacombe Award recipient. The award honors a business whose location enhances the appearance of the Lacombe community. Three years ago, this facility opened in Lacombe, bringing a state-of-the-art building to the center of our parish. An addition in 2020 expanded its presence to more…