Chamber Awards Three College Scholarships

On May 9, 2024, the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce awarded $1,000 scholarships to three St. Tammany high school seniors: Madelyn Smith from Slidell High School, Halle Anne Haaga from Fontainebleau High School and Sadie Ochoa from Northshore High School. The scholarships were funded with proceeds from the Chamber’s 2024 Swinging for Scholarships Golf Tournament.…

The Power of Positivity, How to Train Your Brain

Have you ever met a person who claims to have a black cloud following her around? While everyone passes through stormy periods in life, some people seem to focus only on the rain and turbulence they perceive around them, never enjoying a sunny day, or noticing a rainbow in the sky. To change your personal…

St. Tammany Chamber Supports Recall of St. Tammany Parish Coroner Christopher Tape

As the leading voice of business in St. Tammany Parish, representing 1,100 area businesses and their 37,000 employees, St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce consistently stays informed about issues that affect the quality of life in the parish and its attractiveness to new and continuing businesses. The Chamber’s Board of Directors, after careful consideration, recently voted…

St. Tammany Chamber Supports Florida Parishes Juvenile Justice District Millage Renewal

As the leading voice of business in St. Tammany Parish, representing 1,100 area businesses and their 37,000 employees, St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce consistently stays informed about issues that are being discussed at the state and local governing bodies. The Chamber’s Board of Directors, after a recommendation from the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee, recently…

Legislators Meet with APP Committee

Senator Patrick McMath and representatives Brian Glorioso, Kim Carver and Stephanie Berault made time in their busy schedule to meet with our Advocacy and Public Policy (APP) Committee to discuss their upcoming plans for the legislative session which begin March 11. Bills on transportation, healthcare, education and insurance were included in the discussions. All agreed…

DA Candidates Discuss Issues

Vincent Wynne and Collin Sims participated in our District Attorney Candidate Forum moderated by Andy Canulette, editor of The St. Tammany Farmer and The Tammany Picayune. They are vying to win the remainder of the term of 22nd Judicial District Attorney Warren Montgomery, who passed away in November. Sims is the interim District Attorney. •Click…

Chamber Well Represented at Washington Mardi Gras

Members of the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, including business, civic and elected leaders from across St. Tammany, traveled to Washington Mardi Gras to represent the fourth-largest parish in Louisiana. At the request of Senator Kennedy, the St. Tammany Chamber co-hosted the Economic Development Luncheon with the Monroe Chamber with nearly 900 elected, business, economic…