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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 5 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 7 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

2015 Francisco…

Jul 9 - 9, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's 2015 Francisco Bouligny Lecture will… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 9 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

San Fermin in Nueva…

Jul 9 - 12, 2015
The 9th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Smoothie King Center…

Jul 10 - 11, 2015
Garth Brooks is bringing his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood to the Smoothie… more

Toast & Tiki Tails

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
Toasts & Tiki-Tails" will be held at the NO Fleas Market  during… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

The Ritz Carlton New Orleans Appointments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Char Thian
Director of Public Relations
504-670-2817
Char.Thian@RitzCarlton.com

APPOINTMENTS:
DONNA BROWN, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
MATTHEW HELMS, ASSISTANT ROOMS EXECUTIVE
ABE CHANEY, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
LINDA LE HOFFMANN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS

NEW ORLEANS, La. - December 8, 2011-Donna Brown has accepted the position of Director of Operations and Mr. Matthew Helms has accepted the position of Assistant Rooms Executive for The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

Donna Brown is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the JW Marriott in New Orleans, where she held the position of Director of Operations since 2009. A graduate of Loyola University, Brown has spent the majority of her career with Marriott International in New Orleans. She began her career at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel in 1988 and held positions at the Residence Inn, Courtyard, and Renaissance Hotels of New Orleans.

Matthew Helms is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Nigel where held the title of Director of Housekeeping since July 2010. He joined Marriott International in August 2003 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Abe Chaney started with The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans in October 2006 as Chief Engineer and was since promoted to Assistant Director of Engineering. Chaney has been with Marriott International since June 2002, and he has over 20 years of engineering experience.

Linda Le Hoffmann is joining the The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the Renaissance Pere Marquette and Renaissance Arts properties where she was the Human Resources Manager with oversight of both hotels. Prior to the Renaissance properties she was the HR Manager for the New Orleans Marriott.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 74 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe with future openings which include The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong which will open as the highest hotel in the world. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.

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