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Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
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Lakefront Arena…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Demi Lovato's World Tour makes a stop at the Lakefront Arena - this will be one… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 17 - Oct 15, 2014
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Pat O'Brien's Halfway…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
The Leprechauns will make a mid-year appearance this year when Pat O'Brien's… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

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Sep 17 - Nov 19, 2014
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Sep 17, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
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Tom Gibbs presents…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it took on… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 17 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

American Theater…

Sep 18 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

Dillard’s 2014 Brain…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
Dillard University's 2014 Brain Food Lecture Series promises to serve up a… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 18 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 18 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
MC Lyte will spend an evening discussing her new release "Dear John"… more

The Hike for KaTREEna Big TREEsy Giveaway for New Orleans

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:     
Connie Uddo, Executive Director
(504) 415-8434-cell / (504) 644-4125-office
info@hikeforkatreena.org

 

The Hike for KaTREEna Big TREEsy Giveaway for New Orleans
Hike for KaTREEna partners with the City of New Orleans Department of Parks & Parkways
for the third of five tree-giveaway events

NEW ORLEANS (November 28, 2012) - One Thousand native Louisiana trees will be given out at no charge to the residents of New Orleans and Orleans Parish to help in the restoration of their community following Hurricane Isaac.  This is the third event planned over the upcoming months that include four other Louisiana Parishes which are St. Bernard, St. John, St. Tammany, and Jefferson Parishes with the goal of giving away over 5,000 trees. This event will also include a seminar on proper tree planting and care provided by the City of New Orleans Department of Parks & Parkways.  

 

WHEN:                        Saturday, December 8, 2012

WHEN:                        9:00 am until 12:00 noon

WHERE:                       City of New Orleans

Department of Parks & Parkways
2829 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122

This Big TREEsy Giveaway is a program by Hike for KaTREEna, a non-profit organization whose mission is to replant over 100,000 trees lost to Hurricane Katrina, and now Hurricane Isaac.  Hike for KaTREEna is a member of the 2013 New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee's Environmental Committee.  The Environmental Committee is charged with executing all environmental initiatives for Super Bowl XLVII.  The trees have been generously provided by a grant from the Apache Foundation, philanthropic arm of the Apache Corporation. 

                                                         

About the 2013 Super Bowl Host Committee   
The mission of the 2013 New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee is to raise all funding necessary to fulfill the obligations of New Orleans' bid to the NFL and to operationally execute those obligations. The Host Committee, as defined by the NFL, manages local volunteers and serves as the city's ambassador to the incoming teams, their fans and media. The Committee is comprised of local leaders with a passion for football and New Orleans.