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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
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Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
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Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
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White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! 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.