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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 27 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 27 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Pirate's Choice…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for Pirate's Choice featuring Luke Quaranta, Terrence Houston, and… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

The Brees Dream Foundation awards $1,000,000 to New Orleans area nonprofits for the Super Service Challenge

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Vicki Voelker
504.324.4242
Vicki@gambelpr.com

 The Brees Dream Foundation awards $1,000,000 to New Orleans area nonprofits for the Super Service Challenge

WHO: Drew Brees and Companies With A Mission

WHAT: Drew Brees will announce the winners of the New Orleans Super Service Challenge, giving away $1,000,000 to New Orleans area nonprofits

WHEN: 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 30

WHERE: New Orleans Host Committee Media Booth (in front of the Mardi Gras Float)
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.

WHY: Drew Brees and the Brees Dream Foundation and Mitch Davis of Companies With A Mission will announce the winners of the $1,000,000 being given out to New Orleans-area charities as part of the Super Service Challenge.

The Super Service Challenge encouraged local companies and organizations to spread the heart of service New Orleans is famous for. As a result, over 2,000 New Orleanians served local nonprofits and more than 250 teams submitted their service to the Super Service Challenge. Public voting and a panel of judges have determined the winning entries. Winners will be awarded cash donations from $2,000 to $25,000 to be given directly to the charities served by those winning teams.

HOW: Mitch Davis of Companies With A Mission and the top five winners are available for follow-up interviews.

For more information on the Super Service Challenge or on the Brees Dream Foundation, visit www.superservicechallenge.com or www.drewbrees.com

About Brees Dream Foundation
The Brees Dream Foundation, founded in 2003, improves the quality of life for cancer patients and provides care, education and opportunities for children and families in need. Brittany and Drew Brees and the Brees Dream Foundation have collectively committed and/or contributed more than $17,000,000 to charitable causes and academic institutions. For more information visit www.drewbrees.com or follow Drew on Twitter at @drewbrees.

About Companies With A Mission
Companies With A Mission was founded to inspire a greater purpose in business that changes the way we view work and encourages a heart of service to the world around us. They inspire this movement by providing opportunities that add significance to the work we do each day. For more information visit cwam.com