Mar 162017

(via the Greater Mid-City Business Association)

The Greater Mid-City Business Association (GMCBA) will host their Annual State of Mid-City Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21 at The Cannery, located at 3803 Toulouse Street.

City officials scheduled to appear and/or speak include Councilwoman Susan Guidry, a representative from the office of Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

The luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Featured speakers will talk about the state of the Mid-City neighborhood and the business in it. Other invited organizations include NOPD First and Third Districts, Mid-City Neighborhood Organization, Bayou Boogaloo, and Friends of Lafitte Greenway.

For the first year, GMCBA will also award a Business of the Year and Businessperson of the Year. Winners will be announced during the event. Nominees include:

  • Business of the Year: The Broad Theater, Friends of Lafitte Greenway, Krewe of Endymion, Mark’s Mid-City Service Station, Mothership Foundation (Bayou Boogaloo), and New Orleans Redevelopment Fund
  • Businessperson of the Year: Councilwoman Susan Guidry, Sophie Harris (Friends of Lafitte Greenway), Justin Pitard (Avery’s on Tulane), Jay Nix (Parkway Bakery & Tavern), and Pauline & Stephen Patterson (Trèo)

Admission is $25 online and $30 at the door. Tickets are available at midcitybiz.com.

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