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Thursday, October 04, 2018
The Greater Hammond Chamber and Hammond Downtown Development District are once again encouraging the community to head to local restaurants following the Southeastern Louisiana University Homecoming Game on Saturday, Oct. 13. “Railroad Roar is a chance for our restaurants to show off their Lion Pride and benefit from Southeastern’s Homecoming excitement,” Greater Hammond Chamber President and CEO ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, September 24, 2018
North Oaks Medical Center’s Emergency Services Drive has been renamed in memory of Dr. Jay Smith, who served as medical director of the hospital’s emergency department for 22 years until his untimely passing in July 2016. With the approval of the planning commissions of both the Tangipahoa Parish Council and the City of Hammond earlier in the year, the street has been officially renamed “Jay ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, September 24, 2018
“Is that Maw Maw,” Kingston Hilliard asked as Lacey Norwood, a program assistant with North Oaks Hospice, knelt to give him a better view of the painted lady butterfly perched on top of its release envelope. Much to his delight, the butterfly seemed to linger before fluttering away. The butterfly release culminated a memorial service, hosted Aug. 18 by North Oaks Hospice, to remember 89 former ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, September 24, 2018
The treatment window for the most common type of stroke has expanded from three hours to 24 hours at North Oaks Medical Center due to enhanced interventional radiology capabilities made possible by the addition of Dr. Zachary Liner, a  neuroradiologist, to the medical staff. The hospital, which is a certified Primary Stroke Center through The Joint Commission, is the only facility on the ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, September 10, 2018
Threats to our health appear at every turn these days. Some risks we can control. Others we cannot. One preventable health risk still manages to indiscriminately kill thousands of people in the U.S. each year. It’s trauma caused by Motor Vehicle Crashes (MVCs). A look at crash statistics proves this point. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that more than ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, August 31, 2018
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards and North Oaks Health System Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Peltier will tell Greater Hammond Chamber members how the opioid crisis is affecting Tangipahoa Parish during a September luncheon sponsored by Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Homes and Crematory.  The luncheon will take place on Monday, Sept. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Historic Michabelle ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Seven Secretary of State Candidates and more than 45 candidates representing races throughout Tangipahoa Parish will participate in the Meet the Candidates and Secretary of State Forum on Thursday, September 6, presented by the Greater Hammond Chamber and the Southeastern Louisiana University Student Government Association.  The Meet the Candidates portion of the event will take place from ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, August 17, 2018
With more than 14 years of leadership experience in health care, Sarah E. Mitchell of Hammond has been promoted to Vice President of Ancillary Services for North Oaks Health System. In her new role, Mitchell will provide leadership for the health system’s diagnostic, laboratory and rehabilitation services, as well as patient access and hospital admissions.​Mitchell first joined the North Oaks team ...read more
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Over 350 business and community leaders celebrated a fun night in Hammond, America on Saturday, Aug. 11, with the Greater Hammond Chamber.  “The entire event exceeded our expectations! You could feel a huge sense of community when you walked into our street fair style event,” said Board Member and Chillin’ Committee Chairman Sally Carlisle. “So many people showed up to support the Greater ...read more
Categories: Chamber News

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