METAIRIE, La. – The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce will commemorate its most significant milestone to date, celebrating its 25th anniversary of advocating, educating, and connecting the Greater New Orleans region with a “Sterling Moments” Gala, presented by OnPath Federal Credit Union, on Friday, November 18 from 7 – 10 p.m., at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center.
Guests for the event include prominent business leaders, Jefferson Chamber leadership, elected officials and key decision makers in the community. Semi-formal dress attire is required for all attendees.
“The Jefferson Chamber’s leadership and membership have accomplished so much since its creation,” said Jefferson Chamber President Ruth Lawson. “This event is going to be a terrific way to bring so many influential people together, including those who laid the foundation for our success in 1997 and the ones who are still making our parish the best place to do business 25 years later.”
The occasion will feature an open bar, live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres and interactive experiences including charbroiled oysters grilled on site by Drago’s Seafood and chefs from Rock-N-Sake Bar & Sushi will prepare and serve fresh sushi rolls. Jazzman Entertainment will perform throughout the evening, while cigar-rolling demonstrations will be led by Cigar Factory alongside a specialty bourbon tasting station.
Guests will also have the opportunity to capture memories in the Glam Booth Studio snapping black and white photographs courtesy of The Pixure Booth.
“OnPath’s commitment to building a stronger community includes partnering with organizations such as the Jefferson Chamber to provide educational programming and financial services,” said Jared Freeman, President and CEO of OnPath Federal Credit Union. “With community ties to Jefferson Parish since our inception in 1961, OnPath is proud to serve as Presenting Sponsor of the Jefferson Chamber’s 25th Anniversary Sterling Moments Gala. We look forward to celebrating the Jefferson Chamber’s 25 years of success!”
Proceeds from the event support the business organization’s efforts in public policy advocacy and quality of life initiatives.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber celebrates its 25th year as a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community in 2022. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Five-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013, 2015, and 2019 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.