KENNER, La. – The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of Jefferson luncheon, presented by IBERIABANK/First Horizon, on Wednesday, November 17 at Chateau Golf & Country Club. The luncheon served as an opportunity for the Chamber’s members to be updated on the progress of the parish over the last year.
The panel included Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, Jefferson Parish Councilman-at-Large for Division B, Scott Walker, and Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent, Dr. James Gray. Each panelist answered questions regarding their role in the parish and evaluated progress, performance, and future planning initiatives.
Cynthia Lee Sheng awarded Joseph R. Denny Jr., Administrative Management Specialist IV of the Community Justice Agency, the Joseph S. Yenni Award, which is presented annually to the outstanding parish employee of the year.
Proceeds from the event support the Jefferson Chamber’s efforts in pro-business advocacy and quality of life initiatives.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. 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.